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Save the Date!

The Minnesota English Learner Education Conference will be held November 19-21, 2020 at the Saint Paul Rivercentre*

MELEd LogoThe Minnesota English Learner Education 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.

The Call for Proposals will be available at the end of February

*Parking included in conference registration on a first-come, first-served basis

We hope to see you there!

Please direct your questions to the conference chair:

Ghaida Shamsan


The 6th Annual Minnesota English Learner Education (MELEd) Conference will be held November 22-23, 2019 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre.

Luciana de Oliviera
Luciana de Oliviera

We are very excited to announce our two keynote speakers, Luciana C. de Oliveira, Ph.D. on Friday November 22nd, and Ofelia Garcia, Ph.D. on Saturday, November 23rd!

The EL Coordinator Meeting will be held on November 21, 2019 also at the Saint Paul RiverCentre – this meeting is in addition to the MELEd Conference.

Ofelia Garcia
Ofelia Garcia

MinneTESOL and the Minnesota Department of Education welcome proposals related to all aspects of English language teaching and best practices for instruction and administration.

Questions? Please contact us:

The 2019 MELEd Conference is November 21-23, 2019 at the St. Paul RiverCentre

2019 Conference Archive

Are you looking for presenter materials from 2019 MELEd? Check out our conference materials archive page! Can't find what you're looking for? Try contacting the presenters directly using the presenter directory in the back of the MELEd Conference program.

You can now stay up to date with MELEd Conference information via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!


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

Please contact us with any questions: