MELLFIN General Meeting

Language Access: Reaching All Families

Friday, September 18, 2015

1:00pm- 3:00pm

Guest Speaker: 

Virginia Rosa, Esq. of the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau


Miller Branch Library of Howard County 

9421 Frederick Road

Ellicott City, MD 21042


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Light refreshments will be served.

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Collaborative Journeys Toward Global Competence will be a dynamic conference, featuring acclaimed author and journalist, Sonia Nazario, as the keynote speaker.  NEW this year...CEU credit will be available to conference participants, facilitated through Anne Arundel Community College.

 Sonia Nazario's book, Enrique's Journey, will be available for purchase at the conference for $10 per paperback copy.  Cash and personal checks will be accepted. Mrs. Nazario will be available to sign books beginning at 8:15am, until just before the General Session. 

2015 MELLFIN Scholarship Awards
Congratulations to the Winners!

MELLFIN Scholarship Award: Duona Lim, Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Prince George’s County Public Schools

Sonia Nazario Scholarship Award: Adilia Diaz, Annapolis Senior High School, Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa Scholarship Award: Winnie Khanhdim, Frederick High School, Frederick County Public Schools

MELLFIN Family Engagement Award

Congratulations to our award winners: Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center, Talbot County and The Featherstone Foundation, Baltimore City!

Watch MELLFIN Over the Years!
Celebrating Our 10th Conference Year

MELLFIN Officers and Planning Committee are deeply grateful for the turnout at the 10th Annual Conference. This would not have been possible without the support of our growing membership network. It is our goal that everyone enjoyed the sessions and were helpful in the daily efforts of supporting ELL families across Maryland. Check the conference video here! Presentation will be posted soon. 

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