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Early Registration Extended!

The deadline for early registration for the ITBE 2016 Convention has been extended! It will now run until February 12th. After February 12th, prices will rise for both member and non-members. 

If you are not yet a member, or need to renew your membership, please do so BEFORE registering for the convention to guarantee membership pricing for the convention.


Early Registration

  Friday and Saturday Friday Only Saturday Only
Members $120 $85 $85
Student-Members $80 $70 $70
Non-Members $165 $165 $165

(Early Registration ends February 12, 2016.)


  Friday and Saturday Friday Only Saturday Only
Members $145 $135 $135
Student-Members $95 $85 $85
Non-Members $190 $180 $180

(Regular Registration ends February 22, 2016.)

Presenters will also use this link to register for the convention. Once you are notified of your proposal acceptance, please register as soon as possible to guarantee early registration rates! 

Register early to guarantee your badge and early registration prices HERE.

If you have any questions please contact:


In addition, we have a poster with information about our 2016 convention.  
Please feel free to download it here.

2016 Convention Marriott Hotel Reservation Rate

Book now to secure your room for the convention! We were able to secure an extension of the discounted room rates until February 5, 2016 (Friday), so if you have been putting off getting a room, now is the time to reserve!

The rate for the 2016 ITBE Convention is $101.00 per night. If you are calling the hotel directly to reserve your room,
(630) 505-4900, be sure to mention "IL Teacher Bilingual" when making reservations to receive the discounted rate. If reserving online, please use the following link.


Book your group rate for Illinois Teachers of Bilingual Education

2016 Convention At-A-Glance Available

The At-A-Glance schedule for the convention is now available!  Feel free to take a look at it here or on the convention page.

Privacy Policy Updated

ITBE has updated it's privacy policy.  Please feel free to read our privacy policy here or you can find it on our About Us page.


2016 Convention Proposals

Our proposal submission process for the 42nd Annual ITBE Convention, February 26-27, 2016 is now closed.

We would like to thank everyone who submitted a proposal for the 2016 convention. The scoring process will be taking place over the next few weeks and acceptance letters will start to go out in late December and continue to early January.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email:

Plenaries, Featured Speakers, and General Presenters please contact: 

Exhibitors and Publishers please contact:

Thank you again and good luck to all those who submitted! 
Shane Dunkle 
ITBE Vice President and 2016 Convention Chair

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