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  • Title: NABE - Home
    Descriptive info: .. In a Changing World.. :.. NABE Stands as One Nation of Advocates!.. *.. Supporting.. ALL Languages -.. Defending.. MANY Cultures *.. amp;lt;a href='http://content2.. multiview.. com/www/delivery/ck.. php?n=a46309d1 amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE' target='_blank' amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src='http://content2.. com/www/delivery/avw.. php?zoneid=2841 amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;n=a46309d1' border:2px; width:400px; alt='' amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;.. amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href='http://content2.. php?n=a46309d1 amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE' target='_blank' amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src='http://content2.. php?zoneid=2841 amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;n=a46309d1' border='0' alt='' amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;.. Remember me.. Forgot password.. Home.. About NABE.. NABE Mission.. Executive Board.. Staff.. Affiliates.. SIGs.. Bylaws.. Accomplishments.. Advocacy.. NCLB.. Budget.. Legislation.. Partnership.. Action Alerts.. Links.. Publications.. Press Room.. Language Policy.. Research.. Bilingual Education.. Archives.. Conference.. Registration.. Proposals.. Conference Schedule.. Hotel.. Advertising.. Awards.. Exhibitors.. Sponsors.. Conference Program.. News Release.. Forums.. Forum 1.. Join Us.. Membership.. NABE Marketplace.. Career Center.. Contact Us.. V O T I N G T I M E !.. 2013 Executive Board Election.. s.. Online Voting Process begins May 10, 2013.. Each NABE member may cast three(3) votes.. One(1) vote for a Eastern, Central, and Western regional Representative.. Eastern.. Central.. Western.. CLICK HERE.. to see sample ballot design and layout.. NABE 2013 Conference Sponsors.. Upcoming Conferences.. Washington Association for.. Bilingual.. Education.. (WABE).. April 19-20, 2013: Yakima, WA.. NABE's.. 43rd Annual Conference.. February 13-15, 2014: San Diego, CA.. HONORING Dr.. Norma Hernandez.. Submit your NABE 2014 Proposal NOW!.. News.. Updates.. Conference Highlights.. 2013.. L.. Presentations.. Pictures.. 2012.. NABE  ...   called NABE News.. NABE Bilingual Research.. Journal.. Subscriptions.. Special Member Registration.. Rates.. for NABE Conferences.. Complete Unrestricted Access.. to NABE Website.. Connection to NABE Special.. Interest Groups.. State and Regional Affiliation.. JOIN NOW!.. Limited Time Offers:.. Now Accepting Applications for the.. EVA HELWINGS SCHOLARSHIP.. Apply Now!.. NABE Lifetime Membership at a reduced rate!!.. Read More.. NABE Membership Application.. A Lunar Blast! Award-winning Video.. Game is Gateway to STEM!.. Click below to learn more.. NABE.. Ov.. er the next year,.. N.. ABE will work to:.. Promote.. educational policies and.. programs which give all students the.. opportunity to become bilingual.. Defend.. the rights of language-minority.. Americans threatened by English-Only.. extremists as needed.. Support.. the affiliate organizations to.. defend anti-bilingual actions in their.. respective states as requested as well.. as other requests where NABE.. representation is needed.. Update.. the NABE website to provide.. more resources for its members.. Ensure.. that the reauthorization of the.. Elementary and Secondary Education.. Act provides for equity and excellence.. for language-minority students.. NABE 2012 Conference Sponsors.. We THANK YOU for.. your.. continued support!.. Questions?.. Email Us.. FOLLOW US:.. l.. About Us.. l.. NABE MarketPlace.. 8701 Georgia Avenue, Suite 700, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Phone: (240) 450-3700 Fax: (240) 450-3799.. © 2009 National Association for Bilingual Education.. All rights reserved..

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  • Title: NABE - Password recovery
    Descriptive info: Reset password.. Reset password.. Your email.. Invalid email format.. Code.. Type the 6 characters you see in the picture..

