A Brilliant Blend
2003 State Conference
Information about the upcoming "Brilliant Blend" Kansas ESOL, Bilingual, Migrant, Refugee Education Conference in Wichita, June 4-6, 2003 is available on our KATESOL Web pages, at http://www.fhsu.edu/katesol, and the full bulletin is available online as a Word document at http://www.ksde.org/sfp/esol/bulletin2.htm. There are lots of great reasons to attend this
conference, where Migrant Education Directors from across the state will have their annual meeting and there will be a lot of valuable information and resources from publishers as well as from the State of Kansas Department of Education.
Co-sponsors of this event:
· Kansas Association of Migrant Directors
· Kansas State Department of Education-State and Federal Programs
· Kansas Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
This will be a wonderful opportunity to further network on behalf of your school or district's English language learners.
KATESOL Spring Conference in Hays
The Keynote Address and the Roundtable Discussion from the KATESOL Spring Conference in Hays are on streaming video at http://www.fhsu.edu/katesol/video.htm. There are already requests from out of state for copies of the videos to use in ESOL teacher training seminars.
For those of you who accepted free books from publishers at the KATESOL conference in Hays, please remember to get your reviews written and sent to Howard Pollock, firstname.lastname@example.org , for inclusion in the KATESOL Newsletter. This is an important opportunity to share new knowledge with your colleagues and peers at schools across the state.
New KATESOL Officers for 2003-2004
New officers elected for next year are: Christopher Renner – President
Robb Scott – 1st Vice President
Janet Booth – Member-At-Large