The Annual Meeting of the National Council of State Title III Directors

took place May 16-17 in the Los Angeles, CA area at the Garland Hotel (North Hollywood) jointly with the Council of Great City Schools Bilingual Directors Meeting.

The meetings included a full day on May 16th for SEA and LEA Title III Directors and staff, and a half-day joint meeting on May 17th with the Council of Great City Schools Bilingual Directors. All SEA and LEA Title III Directors and EL Coordinators (and others involved in the education of ELs) were invited to register. Approximately 20 states and a number of LEAs were in attendance. The meeting highlights included a Keynote Address from a Master's Degree candidate who is a former EL. He shared how he navigated the K-12 educational system as an EL. A panel of current ELs from North Hollywood High School shared their educational experiences. In addition, there were informational presentations from the U.S. Department of Education.

Save the date

The National Council of State Title III Directors (NCSTIIID) is partnering with the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) for its 2018 Annual Meeting. The NCSTIIID 2018 Annual Meeting will take place concurrently with NABE's Pre-Conference Institutes on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Stay tuned for more information.