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  • Title: NABE - About NABE
    Descriptive info: What is NABE?.. History.. Hours of Operation.. 9:00 a.. m.. to 5:00 p.. (Eastern Standard Time).. How to Contact Us.. Telephone: (240) 450-3700.. Fax: (240) 450-3799.. Email:.. nabe@nabe.. org.. Address.. 8701 Georgia Avenue,.. Suite 700.. Silver Spring, MD 20910.. Welcom.. e t.. o NABE!.. The National Association for Bilingual Education is the only professional organization at the national level wholly devoted to representing both English language learners and bilingual educational professionals.. Along with our affiliate organizations in 20 states, we represent a combined membership of bilingual and English-as-a-second-language teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, university professors and students, researchers, advocates, policymakers, and  ...   education organizations to fight for the interests.. of language minority students.. Lobbying at federal and state levels to ensure adequate funding of all programs that serve English language learners.. Grassroots advocacy to mobilize parents and communities on behalf of educational excellence and equity.. Campaigns to educate the public about the effectiveness of bilingual education.. Our annual.. conference.. is the only one in the United States dedicated to exploring topics of interest to teachers, administrators, and parents of English language learners, including second language acquisition, bilingual education, assessment and accountability, teacher training, and special education, and grassroots activism.. View Larger Map..

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  • Title: NABE - NABE Mission
    Descriptive info: The National Association for Bilingual Education.. is the only national professional organization devoted to representing Bilingual Learners and Bilingual Education professionals.. NABE has.. affiliates.. in 20 states which collectively represent more and more members that include Bilingual and English Language Learner (ELL) teachers, parents, paraprofessionals, administrators, professors, advocates, researchers, and policy makers.. mission.. is to advocate for our nation's Bilingual and English Language Learners and families and to cultivate a multilingual multicultural society by supporting and promoting policy, programs, pedagogy, research, and professional development that yield academic success, value native language, lead to English proficiency, and  ...   development, we know that we are investing in our children's education, our nation's leadership, and our world’s well being.. By using native and second languages in everyday life, we not only develop intercultural understanding, but we also show by example that we respect and can effectively cross cultural and linguistic borders.. Bilingualism and Biliteracy for all is an admirable goal for every individual.. We embrace this mantra and advocate learning more than two languages and cultures.. We are a global society and we must be at the cutting edge in living and creating unity within diversity..

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  • Title: NABE - Executive Board
    Descriptive info: NABE Executive Board, 2012-2013.. President Vice President Treasurer.. Eudes Budhai,.. S.. Ed.. , PD.. Jose Agustin Ruiz-Escalante,.. Ed.. D.. Leo Gomez,.. Ph.. ebudhai@westburyschools.. jare21@yahoo.. com.. 1gomez@utpa.. edu.. Secretary.. Member-at-Large.. Josefina (Josie) Tinajero,.. D.. Minh-Anh Hodge,.. tinajero@utep.. mhodge@tacoma.. k12.. wa.. us.. Member-at-Large.. Mariella Espinoza-Herold,.. Yee Wan,.. Rosanna Boyd,.. Mariella.. Herold@nau.. yee_wan@sccoe.. Rossana.. Boyd@unt.. Member-at-Large Parent Representative.. Julio Cruz,.. LTC.. Jose Fernandez.. j-cruz6@neiu.. fflmgs@earthlink.. net..

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  • Title: NABE - Staff
    Descriptive info: NABE National Office Staff.. National Executive Director.. Dr.. Santiago V.. Wood, Ed.. svwood@bellsouth.. Administrative Assistant for Membership Support and Technology.. Cassandra Laine.. c_laine@nabe.. IT Specialists.. Sam Sawalhi.. sam@expoitsolutions.. Mimmo La Marra.. mimmolamarra@gmail.. National Office Manager.. Melissa Malakoff.. m_malakoff@nabe.. NABE Conference Coordinator.. Nilda Aguirre, Ed.. nildaaguirre.. nabe2013@gmail.. Executive Assistant.. Tina Geneste.. nabe@gmail..

