The Maryland ELL Family Involvement Network (MELLFIN)

Join us at our 10th Annual Conference!
Educating for Impact: Immigration Reform for ELL Families
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

You are cordially invited to our 10
annual conference.
Our keynote speaker is a renowned neurosurgeon and author, Dr. Alfredo QuiƱones-Hinojosa, who himself, began his journey in the United States as an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. His autobiography,
Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon, is both riveting and inspirational, and we anticipate hearing from him!

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (8:15-9:00 a.m. registration)

Location: Church of Philippi 7422 Race Road, Hanover, MD 21076

Phone: 410-579-1555
Download registration form. 

The Registration deadline is May 9, 2014!

Fee: MELLFIN members, $20 Non-members, $35 [Includes light breakfast and lunch buffet]

For more information about the conference agenda and concurrent sessions, click here.

2014 Annual MELLFIN Scholarship
Winner will be announced at our Annual Conference!

The MELLFIN Scholarship is an annual scholarship award for a current or former ESOL student in Maryland who is currently a senior in high school, and has demonstrated a commitment to attend college. Our first winner has been selected. The winner will be announced at the Annual Conference on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Thank you to all the amazing 2014 scholarship applicants! There were many well deserving students. We wish all of our applicants success in realizing their college aspirations.

 2014 ELL Family Engagement Award

The MELLFIN ELL Family Engagement Award is an annual award for a program whose exemplary efforts to engage English language learner (ELL) families have made significant impacts in the lives of ELL youth and families. MELLFIN created the award to highlight model programs that demonstrate best practices for ELL family engagement and to encourage other groups to implement similar initiatives.

The 2014 ELL Family
Engagement Award winner has been selected and will be recognized at our 10th Annual Conference.