From Theory to Practice: Second Language Acquisition and Learning

February 16, 2019

Drury Inn, Santa Fe, NM

8:00 AM-4:00 PM


Language Learning in A Social Context Lilly Wong-Fillmore’s Model of Language Learning in a Social Context will be introduced, along with instructional practices to support students learning a language, through a language, and about a language. Connections and examples will be provided for multiple languages represented in current NM Bilingual Programs. 

Keynote Speakers:

RUTH KRITEMAN brings a wealth of knowledge to our NM Educators, with both a theoretical perspective of teaching and learning and as a current practitioner with tried and true suggestions for classroom teachers. Her experience spans 30+ years in elementary, secondary, and higher education contexts in New Mexico,

Tennessee, Washington, and Florida.

PATRICK WERITO is the Coordinator of Tribal Initiatives for Dual Language Education of New Mexico. In his role, he is supporting and working with tribal partner community schools to strengthen their Indigenous language program and reframe how tribal communities approach teaching the community language to the next generation of speakers.

$150 per attendee

Breakfast and lunch provided. 

Every paid attendee will have the opportunity to win prizes including:

NMABE Conference Registration, door prizes, and a Kindle Fire!



Discounted rates are available. Mention NMABE when you call to reserve your room.

Drury Plaza Hotel

Address: 828 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 424-2175