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  • Title: NABE - Affiliates
    Descriptive info: NABE State Affiliates.. Alaska Association for Bilingual Education.. Arizona Association for Bilingual Education.. California Association for Bilingual Education.. Capital Area National Association for Bilingual Education.. Bilingual Association of Florida.. Florida A.. ssociat.. ion for Bilingual Education Supervisors.. Idaho Association for Bilingual Education.. Kansas Association of Teachers of English to Other Languages/Bilingual Educators.. Louisiana Association for Bilingual Education.. Maryland Association for Bilingual Education.. Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education.. Michigan Association for Bilingual Education.. NJTESOL/New Jersey Bilingual Educators.. New York State Association for Bilingual Education.. Oklahoma Association for Bilingual Education.. Oregon Association for Bilingual Education.. Pennsylvania Association for Bilingual Education.. South Dakota Association for Bilingual Bicultural Education.. Texas Association for Bilingual Education.. Utah Association for Bilingual Education.. Washington Association for Bilingual Education.. Wisconsin Association for Bilingual Education.. To become an affiliate of NABE.. click.. here.. to access the information.. ALASKA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Phillip Farson.. , President.. Karen Waters, 50600 Claire Drive, #10.. Kenai, AK 99611.. Tel: (907) 742-6030 or 858-7713.. farson_philip@asdk12.. ARIZONA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Inactive.. Ex-president:.. Vivian Martinez.. vmartinez@azbilingualed.. CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION (CABE).. Gloria Inzunza-Franco.. 16033 E.. San Bernardino Road.. Covina, CA 91722.. Tel: (626) 814-4441.. Fax: (626) 814-4640.. Gloria.. inzunza-franco@csulb.. www.. bilingualeducation.. Janet Gustafson.. , Executive Director CABE.. San Bernadino Rd.. Tel : (626) 814-4441.. Fax : (626) 814-4640.. jgcorea@bilingualeducation.. CAPITAL AREA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Jorge P.. Osterling.. josterli@gmu.. BILINGUAL ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA.. Elvia Hernández.. P.. O.. Box 440042.. Miami, FL 33144.. Tel: (305) 318-6411.. ehern047@fiu.. FLORIDA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION SUPERVISORS (FABES).. Margarita Pinkos.. Palm Beach County Public Schools.. ESOL/Multicultural Department.. 3388 Forest Hill Blvd, Suite A 204.. West  ...   JERSEY BILINGUAL EDUCATORS.. Cassandra Lawrence.. Perth Amboy Public Schools.. Wyckoff, NJ 07481.. clawrence@njtesol-njbe.. njtesol-njbe.. NEW MEXICO ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION (NMABE).. Florence Acque.. Box 5190.. Clovis, NM 88102-5190.. Tel : (505) 238-6812.. Fax : (575) 769-0742.. nmabe@suddenlink.. nmabe.. David Briseño.. , Executive Director.. NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION (NYSABE).. Awilda Ramos Zagarrigo,.. President.. NYSABE, New York University-.. Metropolitan Center for Urban Education.. 726 Broadway, 5th Floor.. New York, NY 10003.. Tel : (716) 677-4234.. Fax : (716) 878-5410.. sisisal1@gmail.. nysabe.. Nancy Villarreal de Adler.. NYSABE, New York University.. Tel : (212) 998-5104.. Fax : (212) 995-4199.. nancyvill@aol.. OKLAHOMA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Lynore Carnuccio.. 189 W.. 15th Street.. Edmond, OK 73013.. Tel : (405) 715-1116 ext.. 313.. doc@thelanguagecompany.. OREGON ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Liliana Heller-Mafrica.. Portland State University.. Graduate School of Education.. 1399 Boca Ratan Drive.. Lake Oswego, OR 97034.. Tel : (503) 675-7458.. hellermafrica@comcast.. lheller@pdx.. PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Margaret Chin.. SOUTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL BICULTURAL EDUCATION.. Maurice Twiss.. Box 109.. Batesland, SD 57716.. Tel : (605) 288-1921.. Fax : (605) 288-1814.. mtwiss@shannon.. ws.. TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Judith Marquez.. University of Houston-Clear Lake.. 2700 Bay Area Blvd.. Houston, TX 77058.. Tel : (281) 283-3591.. marquez@uhcl.. tabe.. José Hernández.. 110 Broadway, Suite 480.. San Antonio, TX 78205.. Tel : (915)747-5572, 1-800-822-3930.. jhernan5@earthlink.. tabe@sbcglobal.. UTAH ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Nayibe Garcia.. nayibe.. garcia@slcschools.. WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. David Irwin.. 11273 Third Street.. Mount Vernon, WA 98273.. Tel : (360) 903-0131.. dave@langdevopps.. wabewa.. WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.. Antonio Rodríguez.. Box 340192.. Milwaukee, WI 53234-0192.. Tel : (414) 902-1669.. rodrigax@milwaukee.. wi.. wiabe..

