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1st Annual Georgia World Language Leadership Insititute

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Savannah

711 Sandtown Road, Savannah, GA 31410

207 West York Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Savannah, GA

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1st Annual Georgia World Language Leadership Institute

Sponsored by Georgia Department of Education and Savannah-Chatham County Public School System


March 8-9, 2018

City Information:

https://www.visitsavannah.com/

http://www.visit-historic-savannah.com/savannah-visitor-center.html

Transportation (From Georgia Department of Education to Savannah Historic District):

Automobile: 248 miles (4 hours) I-75 south to I-16 East $265.36 (based on $0.535/mile)

Bus: Greyhound (5 hours) Approximately $75 round trip

Airplane: Delta (1 hour) Approximately $238 round trip (depart 03/07 and return 03/10)

Lodging (Government Rates with ID required):

Midtown: Baymont Inn and Suites http://www.savannahmidtownhotel.com/

(912) 353-7100 2 Lee Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31405

Rates for 03/07/18 – 03/09/18 $71.20 (king) or $95.20 (2 double beds)

Drive is 10-15 minutes from Historic District (4 miles)

Best Western Central Inn http://www.bestwesterncentralsavannah.com/

(912) 355-1000 45 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31405

Rates for 03/07/18 – 03/09/18 $76.49 (king or 2 double beds)

Drive is 10-15 minutes from Historic District (5 miles)

Downtown: Courtyard Marriott Savannah Downtown/Historic District http://mariott.com

(912) 790-8287 415 West Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Rates for 03/07/18 – 03/09/18 $132.00 (king or 2 queen beds) + parking

Located in historic district

Residence Inn Savannah Downtown/Historic District http://mariott.com

(912) 233-9996 500 West Charlton Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Rates for 03/07/18 – 03/09/18 $132.00 (cottage suite) + parking

Located in historic district

Meeting Locations:

Thursday, 03/08/17

Breakfast: B. Matthew’s Eatery https://bmatthewseatery.com/

(912) 233-1319 325 East Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Meeting: Oatland Island Wildlife Center

http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/oat/default.aspx

(912) 395-1212 711 Sandtown Road, Savannah, GA 31410

Friday, 03/09/17

Breakfast: J. Christopher’s https://www.jchristophers.com/

(912) 236-7494 122 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Meeting: Jepson Center for the Arts https://www.telfair.org/visit/jepson/

(912) 790-8800 207 West York Street, Savannah, GA 31401

World Language Leadership Institute Agenda:

Wednesday, 03/07/18

9:00 PM Dinner with early arrivals (optional)

Treylor Park http://treylorparksavannah.com/

(888)-TREYLOR 115 East Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Thursday, 03/08/18

7:30 – 9:15 Breakfast/Networking at B. Matthew’s Eatery

10:00 – 10:30 Arrival at Oatland Island and Welcome to Savannah

10:30 – 11:15 Presentation from the state (overview of programs/activities – Q & A)

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:30 Overview of Proficiency guidelines/Can-dos ACTFL / From the Classroom – Teacher Leaders

12:30 - 2:00 Catered lunch and free time to explore trails/exhibits

2:00 - 2:45 Special workshops with SCCPSS professional development staff

2:45 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 4:00 Charting the way forward (Discussion of Upcoming WL Standards Review)

6:30 - ?? Evening night walking tour of city and/or dinner (optional)

Crystal Parlor http://www.crystalbeerparlor.com/

(912) 349-1000 301 West Jones Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Friday, 03/09/18

7:30 – 9:15 Breakfast/Networking at J. Christopher’s Restaurant

9:30 - 10:00 Arrival and orientation to Jepson Center/Telfair Museum

10:00 – 10:45 Working Group Discussions –

Topics – (WL Teacher Recruitment, Seals, Workforce, Immersion, Proficiency)

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:30 Group reports

11:30 – 12:30 Guest speaker presentation

12:30 - 1:30 Departure or lunch (optional)

1:30 - 3:30 Tour of Georgia Ports or Savannah College of Art and Design (optional)

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711 Sandtown Road, Savannah, GA 31410

207 West York Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Savannah, GA

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