Schedule at a Glance

Friday, November 13, 2020

9:00-9:10

Opening Remarks by NYS TESOL President Laura Baecher

9:15-9:45

Plenary 1: Okhee Lee

10:00-10:45

Concurrent Sessions

11:00-11:30 

Coffee Klatsch with TESOL Great Diane Larsen-Freeman

11:45-12:15

Plenary 2: Ofelia García

12:30-1:15

TESOL Expert Brown-Bag Conversation with Luciana de Oliveira

1:30-2:30

Hands-on Workshops

More than Scaffolding Reading: Validating, Affirming, Honoring ELs

Valentina Gonzalez

Teaching Immigration Through Film: A Workshop for Secondary Educators

Tatyana Kleyn

Culturally Sustaining-Responsive Instructional Reading Approaches for Emergent Adolescent Readers

Jody Polleck

Migrant Students and Trauma - Part 1

Michael O'Loughlin and Susanne Marcus

The Altruistic Shield: Moving Past Racial Discomfort and White Fragility

Justin Gerald

Standing up for Our Community: an Upstander Workshop for Teachers 

Sarah Creider

Virtual Study Abroad Collaboration

Devin Thornburg and Óscar Ceballos

2:45-3:15

Afternoon Tea with TESOL expert Diane Staehr Fenner

3:30-4:00

Plenary 3:  Deborah Short

4:15-5:00

Award Ceremony

Celebrate Students and Educators

Saturday, November 14, 2020

9:00-9:10

Opening Remarks by NYS TESOL President Laura Baecher

9:15-9:45

Plenary 1: Elisa Alvarez

10:00-10:45

Concurrent Sessions

11:00-11:30

Coffee Klatsch with TESOL great Stephen Krashen 

11:45-12:15

Plenary 2: Alicja Winnicki

12:30-1:15

TESOL Expert Brown-Bag Conversation with Emily Francis

1:30-2:30

Hands-on Workshops

Migrant Students and Trauma - Part 2

Michael O'Loughlin and Susanne Marcus

Advancing the Language & Literacy Needs of Adolescent Newcomers

Rebecca Curinga and Ingrid Heidrick

The Synchronous Online Flipped Learning Approach - An 8-Step Cycle

Helaine Marshall

Engaging All Students in Learning Science Through Functional Use of Language

Emily Kang and Okhee Lee

Creating Breakout Rooms with Google Meet to Encourage Live Collaboration

Tan Huynh

Addressing Perceptions and Stereotypes in Interracial Friendships and Teacher-Student Relationships within Diverse School Communities

Ming-Hsuan Wu and Sonna Opstad

Determining Language Difference from Disability 

Jamie Scripps

Culturally-Responsive and Sustaining Practices

Odette Clarke and Max Chang

Texts, Topic, Translanguaging: A Framework for Teaching Bilingual/ Multilingual Students

Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera

2:45-3:15

NYS TESOL SIGs/ Regions Tea and Conversation

3:30-4:00

Plenary 3: Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove

4:15-5:00

Toast the 50th!

Honor 50 Past Presidents and Installation of New Board