2018 Call for Proposals

We encourage you to participate in the 2018 GAOME (Georgia Association of Multilingual, Multicultural Education) Symposium to be held Friday, March 9-Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Athens, Georgia at the University of Georgia.  The 2018 Program Committee is pleased to announce this year’s theme: "Advancing Equity in Language Education.”  Now is the time to submit a paper, workshop, poster, or roundtable proposal.  Please submit your proposal(s) by October 20, 2017. Decisions will be announced by November 30, 2017.

Symposium theme: Advancing Equity in Language Education

Presentation strands

1.     Sustaining Multilingualism -- L1/Heritage Language/Biliteracy

2.     Dual Language Immersion (DLI)

3.     English for  Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

4.     Interculturalism

5.     Advocacy

6.     Voices from the Classroom

7.     Voices from the Community

8.     Teacher Education and Professional Development

9.     Leadership

10.   Genre Studies

11.   Research

12.   Culturally and Linguistically Nurturing Pedagogies


1.    All workshops should be hands-on in nature (interactive)

2.    Address at least one strand in your proposal

3.    Fifty-five minutes in length (40 minutes presentation, 15 minutes Q&A)

4.    Participants should come away with a product/idea that they will be able to use in their classrooms or in their research at the end of the session

5.    We will communicate directly with the first presenter, if more than one presenter is listed, and it will be his/her job to forward all information to the additional presenters.

Please find the proposal form at:

In the proposal form you will be asked to provide the following information:

A.      Title of session

B.      Outcomes from attending session

C.      Audience toward whom the session is directed

D.     Abstract for the program

For more information, contact the Conference Chair:  Jason Mizell at


Jason Mizell

2018 GAOME Symposium Conference Chair

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GAOME Symposium 2018

When: MARCH 9-10

Where: The University of Georgia, Athens

             College of Education