Registration Open for 14th Annual Conference
Thursday, May 24th, 2018
Join us at our 14th Annual Conference! This year's theme is Transforming Engagement: Valuing Diversity, Promoting Equity, and Inspiring Change. The conference will be held at the College Park Marriot Hotel and Conference Center located at 3501 University Blvd., East Hyattsville, MD 20783. You can register online or download the form.
Morning Keynote Speaker
DC State Superintendent of Education
2018 John Nelson Parent Involvement Matters Award
The MELLFIN John Nelson Parent Involvement Matters Award is an annual award for an immigrant parent whose exemplary contributions to Maryland public schools have led to improvements for Maryland public school children, schools, and districts. Stay tuned for the nomination process. The winner will be announced at our Annual Conference. For more information visit our Award page. Download the Nomination Form. The submission deadline is March 9, 2018.
MELLFIN 2018 Scholarship Application
The MELLFIN Scholarships are annual scholarship awards for current or former ESOL students in Maryland who are currently seniors in high school and have demonstrated a commitment to attend college. MELLFIN is facilitating multiple scholarship awards to recognize excellence and support students in realizing their college aspirations. The total award for each student recipient will be $1,000 to help cover costs associated with college attendance. The application period will open soon. Winners will be announced at our Annual Conference. For more information visit our Scholarship page. Download the Application Form. Completed applications must be received by March 9, 2018.
Support MELLFIN Scholarships!
MELLFIN welcomes your support in funding annual scholarships for EL seniors across Maryland this #GivingTuesday. Six scholarships were awarded to deserving EL students last year, through the generosity of Friends of MELLFIN. Please visit the link to give today! Donate to MELLFIN.