Fri, Nov 03|
University of Kansas Student Union
Kansas World Language Association 2023 Annual Conference
Don't miss this opportunity to connect with Language Teachers across the state of Kansas.
Time & Location
Nov 03, 8:30 AM CDT – Nov 04, 4:00 PM CDT
University of Kansas Student Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
About the Event
Dates: Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, 2023
Theme: Cultivating Community through Language Learning
Astrid Emily Francis is a nationally recognized English as a Second Language teacher at Concord High School in Concord, North Carolina. She serves students in 9th-12th grade with various English proficiency levels. Emily is a native Spanish-speaker who is originally from Guatemala and came to the U.S. as an unaccompanied minor. Her experience as an English Language Learner inspired her to become an ESL teacher and affords her a deep understanding of the challenges her students must overcome to find success. Emily earned a BA in Spanish and a MAT in ESL from UNC-Charlotte. She serves as a professional development facilitator, motivational speaker, and Keynote. Emily forms part of the Executive Board of The Carolinas TESOL (teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages).
Emily is the author of If You Only Knew: Letters from an Immigrant Teacher.
Emily served as teacher liaison to the Cabarrus County Board of Education as Teacher of the Year 2016.
As a leader, Emily’s focus is to inspire students to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more.
Friday, 8:00a-9:00 - Registration
Friday, 8:30a-5:15p - Extension workshop & sessions
Friday, 5:15p-8:30p - AAT meetings, networking and reception
Saturday, 7:30-8:00a - Check-in and registration
Saturday, 8:00a-4:00p - Business meeting and sessions
Optional Meals (diet-restricted meals available)
- Coffee, hot tea and water available all day, both days
- Friday lunch
- Friday heavy hors d'oeuvres
- Saturday breakfast
- Saturday lunch
If you need to pay by check, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and CC email@example.com by email. Thank you!
Early Bird - 2 day w/ meals
+$4.13 service fee
This ticket will gain you entry to the entire 2-day conference and includes the following meals (all include a vegetarian options): Friday: -Coffee and hot tea in the morning -lunch -heavy/hot Hors d'oeuvres at the evening networking session Saturday: -Coffee and hot tea -Breakfast buffet -Lunch buffet
+$4.13 service fee0
Early Bird - 2 day no meals
+$2.75 service fee
This ticket will gain you entry to the entire 2-day conference but includes no meals.
+$2.75 service fee0
Early Bird - Saturday w/ meals
+$3.13 service fee
This ticket is valid only for Saturday of the conference and includes the following meals (all include a vegetarian options): Saturday: -Coffee and hot tea -Breakfast buffet -Lunch buffet
+$3.13 service fee0
Early Bird - Saturday no meals
+$2.25 service fee
This ticket is valid for conference events on Saturday only. No meals are included.
+$2.25 service fee0