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AMTESOL strives to serve the needs of intensive program teachers, administrators, graduate students, and PK-12 teachers in the field of ESL throughout Alabama and Mississippi.

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January 11-13, 2024

Tupelo, Mississippi

Cadence Bank Arena and Conference Center

Advocacy Morning
Pre-Conference Institute (afternoon)

Thursday, January 11


All day Friday -Saturday a.m., January 12-13

Call for Proposals
Deadline: Extended to October 2

Valentina Gonzalez

Valentina Gonzalez is an educational consultant and content creator for Seidlitz Education. She is also a longtime educator with over 25 years of experience serving emergent bilingual students and their families from around the globe. Her personal experience as an immigrant from Yugoslavia and a language learner fuels her desire to advocate for multilingual children and support teachers with the best research-based teaching methods. 

Valentina leads engaging professional learning opportunities and coaches teachers on effective sheltered instruction strategies. She also creates highly sought-after infographics and resources to support educators of multilingual students. Her work's primary focus has been on literacy, culture, and language.

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