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University of Washington and CELIN Forum: Raising Multilingual Citizens of the World
University of Washington and CELIN Forum: Raising Multilingual Citizens of the World
WhenSaturday, Mar 7, 2020, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus room206
Event typesInformation Sessions, Lectures/Seminars, Workshops
Event sponsorsCELIN at Asia Society
UW Department of Asian Languages and Literature
UW East Asia Center
UW Simpson Center for the Humanities
UW Center for Global Studies
UW Department of Linguistics

UPDATE: Due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus, we are hosting this event online instead of in person. All registered participants will receive a Zoom invitation. 
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This is a one-day forum which brings together stake-holders responsible for raising multilingual citizens - parents, educators, researchers, administrators and the community - to learn what we have found, share our successful experiences, discuss our challenges, and explore paths forward. 

Morning sessions: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Keynote presentation and research and parent panels. (Space capacity: 95)

Networking lunch: 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. (Lunch provided for educators who are all-day participants)

Afternoon Professional Development Workshops: 1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Resources and Strategies at Your Fingertips (Space capacity: 62)

Detailed event schedule

Registration is free but space is limited.
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Recommended lots: 
N20 and N21 Padelford parking garage off Pend Oreille Road

To request disability accommodations, contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance of the event: 543-6450 (voice); 543-6452 (TDD); 685-7264 (fax);

Organizing committee:
Dr. Chan Lü (UW Asian Languages and Literature)
Dr. Shuhan Wang (CELIN at Asia Society)
Dr. Michele A. Aoki (Retired International Education Administrator at the Seattle Public Schools; World Language advocate)
Dr. Amy Pace (UW Speech and Hearing Sciences)
Advisory committee:

UW Committee for Multilingual Teaching, Research and Learning (CMTRL)
Paris Granville (K-12 World Language Developer, Bellevue School District)
Catherine Ousselin, President, Washington Association for Language Teaching (WAFLT)

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