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WASCLA Summit XI: LANGUAGE ACCESS: IT'S A FAMILY MATTER
Shoreline Conference Center
Shoreline, WA
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Online sales and registration for Summit XI has closed. Please email us at wascla.lep@gmail.com if you would like to attend and pay on-site the same day. Due catering order deadlines, we may not be able to offer lunch to those who register on-site, but we do have space at the Summit for your participation. Please email us first if you are considering registering on-site. Thank you!


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WASCLA Summit XI: LANGUAGE ACCESS: IT'S A FAMILY MATTER
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE.  IF YOU WILL BE REGISTERING ONSITE , PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL IMMEDIATELY TELLING US WHICH DAY OR DAYS YOU WILL BE ATTENDING. SEND TO: wascla.lep@gmail.com

Please note: we cannot guarantee that meals will be available for those who register on-site.

Thank you,

WASCLA Board of Directors


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SUMMIT  DETAILS AND LOGISTICS

DATE: October 21-22, 2016

TIME: Doors open at 8:30 each day of the conference.
Our program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day

WHERE: Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155
Parking is free: park in the North Parking lot and the registration tables are just inside the north entrance.

We invite you to join us on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, 2016, for WASCLA's 11th annual Language Access Summit in Shoreline, WA. The WASCLA Summit is Washington's only multi-disciplinary conference dedicated to language access. This years theme is Language Access: It's a Family Matter and we will examine critical language access issues facing parents/guardians, children and youth, service providers, and communities.  




FRIDAY SCHEDULE:

8:30 a.m. Registration opens

9:00 a.m. Welcoming remarks

9:15 a.m. Language Access in Government Agencies

10:00 a.m. Emergency Management:Making Sure Everyone Gets the Word ( session includes an emergency simulation)

11:15a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Education for All - Language Access in Schools after McCleary

12:15p.m. Lunch with Keynote Speaker

1:15p.m. Data Counts for Language Access!

2:15 p.m. Psychological Impact of Language Barriers for Parents and Children

3:30 p.m. Police and LEP Communities: Challenges and Connections

5:00 p.m. Closing


SATURDAY SCHEDULE:

9:00 a.m. Everybody In: Advocating for Kids with Special Needs in LEP Families

10:45 a.m. - 2 Simultaneous Sessions (select one):

Breakout A  Challenges for the Child, Family,& Interpreter -- When LEP Families Encounter the Justice System
Breakout B  Civic Engagement: Giving a Voice to LEP Families

12:15 p.m. Networking Lunch

1:15 p.m. 2 simultaneous sessions (select one):

Breakout C  Teamwork with LEP Parents and Their Children: Healthcare Example
Breakout D  ED(ucation)Talk: The Language of K-12

3:00 p.m. WASCLA Annual Meeting

4:00 p.m. Language Access Hot Topics Discussion

5:00 p.m. Closing
 
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
WASCLA applies for approval of continuing education credits for the Summit from the credentialing bodies for various professions, including attorneys, medical and court interpreters, and teachers. We will be posting CEU details for each profession as they become available.

ATTORNEYS

WA State Bar Association: 10.5 MCLE credits approved

COURT INTERPRETERS

WA Administrative Office of the Courts: 11 credits approved, Friday: 6 total credits available, combination of general and professional categories.
Saturday: 5 total credits available, including up to 1.5 ethics credits if attending Breakout A. Other sessions awarded either professional or general credit.

OR Judicial Department:
Oct. 21st  5 General Credits approved
Oct. 22nd  4 General Credits, or 1.5 Ethics Credits and 2.5 General Credits if attending  Challenges for the Child, Family & Interpreter when LEP Families Encounter the Justice System" breakout session


MEDICAL INTERPRETERS

Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI):
8.5 credits approved

DSHS: 5 credits approved

National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters:  CCHI credits accepted; contact NBCMI for details

OR Health Care Interpreter credits: Approved
Request details at: HCI.program@state.or.us


TEACHERS

OSPI Educator Clock Hours: 8.5 general credits.  





SUMMIT  DETAILS AND LOGISTICS

DATE: October 21-22, 2016

TIME: Doors open at 8:30 each day of the conference.
Our program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day

WHERE: Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155

Map and driving directions:
http://schools.shorelineschools.org/conferencecenter/map-and-directions/

Transit information:
http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/hiwire?.a=iTripPlanning


FEES & PAYMENT:
We offer both a One-Day Admission and a Two-Day Admission ticket. If you can only attend one day (either Friday or Saturday), choose the One-Day Ticket option for the day you will attend. If you plan to attend both days, select the Two-Day Ticket.  

One-Day Admission, Attending Friday Only: $85.00
One-Day Admission, Attending Saturday Only: $85.00
Two-Day Admission: Attending Friday & Saturday: $140


If you work for an agency or entity that requires a purchase order prior to registration, please contact us at wascla.lep@gmail.com as early as possible so that we may process your request. We are an all-volunteer organization and so replies may be delayed. Thank you for understanding.

Payments are accepted by credit card through this site. PayPal allows you to proceed as a guest and pay by credit card. If you need an alternate payment method, please email us at wascla.lep@gmail.com.


REGISTRATION PROCESS: Please use this page to purchase your registration ticket to attend the Summit. Please be sure to select the ticket for the day or days you will attend. There are 3 ticket options:

One-Day Admission, Attending Friday Only
One-Day Admission, Attending Saturday Only
Two-Day Admission: Attending Friday & Saturday

Please be sure to indicate the name of the attendee for each ticket purchased.


MEALS: When you purchase your ticket, you will be able to select your meal preference. Your registration includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and a light snack in the afternoon, as well as beverages (coffee/ tea/water). When purchasing your ticket, please be prepared to select your meal preference and indicate any food allergies. Vegan,  vegetarian, and meat choices are available.

Requests for ADA Accommodations:
Please let us know as soon as possible if you are in need of an accommodation to attend the conference. Requests made after October 10th may not be able to be fulfilled; however, we will work diligently to try to fill any request for an accommodation. Send your request to: wascla.lep@gmail.com


LODGING
Shoreline Convention Center does not have onsite lodging. Attendees are responsible for securing their own accommodations; WASCLA has not reserved hotel rooms for this event. We recommend that you make reservations as early as possible as demand is always high in the Seattle area and the Summit dates also coincide with UW Homecoming weekend.  You may wish to use popular online booking tools such as TripAdvisor, Expedia, Orbitz, Kayak, AirBnB, etc.  Here are links to some listings of local visitor information and area lodging options, offered as information only:

http://www.visitseattle.org/visitor-information/visitors-center/

http://www.shorelinecenter.com/local_lodging.php?page=local_lodging

http://nwhospital.org/patient-information/for-out-of-town-patient-visitors/for-out-of-town-patients-visitors-lodging/



PARKING
Onsite parking for the Summit is available free of charge at the Shoreline Conference Center.


REFUND POLICY
Refund requests must be submitted in writing to wascla.lep@gmail.com. Refunds will be issued as follows:

Those requesting a refund before October 1, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. will be issued a full refund minus a $25.00 administration fee. No refunds will be given for requests made after 12:01 p.m. on October 1, 2016.


WASCLA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, EIN 90-0517290, dedicated to eliminating language barriers to essential services in Washington State through collaborative efforts. Donations to WASCLA are tax deductible to donors to the full extent of the law.

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Location

Shoreline Conference Center (View)
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States


Categories

Education > Workshops
Other > Charity

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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