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  • Title: NABE - SIGs
    Descriptive info: Special Interest Groups.. NABE members have organized more than 20 special interest groups, covering all levels of schooling: early childhood, elementary, secondary, and higher education.. Some focus on roles within the profession: teacher, paraprofessional, parent, research and evaluation, and policy makers.. Other SIGs are devoted to the education of special populations or interests, such as Asian/Pacific Americans, gifted and talented, instructional technology, teachers as researchers, Native American bilingual education, special education, and world languages and cultures.. Any group of 25 NABE members may petition the NABE Executive Board for authorization to form a SIG.. Once approved, SIGs are given certain responsibilities and benefits.. Among the responsibilities are organizing an academic session (either a half-day or full-day Institute) and a Business Meeting during NABE’s annual conference.. In addition, the SIG Chair is invited to report to the NABE Board on important trends and issues that concern the SIG, as well as resolutions for action.. SIGs are also encouraged to submit articles for the NABE News and other NABE publications.. SIGs enable NABE members to network, share information and resources, and exchange ideas about the professional issues that most concern them.. Asian Pacific Islanders SIG.. Rosa Salas Palomo,.. Chair.. Micronesian Language Institute.. University of Guam.. Box 909.. Hagatna, GU 96932.. Phone (671) 735-2193 or (671) 727-5522.. salaspalomo@hotmail.. Shu-Yuan Lin,.. Co-Chair.. 921 S.. 8th Avenue.. Pocatello, ID 83209.. Phone: (208) 283-3185.. linshu@isu.. Bilingual Education Student Organization.. Belinda Schouten,.. Our Lady of the Lake University.. Education Department.. Bilingual Coordinator.. 411 SW 24th Street.. San Antonio, TX 78207.. Phone: (210) 434-6711 ext.. 2473.. Critical Pedagogy.. Mario Castaneda,.. California State University,.. 5151 State University Drive.. Los Angeles, CA 90032.. Phone: (310) 488-5220.. professor.. castaneda@gmail.. Rosario Diaz-Greenberg,.. California State University.. College of Education.. 335 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos.. CA 92069..  ...   Jobi.. lawrence@iowa.. gov.. ESL in Bilingual Education.. Boyd.. University of North Texas.. 1155 Union Circle# 310740.. Denton, TX 76203.. Phones: (940) 391-4800 or (940) 565-2933.. rossana.. boyd@unt.. Ivannia Soto-Hinman.. ,.. Whittier College.. 13406 Philadelphia Street.. Whittier, CA 90608.. Phone: (562) 907-4200.. isotohinman@whittier.. ish777701@cs.. Gifted Education.. Kreative-Kids Corp-.. Phone: (225) 209-0224.. Fax: (985) 249-2771.. Indigenous Bilingual Education.. Florian Tom Johnson.. Rough Rock Community School.. Navajo Curriculum Technology Specialist.. Phone: (928) 728-3786.. Fax: (928) 728-3576.. Florian.. Johnson@roughrock.. az.. Louise Lockard.. Associate Clinical Professor.. Northern Arizona University.. COE: Educational Specialties.. Phone: (928) 523-8218.. louise.. lockard@nau.. Instructional Technology.. Eurvine Williams.. Illinois State University.. Department of Curriculum and Instruction.. Campus Box 5330.. Normal, IL 61790.. Phone: (309) 438-3174.. ewillia@ilstu.. Margarita Machado-Casas.. University Texas San Antonio.. Phone: (210) 458-5571.. machadoc5277@gmail.. Margarita.. machadocasas@utsa.. Belinda Schouten.. Education Department- Bilingual Coordinator.. Phone: (210) 434-6711 Ext.. btschouten@lake.. ollusa.. Para Educators.. Currently Accepting Nominations!.. Email NABE BOARD Vice President -.. Jose Agustin Ruiz-Escalante.. Jare21@yahoo.. Parent and Community.. Carla Amaro-Jimenez.. The University of Texas - Arlington.. 502 Yates St.. Science Hall, Rm.. 322P.. Box 19777.. Arlington, TX 76019.. Phone: (817) 272-3346.. amaro@uta.. Policy Makers.. Laura Carrasco,.. Educational Consultant.. Phone: (210) 332-3589.. Fax: (925) 364-8690.. Lauracn@prodigy.. Annette Torres-Elias,.. 8117 Pase Drive.. Plano, TX 75025.. Phone: (469) 952-8690.. atorreselias@yahoo.. Viviana Hall.. 2914 Starboard 20.. Rockwall, TX 75087.. Phone: (214) 768-1522.. vividallas1@yahoo.. Research and Evaluation.. Timothy J.. Ebsworth,.. The College of New Rochelle.. 29 Castle Place.. New Rochelle.. New York, NY 10805-2339.. Phone: (973) 819-5881.. ebswortht@gmail.. Special Education.. Amy Mazur,.. George Washington University.. 2134 G St.. NW RM 416.. Washington, DC 20052.. Phone: (202) 994-1511.. amazur@gwu.. Patricia Rice Doran,.. Project Coordinator.. Towson University.. 304 Hawkins Hall.. Phone: (410) 704-3891.. pricedoran@towson.. World Languages and Cultures.. Mariella Herold,.. PO Box 5774.. Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5774.. Phone: (928) 523-7141 or (520) 235-8755.. Fax: (928) 523-1929.. herold@nau..

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  • Title: NABE - Bylaws
