DFW-ASLTA Mini-Conference: August 1-2 2014 – DFW

dfwaslta august 2014DFW-ASLTA MINI-CONFERENCE August 1 & 2, 2014

The Road To ASL Mastery Energizing Your Teaching!

Engaging Your Students

JOIN US!

The University of Texas at Arlington / Nedderman Hall is where it’s at!

Learn some ways to energize your ASL teaching!

See our presenters share their experiences and suggestions that can help you engage further your ASL students!

THE PRESENTERS LINE-UP includes: Dr. Byron Bridges – back by popular demand! Watch the DFW-ASLTA website for more presenters being added to the lineup.

DFW-ASLTA MINI-CONFERENCE August 1 & 2, 2014

SESSION TOPICS: At the recent April Mini-Conference, the attendees voted on these desired topics. Not all topics are guaranteed to be covered.

Latest News in ASL Teaching
Teaching Methodology
ASL Classifiers
Storytelling skills
Deaf Cultural Conversation skills
Sign Phrases commonly used by the Deaf
Teaching certain Grammatical Rules
Urgent Information on ASL Teaching in Texas
Teaching Methodology
ASL Classifiers

THE PRESENTERS LINE-UP includes: Dr. Byron Bridges – back by popular demand! Watch the DFW-ASLTA website for more presenters being added to the lineup.

General Schedule for DFW-ASLTA Mini-Conference Watch the Conference News for the latest details and updates.

Friday, August 1, 2014

7:30 AM: Registration
8:00 AM: Session 1
9:15 AM: Session 2
10:30 AM: Session 3
12:00 noon Lunch
1:30 Session 4
2:45 Session 5
4:00 Session 6

Saturday, August 2, 2014

7:30 AM: Registration
8:00 AM: Session 7
9:15 AM: Session 8
10:30 AM: Session 9
12:00 noon Lunch
1:30 Session 10
2:45 Session 11
4:00 Session 12

Friday Evening August 1, 2014

6:30 PM Banquet & Entertainment

CONTACT INFORMATION By email: DFWASLTA2013@gmail.com !

By postal mail: DFW-ASLTA, PO Box 210984 Bedford, Tx 76095

To see more information and news which will be posted periodically, go to http://www.lonestarasl.org and click! AUGUST MINI-CONFERENCE, then click on Conference News.

To register, go to http://www.lonestarasl.org and click on August Mini Conference

* a certificate of participation
* registration packet
* light morning snacks
* all presentations and handouts (as provided by the presenters)
* Friday lunch and Saturday lunch
* Friday night banquet,

The registration fee includes :

Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA) Early bird registration was a total of $160 to $210 (not Including membership). This includes only two lunches and a reception. Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf (TSID) Early bird was $195 to $225 for members and $250 to $335 for non-members. This includes a reception and only two meals (lunch and banquet).

INFORMATION ON PURCHASE ORDER

* Letter from the Allen ISD Director of Staff Development and Curriculum (requesting the release from teaching for professional growth) On the DFW-ASLTA website, see the letter explaining the value of this mini conference for professional growth. You can share this letter 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 policy may be different, find out and follow their procedure for arrangements. The sooner you make the request, the easier it is to get approved. ! INFORMATION ON CEU AND CPE

* CEU / CPE FEES for TEACHERS from UTA Division for Enterprise Development/ Department of Continuing Education The CEU/CPE fee ($23) is separate from the registration and goes directly to UTA Dept. of Continuing Education. Upon completion of the 12 hours of participation, a certificate will be sent to you at your address that you provided on your form. ! ? CEU / CPE FEES for INTERPRETERS The Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf (TSID) CEU does not charge any fee for certification. Upon completion of the 12 hours of participation, a certificate will be presented. ! The DARS/DHHS Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) CEU does not charge any fee for certification. Upon completion of the 12 hours of participation, a certificate will be presented.

(All fees are non-refundable)

Members of DFW-ASLTA Non-Members

Early Bird Registration Now until June 10, 2014
$140.00 $155.00

Regular Registration June 10 – June 30, 2014
$155.00 $170.00

Late Registration July 1 – July 22, 2014
$170.00 $185.00
Registration closed July 23 – July 31, 2014

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At-Door Registration August 1, 2014
$180.00 $195.00
CEU fee $23.00 $23.0

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DFW-ASLTA Mini-Conference Dinner, Social and Entertainment (in a Private Room) Friday Night August 1, 2014 6 PM to 10 PM

Mercado Juarez Restaurant
Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Arlington Highlands (Near Parks Mall) 125 East I-20 Arlington, TX

Right next to Quality Inn

FAJITA BUFFET

Beef Fajita
Chicken Fajita
Beans
Rice
Cheese
Guacamole
Pico De Gallo
Chips & Salsa
Sapodillas

Non-alcoholic drinks included Alcoholic drink orders from bar Happy Hour: 5 PM to 7 PM

Mini-Conference participants: your meal is already included in your registration Spouses, Partners, Friends: $ 22.00 Children under 12: $10.00 – To purchase your buffet tickets, go to: http://www.dfwaslta.org and click on AUGUST 1&2 Mini-Conference then click on BANQUET Deadline: July 29, 2014

Download 2-pages flyer & registration form:

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