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National immersion expert speaking in San Francisco March 5th

February 23, 2020

Dr. Tara Fortune is one of the top experts in immersion and will be speaking in San Francisco on March 5th. You need to RSVP by March 4 so they know how many people are coming.


Tara Williams Fortune is an immersion teaching specialist and director of the Immersion Research and Professional Development Program at the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota. She devotes most of her professional time to the preparation and continuing education of language immersion educators throughout the U.S. Her publications include two co-edited volumes on immersion research, Pathways to Multilingualism: Evolving Perspectives on Immersion Education (2008, Multilingual Matters Ltd.) and Immersion Education: Practices, Policies and Possibilities (2011, Multilingual Matters Ltd.), and Struggling Learners & Language Immersion Education (2010, University of Minnesota). Fortune’s current research interests include immersion students’ oral language proficiency development and the struggling immersion learner. She also serves as a member of the editorial board for the new Journal of Immersion and Content-based Language Education (JICB), John Benjamins Publishing.

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