    Descriptive info: NABE Bylaws.. ARTICLE I.. Name.. I.. Purposes.. II.. ARTICLE IV.. Governan.. ce.. ARTICLE V.. Nomin.. ations.. ARTICLE VI.. Elections.. ARTICLE VII.. Dele.. gate.. Assembly.. ARTICLE.. VIII.. Amendments.. Ref.. ecting.. All.. Amendments.. th.. rou.. gh May 4, 2012.. NAME.. The name of the corporation shall be the National Association for Bilingual Education, hereinafter referred to as NABE or the Association.. ARTI.. CLE II.. PURPOSES.. Section A.. Eleemosynary.. The Association is organized exclusively for educational purposes, including, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.. Section B.. Educational Purposes.. NABE’s educational purposes relate primarily to bilingual education and include:.. (1).. Recognizing, promoting and publicizing programs of excellence;.. (2).. Promoting efforts to assure equal educational opportunity;.. (3).. Promoting the provision of linguistically and culturally appropriate education services to children, youth, and adults;.. (4).. Promoting public understanding and appreciation of the linguistic and cultural needs of language-minority children, youth, and adults;.. (5).. Promoting development of standards of professional excellence;.. (6).. Conducting educational workshops and conferences;.. (7).. Encouraging research and publications;.. (8).. Promoting the inclusion of language-minority students in.. culturally and linguistically relevant.. assessment systems which, to the extent practicable, assess students in a language and form most likely to yield accurate and reliable information; and.. (9).. Serving as an advocate for language-minority children and families.. Section C.. Prohibition.. No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation (except as otherwise permitted by Sec.. 501(h) of the Internal Revenue Code), and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.. Section D.. Compliance with IRS.. Notwithstanding any other provision of these bylaws, NABE shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (1) by section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (2) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.. ARTICLE III.. MEMBERSHIP.. Membership Defined.. The privilege of membership in NABE is voluntary and is available to all persons and groups that are interested in.. bilingual education, supportive of NABE's purposes, goals and objectives, and willing to abide by these bylaws, and who make payment of annual membership dues.. A member in good standing shall meet the applicable requirements set forth in Sections B-F and shall be current in dues payment.. Categories of Membership.. Membership shall consist of the following categories: Regular Members, Affiliate Members, Institutional Members, and Honorary Members.. Regular.. Regular Memberships shall be for individuals.. Regular members receive NABE publications and are entitled to vote in NABE elections.. Honorary.. Honorary Memberships are available to individuals or groups, who by virtue of selection by the Executive Board are awarded complimentary membership, because of their significant contributions to the advancement of bilingual education and/or the work of the Association.. Honorary members have all of the privileges of regular members.. Section E.. Institutional.. Institutional Memberships are available to institutions of education, libraries, and commercial vendors.. Institutional members receive NABE publications, but are not entitled to participate in NABE elections.. Section F.. Affiliate.. Affiliate Memberships are for organizations which agree to support NABE's purposes.. Affiliate memberships are granted by the Board of Directors after petition by an organization.. The petition shall include a written pledge to uphold NABE's purposes; a copy of the affiliate organization's Articles of Incorporation and bylaws or constitution, as appropriate; a list of the organization's elected officers and bonafide members; and payment of initial membership fee.. The organization seeking affiliate membership must also demonstrate in its petition that its membership constitutes a minimum of 25 and its officers are also NABE members in good standing.. GOVERNANCE.. Executive.. Board.. NABE shall be governed by an Executive Board of Directors, hereinafter referred to as the.. Board, comprised of nine persons who will occupy the following positions: three elected Board Members-at-Large and six Regional Representatives, one elected by each of the Association’s six geographic regions.. The Executive Board shall also appoint, as a nonvoting advisor to the Board, a Parent Representative on an annual basis.. These changes shall become effective on July 1, 2012.. Authority.. The authority of the Executive Board shall extend to all matters of policy and the employment of an Executive Director.. The Board shall also establish the criteria for membership, period of membership, annual dues, qualifications of its officers, and possess the legislative authority to adopt and.. amend these bylaws in consultation with its affiliates..  ...   Executive Board.. Reasonable attempts should be made to ensure that candidates represent a minimum of three linguistic groups.. Nominating Procedure.. To be considered.. as candidates to the NABE Executive Board.. , nominating petitions must be received at the NABE Office no later than three weeks after the call for nominations is announced by the NABE Executive Board at the end of the annual conference.. All petitions meeting the criteria in Sections A and B of this Article will be accepted, and their nominations will be certified by the Executive Director.. There will be no limitation on the number of candidates.. State Representation.. For the purposes of nominations, elections, and appointments, there shall be no more than two (2) Executive Board positions.. held.. from the s.. am.. e state.. Linguistic Representation.. For the purposes of nominations, elections, and appointments, there shall be a minimum of three different linguistic groups represented on the Executive Board.. Regional Representation.. For the purposes of nominations and elections of Regional Representatives, there shall be three regions: East, Central, and West.. The East region shall be comprised of: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia.. The Central region shall be comprised of: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.. The West region shall be comprised of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands.. ELECTIONS.. Election Procedures.. Voting for the.. six.. Regional Representatives to the Executive Board of Directors shall be on a regional basis; such elections shall take place every third year, beginning in 2012.. three.. Board Members-at-Large shall be on a national basis; such elections shall take place in the two alternate years.. Mail-In Ballots.. The Executive Director shall be responsible for conducting elections for Board Members through electronic or mail-in ballots.. The membership data-base to be used for dissemination of ballots shall be certified by the Executive Board prior to electronic or mail-out of election ballots.. Election ballots will permit members to vote for one Regional Representative or for up to three Member-at-Large positions on the Executive Board.. Selection of Winners.. The positions of Board Members shall be filled by the candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the available positions, as counted by an impartial agent that is independent of the Executive Board and the NABE staff.. DELEGATE ASSEMBLY.. The Association shall have a Delegate Assembly composed of the NABE Executive Board, and the.. state affiliate.. presidents or their designees The functions of the Delegate Assembly are:.. to serve as an advisory body to the Executive Board;.. to provide liaison between state affiliates and the NABE Executive Board; and.. to make recommendations regarding amendments to the Association's bylaws, if necessary.. The President of NABE or Vice-President in the case of President’s absence due to his/her emergency shall preside at the annual Delegate Assembly meeting.. Announcement and agenda of the Delegate Assembly shall be made available to all affiliate presidents no later than December 15 annually.. ARTICLE VIII.. AMENDMENTS.. An amendment may be an addition, a deletion, or a change to these Bylaws.. Procedures for Amendments.. Amendments may be proposed by Executive Board member, members of a state affiliate, Delegate Assembly, or by committees of the Association.. Proposed amendments to these Bylaws shall be submitted in writing to President no later than sixty (60) days prior to the annual Delegate Assembly meeting at the Annual Conference.. Should the President or his/her designee fail or refuse to transmit a proposed amendment, any three Board members may call up an amendment sent to the President in accordance with the provisions of this subsection.. Proposed amendments shall be printed and distributed to all affiliates at least thirty (30) days prior to the Delegate Assembly meeting at the Annual Conference.. Adoption of Amendments.. Proposed amendments shall be reviewed and clarified by the NABE Executive Board with the assistance of the proponent of the amendment prior to the Delegate Assembly meeting.. All proposed amendments shall be written and published in a publication open to all members and be ready to be discussed to seek state.. ’ feedback at the Delegate Assembly meeting.. Approval or any changes of.. proposed amendments to these Bylaws may be accomplished by a simple majority of the membership at the annual Delegate Assembly meeting.. Effective Date for Successful Amendments.. Successful amendments.. shall become effective sixty (60) days after adoption.. Section E Majority Vote Required.. Approval of any proposed amendments to these Bylaws may be accomplished by a simple majority of the membership of the Executive Board..

