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I-DEA National Conferences Announced

Posted on 07/18/2017

Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges is pleased to offer four regional Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) training conferences around the country.

The conferences, held in collaboration with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will equip English language faculty and administrators with practical information and hands-on tools to successfully implement and deliver I-DEA programs at their locations.

The I-DEA flipped classroom, hybrid model prepares students to enter college and career pathways with digital literacy and academic skills. I-DEA's outcomes are 9 percent to 16 percent higher than traditional English language classrooms.

Who should attend?

  • English language faculty
  • Program administrators
  • I-DEA partners


The trainings will be held in four different states around the U.S. Choose one location link to register:

  • Aug. 14-15, 2017, San Diego, CA
  • Sept. 14-15, 2017, Houston, TX
  • Oct. 23-24, 2017, Cumming, GA
  • Dates TBD for New York

What's included

The daylong conference is free for registered participants.
Your training, conference materials, breakfast and lunch are generously sponsored by SBCTC and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Source: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges Web site

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