ILEA WINTER MEETING for the Institutional Forum

Tuesday February 21, 2012

9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

St. Nicholas Adult High School
Ottawa Catholic School Board
893 Admiral Avenue, K1Z 6L6

Here is an opportunity for you to consider spending the Family Day weekend in Ottawa and enjoying the last few days of WINTERLUDE! Ottawa will host the Winter ILEA Meeting and we have a lot already on the agenda!  Remember to check out options for travel with Via Rail, Porter, WestJet and Air Canada.  Hotel rates available at some hotels – contact ILEA for more information.  Ask for special rates at the Courtyard Marriott in the Byward Market or the Delta Ottawa hotel (ask for the OCENET rate).

Option:  Dinner on Monday February 20, 2012!  (Email info@ilea.ca to let us know if you are interested)

Agenda Topics Include:
– IL Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Documents (pending release from the Ministry of Education)
– Promotional Package on the Benefits of Language Learners (for school board use – BRING THUMB DRIVE!)
– Report on First Language Assessment Project for Adult Learners
– Report from the OTF Forum for Associations
– Task Project using the CEFR
– Financial Literacy Project
– Using the ILEA Website for Communication
– Research on Multilingualism (University of Ottawa)
– Language Alliance Group and Report
– Sharing on Summer Language Program Information (any language programs for Canadian and international students)

RSVP to Lilianna Sosnowski (Co-Secretary):  Lilianna.Sosnowski@wcdsb.ca by FEBRUARY 14, 2012 (Valentine’s Day!)