LESLLA 2019 Call for Proposals


The submission deadline for LESLLA 2019 proposals has been extended to April 12, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST!


Proposal acceptance notifications will be sent by April 30, 2019.

Thank you to those of you who have already submitted. We are in the process of reviewing proposals now.

Session Type Descriptions

--Demonstration/Paper Presentation (60 minutes): You and co-presenters will speak about a topic as well as invite comments/suggestions from audience.
--Workshop (90 minutes): Presenters introduce the topic followed on by hands on activities for participants.
--Poster Session (60 minutes): Presentation and discussion of data.
--Panel Discussion (60 minutes): Multiple individuals present their experiences in a panel format with a facilitator.

We seek proposals that reflect diverse perspectives on language and literacy development for LESLLA learners from adult literacy researchers, practitioners, and applied linguists committed to the advancement of LESLLA research, practice, and policy. Presentations will include a mix of theoretical and practice-based themes, as well as panel discussions and poster sessions.

Proposals should link to literacy learning and teaching, teacher learning, or policy that play a role in LESLLA. Suggested topics may include but are not limited to:

Literacy research
Demonstration and discussion of instructional methods, techniques and strategies, as well as educational technologies, materials, and assessment
Literacy in the native language(s)
Youth literacy
Health literacy

Allegra B. Elson
Director of Instruction

Literacy Pittsburgh
411 Seventh Ave., Suite 550 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Raichle Farrelly