DFW-ASLTA Mini-Conference 2014
Out with the Old, In with the New: ASL Instruction in 2014
Three special guest speakers from Texas Foreign Language Association, American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages, and American Sign Language Teachers Association are coming to share information and updates with us. More details coming soon!
Date: April 4, 2014 and April 5, 2104
Location: University of Texas at Arlington
We are pleased to have a very special guest presenter Dr. Byron Bridges with us at this conference.
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY An evening entertainment with Dr. Byron Bridges
OPEN TO PUBLIC
April 5, 2014
Nedderman Hall 100
Time: 7:00 PM
More information can be found here: CLICK HERE.
General Schedule for DFW-ASLTA Mini-Conference (subject to adjustments)
Presentations will focus mainly on various uses of technology in ASL courses.
List of Presenters and their presentation titles / information will be announced in February 2014 flyer.
Sign up & receive 1.5 CEU/15 hours CPE from UT Arlington / Dept. of Continuing Education
12 noon to 1 PM
Teaching Tip #1: “Interactive Bingo”
Friday 1 PM – 5:30 PM
Presentations (to be announced)
Teacher Exchange #1
"ASL Buzz Words" by Dr. Byron Bridges
Teacher Exchange #2
Friday evening 7 PM – 9 PM
“Seminar for ASL 1 & 2 Teaching” by Dr. Byron Bridges
8 AM – 12:30 PM
Three Organization Representatives (to be announced)
"Deaf Tend Yours, Revisited” by Dr. Byron Bridges
Teacher Exchange #3
DFW-ASLTA General Meeting
Saturday afternoon 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Presentations (to be announced)
Teacher Exchange #4
Saturday evening 7 PM – 9 PM (Open to public)
“For Your Eyes Only” by Dr. Byron Bridges
By email: [email protected]
By postal mail: DFW-ASLTA, PO Box 210984, Bedford TX, 76095
DFW-ASLTA APRIL 2014 MINI-CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
NOTE TO CURRENT MEMBERS:
For those who already filled out the member profile, send us an email indicating your interest in attending the mini-conference and you will be given instructions to go directly to registration. Be sure to inform DFW-ASLTA of any changes in YOUR member profile as this could affect your receiving DFW-ASLTA email.
NOTE TO THOSE WHO ARE NOT YET MEMBERS:
You do need to become member to register for the conference. Go to http://www.dfw-aslta.org and click on DFW-ASLTA Membership that includes a short form and PayPal link to pay the membership fee of $25.00. Upon completion, you can go directly to the April 2014 Mini-Conference.
LETTER: RELEASE FROM TEACHING FOR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH letter from the Allen ISD (see below)
Director of Staff Development and Curriculum
At the end of this flyer, see the letter explaining the value of this mini conference for professional growth. You can share this with your department chair, principal, or professional growth/development coordinator as it will help them justify the time release from your class. As each campus is different, find out and follow their procedure for arrangements.
CEU / CPE FEES
The CEU/CPE fee ($23) is separate from the registration and goes directly to UTA Dept. of Continuing Education. Upon completion of the 15 hours of participation, a certificate will be sent to you at your address that you provided on your form.
The registration fee includes a certificate of participation, all presentations and handouts (as provided by the
presenters), registration packet, four meals (Friday supper, Friday night social after the last presentation, light
Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch, and Saturday supper), some snacks, admission to Dr. Byron Bridges’ Saturday night entertainment, and Saturday night social after the entertainment).
Upon completing your registration, you will receive an invoice from PayPal as a proof of your registration.
Deadlines for registration – DFW-ASLTA members only
Regular Registration……… February 15 to March 7, 2014 – $160
Late registration…………… March 7 to March 27, 2014 – $170
Online registration closed… March 28, 2014 —————–
At Door Registration……… April 4, 2014 only – $180
Certificate for 1.5 CEU / 15 CPE hours – $23
NOTE: The above registration fees are very good and includes more features compared to the following:
TEXAS FOREIGN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (TFLA) At their recent conference, for the early bird registration it was a total of $160 to $210 (not including membership). This includes only two lunches and a reception. Regular registration was higher.
TEXAS SOCIETY OF INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF (TSID) At their recent conference, for the early bird registration it was $195 to $225 for members and $250 to $335 for non-members. This includes a reception and only two meals (lunch and banquet). Regular registration was higher.
Download DFWASLTA APRIL 2014 Mini Conference Public Flyer (PDF)