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  • Title: NABE - Accomplishments
    Descriptive info: New Opportunities:.. NABE is proud of its 40 year tradition of promoting and supporting high quality and equitable education for bilingual learners by advancing legislation and policies at the federal and state levels that best serve bilingual learners.. NABE partners with its state affiliates and other education groups to promote bilingual education programs and a visionary agenda that prepares our nation’s students to be fluently bilingual, technologically creative, globally competitive and well-rounded world citizens.. NABE will continue to provide strong leadership for passage of a national “Dream Act” and a children and family sensitive immigration legislation.. NABE will continue to seek partners at the K-16 levels to jointly pursue Federal and State grants for collaborative work in curriculum development and professional development in Early Learning, STEMS, student academic scholarships, and travel abroad professional development institutes for teachers.. NABE believes that fostering a greater cooperation with corporate America will ensure that the mission of NABE is achieved.. NABE will promote innovative activities and partnerships at its annual conferences like a virtual bookstore that promotes new authors, publishers via webinars.. NABE will pursue offering intensive dual language summer institutes across the country to support affiliates in various regions.. NABE will focus on supporting affiliates and chapter presidents by attending their annual conferences and partnering on writing joint proposals for professional development and support for parents.. NABE is your national organization that is respected and recognized in Washington, D.. C.. and in many of the political and policy circles.. NABE also enjoys a broad network of colleagues and advocates that will provide corporate America with the information and expertise that is needed to prepare students for a lifetime of successful learning.. Together, we can turn goals into reality.. TOGETHER, WE ARE NABE!.. SI SE PUEDE!.. NABE Accomplishments 2009-2012.. Since 1972, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE), a national professional organization, incorporated in Washington, D.. represented by 25 state affiliates of over 3,500 Bilingual Education professionals.. Hired new Executive Director and a Conference Coordinator on retainer to provide strong organizational leadership and support for its members and affiliates, including strong sustained advocacy in D.. for Bilingual Education policy and partnership development.. Downsized personnel and relocated the national office from Washington, D.. to a more cost effective facility in Silver Springs, MD, saving NABE over $100,000 annually!.. Paid off all outstanding debts to preserve financial integrity of the institution.. Implemented series of cost containment and revenue enhancement measures by renegotiating or eliminating all long term contracts to stabilize NABE's financial position.. Upgraded obsolete and non-functional office equipment and IT services in the national.. office for better support to membership, sponsors and exhibitors.. Enriched NABE's website with more interactive services for members (Multiview Bilingual Education Marketplace Portal, BRJ online, Boxwood Jobs Board, Facebook, and Twitter).. Created and submitted a clear NABE National Education Plan for ELLs to the U.. S.. Department of Education outlining quality instruction, programs and assessments, and disseminated this plan to many legislators, as well.. Submitted a NABE White Paper to the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) outlining research, best practices and sound policy for effectively educating ELLs.. Created  ...   of the United States Congress to voice strong support for bilingual education programs and native language assessments regarding the reauthorization of ESEA, America’s Job Act and the Workforce Investment Act, (WIA).. NABE joined many other civil rights and consumer rights groups in condemning the actions of Governors of Alabama, Arizona and Mississippi for mean-spirited, anti-immigrant legislation and policies that seriously affects students, teachers and parents.. Provided countless letters of strong support for leaders across the country who have taken bold steps to implement statewide or district-wide dual language or biliteracy programs in their schools and to support bilingual student’s rights such as Governor Jerry Brown of California who signed the first “Dream