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Minnesota English Learner Education Conference Call for Raters

Become a Rater

It’s time to assemble our team of
 proposal raters!
Session proposals for the 2021 MELEd conference (November 18-20, 2021 at the RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul) are due June 17.  Early this summer, our Proposal Rating committee will be working with over three dozen raters to read and score all proposals submitted in a blind process that ensures a fair selection of the proposals best suited to our event.
If you’d like to join our crew of raters, please complete this SUPER quick form by Monday, 5/10!  

The Proposal Review committee will be in touch with instructions later in May or in early June.
Our general call for day-of-conference volunteers will go out in late August, just before conference registration opens, but of course we need our raters much sooner!

Minnesota English Learner Education Conference Call for Proposals!


Submission Deadline is June 17, 2021

The 8th annual conference will be held November 18-20, 2021at the Saint Paul Rivercentre. 

MinneTESOL and the Minnesota Department of Education welcome proposals related to all aspects of English language teaching and best practices for multilingual learners. While research-based proposals are always welcome, proposals that emphasize practical tools or strategies for teachers are especially encouraged. Submission proposals relevant to early childhood education, elementary/secondary education, Adult Basic Education (ABE), post secondary education, and special populations (e.g. Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education, Long-Term English Learners, etc.) are also particularly encouraged.

We look forward to reading your submissions!

Please direct your questions to the conference co-chairs:
Ghaida Shamsan (
Amy Young (

Save the Date for MELEd 2021

The annual MELED conference will take place November 18-20, 2021, at the Saint Paul Rivercentre.

The Minnesota English Learner Education (MELEd) Conference is a partnership between MinneTESOL and the Minnesota Department of Education.  It is a merger of the annual MinneTESOL Fall Conference and the Minnesota ESL, Bilingual, and Migrant Education Conference.

We hope to see you there!

Please direct your questions to the conference co-chairs:

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Do you have a question about the fall conference? Please visit the Conference FAQ page.