Register for Academic Literacy for ELLs


Monday, June 15, 2014

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Workshop Venue

Madeline Suite

Wagnoner Hall, UNCW

Maps, Driving Directions


Free parking is available in Lot FF, which is directly in front of Madeline Suite.

Academic Literacy for English Language Learners


The registration fee of $25 per person includes

  • Two workshop sessions (six hours)
  • Continental breakfast
  • Box lunch
  • Book:
  • Certificate of Attendance

Register by Monday, June 8, 2014 to reserve your spot at the workshop.

Register today!

Group Registration
If you plan to attend as a group, please fill out a registration form for the group and include a list of the individuals in your group who will be attending. You may pay for the group with one check.


8:30 - 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 12:00 pm

Session 1:

12:00 - 12:30 pm

Box Lunch Provided

12:30 - 3:30 pm

Session 2:

About the Speakers

Yvonne and David FreemanDr. Yvonne Freeman and Dr. David Freeman are professors emeritus at The University of Texas at Brownsville. Both are interested in effective education for English language learners. They present regularly at international, national, and state conferences. They have worked extensively in schools in the U.S. They have also worked with educators in Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Argentina, Uruguay, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, Mallorca, and Sweden.

The Freemans have published books, articles and book chapters jointly and separately on the topics of second language teaching, biliteracy, bilingual education, linguistics, and second language acquisition. Their newest books are Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition 3rd edition (2011), Academic Language for English Language Learners and Struggling Readers (2009), the revised translation of, La enseñanza de la lectura y la escritura en el salón bilingüe y de doble inmersión  (2009) published by Heinemann, English Language Learners: The Essential Guide (2007), published by Scholastic and a book they edited, Diverse Learners in the Mainstream Classroom (2008) published by Heinemann. Other books written by the Freemans and published by Heinemann include the second edition of Teaching Reading and Writing in Spanish and English in Bilingual and Dual Language Classrooms, Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators, Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics, and Grammar; Closing the Achievement Gap: How to Reach Limited Formal Schooling and Long-Term English Learners, Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms, and ESL/EFL Teaching: Principles for Success. The Freemans are authors on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s programs On Our Way to English and Literature by Design as well as Benchmark Education’s  Spanish reading program.

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