Conference Schedule

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Wednesday January 26th

4:00-6:00 pm       Registration Desk open

AMTESOL 2022 Conference Program

Thursday January 27th: Pre-Conference Advocacy Day

Learn about current issues and how you can support them.

8:00-11:00am      Registration Desk open

9:30-10:30am       Speaker: Amelia Steadman McGowan (Mississippi Center for Justice)

10:30-10:45am     Coffee/Beverage Break

10:45-11:45am     Speaker: L. Patricia Ice (Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance)

12:00-1:00pm       Box Lunch

1:00-2:00pm         Speaker: Carlos E. Alemán (The Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama)

2:00-2:10pm         Break

2:10-3:00pm         Q & A with Guest Speakers

3:00-3:50pm         Workshop: Advocacy in TESOL: An Overview and Call to Action

3:50-4:00pm         Break

4:00-5:00pm         Lightning Rounds: Individual advocates from MS & AL sharing their work

4:00-6:00pm         Registration Desk open

Friday January 28th: Pre-Conference Institute

7:30am-6:00pm   Registration Desk open

9:00am-12:00pm Pre-Conference Institute: Workshops A, B, C, D

10:30-10:45am     Coffee/Beverage Break

12:00-1:00pm       Lunch for PCI attendees

Friday January 28th: Conference begins

1:00-6:00pm         Exhibitors - Main Lobby

1:00-1:45pm         Concurrent Sessions

2:00-2:45pm         Concurrent Sessions

2:45-3:00pm         Coffee/Beverage Break

3:00-3:45pm         Concurrent Sessions

4:00-4:45pm         Concurrent Sessions

4:45-6:00pm         Poster Sessions & Networking

6:30-7:30pm         Dinner

7:30-8:30pm         Keynote Address: Diane Staehr Fenner, PhD*

Saturday January 29th: Conference

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105 East Pascagoula Street

Jackson, Mississippi

7:00-9:00am    Registration Desk open

7:30-9:00am         Continental Breakfast

8:00am-12:00pm Exhibitors - Main Lobby

8:00-8:20am         AMTESOL Business Meeting - everyone invited & welcome!

8:30-10:15am       Workshop with Keynote Speaker Diane Staehr Fenner, PhD: Culturally Responsive Teaching*

9:00-9:45am         Concurrent Sessions

10:00-10:45am     Concurrent Sessions

10:45-11:00am     Coffee/Beverage Break

11:00-11:45am     Concurrent Sessions

12:00-12:45pm     Concurrent Sessions

12:45pm                Conference ends

*All Friday-Saturday conference attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Fenner's book, Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners: Tools for Equity