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Phone: 800-348-4474 option 2, or
8:00 am - 5:00 pm central time

SIOP Institute®: I, Alexandria, VA (#1101-110719VA)

Thursday, November 07, 2019    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, November 08, 2019    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 09, 2019    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

SIOP I is a thorough introduction to the SIOP Model for those wanting to learn the Model and its effectiveness in assisting educators who serve English Language Learners. Participants will understand the research-based framework of the sheltered instruction approach for English Language Learners, become familiar with the eight components of effective sheltered instruction lessons, and practice observing and evaluating sheltered instruction lessons.

Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King St.
Alexandria, VA

Room Rate - $199 Single/Double 11/6, 11/7, 11/8
Cutoff for reservations 10/16/19
For reservations call 1-800-HILTONS and use the Group Name "Reference Pearson SIOP group rate"

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Hotel and Travel Arrangements - Participants are responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements.

Francheska Figueroa

MaryEllen Vogt

Registration Deadlines
Registrations are accepted until the session is filled and must be accompanied by prepayment(credit card, check, or faxed purchase order). Submission of a registration form does not guarantee admission to the conference; please wait until your registration has been confirmed before making travel plans. Forty-five days prior to the event, a confirmation will be sent via email.

Your Confirmation of Attendance will be sent via email approximately 45 days prior to the event. We recommend that you purchase airline tickets after you receive the Confirmation of Attendance email. If you have not received a Confirmation of Attendance email 45 days prior to the event please call 800.348.4474 select option 2. Please do not make travel arrangements until you have received your Confirmation of Attendance email.

Limited Seating
This conference can fill up quickly. Register early to be assured a spot.

Breakfast and lunch are provided for SIOP Institute®: I, Alexandria, VA (#1101-110719VA).

Cancellations that occur 3 months or more before the start date of the institute will receive an 80% refund. Cancellation request received 1 to 3 months prior to start date will receive a 50% refund, and any cancellation made less than 1 month before event will not receive any refund. Individuals that do not cancel their reservation or registration prior to event will be invoiced and are responsible for the full registration fee.

All cancellation requests require a letter with signature to be sent via fax to 847-486-3195 Attn: Scheduling and Services. NOTE: In lieu of canceling your registration, you may designate a substitute to attend the same event in your place.

Transferring from one event to another will require a $200 transfer fee. Please contact Scheduling and Services at, or call 800-348-4474 option 2, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm central time for cancellation, substitution, or transfer details.

Please allow 2 billing cycles for credit card, and 60 days for check refunds.

Hotel and Travel Arrangements
Participants are responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements.

Francheska Figueroa has been an Education Specialist for Pearson 5+ years focusing on implementation of the SIOP Model with schools and districts around the country. Prior to working with Pearson, Francheska was an ELD Instructor, ELA Facilitator and SIOP Coach at South Pointe High School for over 8 years collectively. Francheska is currently pursuing her doctorate while continuing to lead workshops with coaching and modeling using the SIOP Model.

MaryEllen Vogt is Professor Emerita of Education at California State University,Long Beach. Dr. Vogt has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, special education specialist, curriculum coordinator, and university teacher educator. She received her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a co-author of fifteen books, including Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in the Real World (3rd ed., 2011) and the SIOP® book series. Her research interests include improving comprehension in the content areas, teacher change and development, and content literacy and language acquisition for English learners. Dr. Vogt was inducted into the California Reading Hall of Fame, received her university’s Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, and served as President of the International Reading Association in 2004–2005.