Act” legislation in the nation.. Included are Superintendents Danna T.. Bedden from Irving ISD, TX, Gustavo Balderas from Madera USD, CA; Trustee Susan Alvaro from San Mateo County BOE, CA and Shelly Spiegel-Coleman of Californians Together who launched the “Seal of Biliteracy”.. Successfully negotiated multi-year hotel contracts to bring the next NABE annual conferences to Disney Orlando in 2013; San Diego Convention Center in 2014; and Reno in 2015.. NABE has engaged PRTESOL to explore a partnership that would offer joint “Dual Language” Summer Institutes in Puerto Rico beginning in 2013, thus re-engaging NABE’s presence once again in Puerto Rico.. NABE Board members and Executive Director have presented at various national and international conferences to share and to learn about the most effective dual language programs, common core standards, effective bilingual education professional development models and English language proficiency strategies in setting academic progress for proficiency expectations.. NABE is very proud to have enlisted the (SIG) advocacy committee, state affiliates and allies to engage in a strong advocacy campaign across the nation to defeat ESEA legislation that would have been damaging to the bilingual education field and ELLs.. NABE has a balanced budget for FY 2011-12 and will continue its focus on cost containment and revenue enhancement.. Proven Results:.. Over the past four decades, NABE has proudly provided more than 50 thousand hours of professional development and leadership training in bilingual education, biliteracy, multicultural competency and instructional leadership at its annual international conferences.. In addition, NABE has provided invaluable scholarly research and practice in the field through the Bilingual Research Journal (BRJ) and the NABE Perspective (NEWS).. NABE has supported and advocated for some 100 Title VII Fellows currently serving as education leaders across the nation.. NABE has provided over 500 student and teacher scholarships and recognition awards and numerous hours of parent education and special interest group (SIG) training.. Over the decades, NABE has recognized some of the most distinguished international and domestic presenters, legislators, parents and community members for their on-going commitment and contributions to improving the education for bilingual learners.. NABE proudly honors and recognizes the important economic and education value that our nation’s immigrant population contributes to the well-being and dynamic strength of our nation.. NABE encourages all public, private, non-governmental, and corporate and foundation groups to join in this vision of education excellence in making our students the most globally competitive that will out-educate, out-innovate and out-compete the rest of the world..

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    Descriptive info: Action Alerts.. ESEA Draft Senate Bill 2011.. (.. Click here.. ).. ESEA Senate Committee Amendment Considered.. (Click here).. NABE Letter Anti-Immigrant Law in Alabama.. NABE Letter on American Jobs ACT.. NABE Letter to Governor Jerry Brown--Dream ACT.. NABE Response to Re-authorization o.. f WIA ACT of 1998.. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S COMMITMENTS.. Educational Excellence and Equity for ELLs.. The National Association for Bilingual Education is more than a professional organization.. Since its founding in 1976, NABE has also been a tireless advocate for language-minority students.. We have worked actively to promote educational excellence and equity for this long-underserved group.. In concrete terms, this has meant:.. Advocacy for federal and state legislation to address the  ...   strong civil-rights policies and aggressive enforcement of the.. Lau v.. Nichols.. decision.. Advocacy against political attacks on language-minority communities, such as the English Only movement and anti-bilingual-education initiatives.. Despite political resistance, we have seen significant progress in all these areas over the years.. However, the school reform landscape has changed, with the advent of the standards-and-goals movement, high-stakes testing, and all-out attacks on public education.. In particular, the.. Bilingual Education Act.. was repealed and replaced by the.. No Child Left Behind Act.. NABE plans to rise to meet these new challenges.. We hope you will return frequently to our Advocacy pages for the latest information on legislative and policy issues affecting English language learners..

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