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Summit for Bilingual Parents


The Fifteenth Annual Statewide Summit for Bilingual Parents:
A conference for members of Bilingual Parent Advisory Councils and parents of English Learners (ELs)

This year's conference scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2020 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center has been cancelled.


The Annual Statewide Summit for Bilingual Parents provides a rich mix of information about issues of critical importance to parents from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds. Top speakers are joined by experts and panels on such topics as pathways to academic success, enhanced parental participation in schools, immigration issues, U.S. citizenship, bilingual education programs, community college services, effective parenting  techniques, health care alternatives, and much more.  The Summit is sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), Multilingual Department.

Highlights and information from past Summits:

Highlights from the Thirteenth Summit for Bilingual Parents (2018)





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