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Meetings & Conferences

As presenters, Advancing ALTELLA team members attend and host meetings and conferences to connect with educators and share project work.

Look for us at these upcoming meetings and conferences:



Professional Learning

Language Testing Research Colloquium – March 7-11, 2022

  • Topic: Characteristics of English Learners with Significant Cognitive Disabilities: Insights from the Individual Characteristics Questionnaire
    • Presenters: Laurene Christensen, James Mitchell, and Vitaliy Shyyan (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium)

American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference – March 19-22, 2022

  • Topic: An analysis of home language survey questions to identify English learners for services
    • Presenters: Laurene Christensen, James Mitchell, Delis Cuéllar, and Desiree Taylor

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference – March 22-25, 2022

  • Topic: Supporting the Language Development of ELs with Significant Cognitive Disabilities 
    • Presenters: Laurene Christensen, Kristen Burton, and James Mitchell
  • Topic: Equity in Assessment: Considerations for Accessibility in English Language Proficiency Assessment Design (as part of the Supporting Students with Disabilities Interest Section Academic Session)
    • Presenters: Laurene Christensen and James Mitchell