Speaker and Expo Events

  • Wednesday, June 7, 2023
    8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

    This full day of professional learning will provide participants with the opportunity to engage with experts in the field and explore community organizations and curriculum resources.


    • Makaya Revell: the founder of the Maria Mambu Makaya Foundation, shares his extraordinary refugee story.
    • Dr. Andrea G. Kolb: Vice President and Chief Education Officer at WITF, discusses using an asset-based approach to address the needs of English Learners.
    • Kirsten DeRoche and Marie Ronneburger, PaTTAN will share how cultural navigators can support culturally and linguistically diverse students and their families. 
    • Expo Showcase: Community Organizations and Curriculum Vendors share their resources that support  English Learners and their families.

    Participating Vendors and Community Organizations are listed below with many more to come.

Bring your team to explore and learn!

Program Details

  • Send teams to share in the learning!
  • Vendor Information
  • Contact Beth McKee
  • Directions to 455 Boot Rd, Downingtown, PA 19335

Best for

  • Teams of administrators and educators attend together! EL coordinators, curriculum directors, pupil services directors, building administrators, school counselors and all teachers and staff who touch the lives of English learners.

Participating Vendors

Participating Community Organizations

  • CCIU Head Start
  • CCIU Migrant Education Program