Daily Schedule

There are two options for attending the CI Summit: In-Person (see the schedule below) and Virtual (click here).
NOTE: All times are in Eastern Time (EDT / UTC -4)

You can also view this print-friendly version of the daily schedule for both the in-person and virtual options.

In-Person: Relax and rejuvenate at this summer camp for World Language educators! Spend five days enjoying language labs, presentations, and your cohort, learning hands-on from expert coaches in Comprehensible Input and Acquisition-Driven Instruction. Then, spend your evenings networking and mingling with fellow World Language educators and enthusiasts as you explore and enjoy the delicious cuisine and breathtaking scenery of beautiful Savannah, GA. Here is the daily schedule.

Monday, July 10, 2023
8:30-11:30 Pre-Conference Workshops - Must pre-register. See the workshop selections here.
11:00-12:30 Registration - Come say hello, grab lunch from the food truck, get your badge and special CI Summit merch, and learn more about the week's activities.
12:30-1:45 Opening - Start the week with an uplifting message from Paulino Brener and our keynote speaker, Dr. Stephen Krashen!
2:00-5:00 Cohort Opening - Meet your team, your community, your home for the week!
7:00-9:00 PM Welcome Reception - Come one, come all to the Pirates' House at 20 E. Broad St. for a celebration of our profession and your presence at this week's fantastic conference! There will be free hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and plenty of fun!

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters. OR visit the Open Coaching Room for some targeted coaching!
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs - See master teachers demonstrate the best techniques of Acquisition-Driven Instruction with a class of local students.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00
Students leave at 11:30; Debrief starts at 11:30
Language Labs and Debrief - Continue to observe the same language lab or switch to a different lab, with a different master teacher, demonstrating in a different language. OR visit the Open Coaching Room for some targeted coaching!
12:00-1:15 LUNCH
1:30-4:45 Cohorts - Spend the afternoon connecting the skills you saw demonstrated in the language labs with ADI skills selected specifically for your cohort level.
4:45-5:15 Open Coaching - Get more questions answered and try something new with the support of a trained ADI coach.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics and accomplished presenters. And the Open Coaching Room is always open.
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs and Presentations - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language). And the Open Coaching Room is always open.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00
Students leave at 11:30; Debrief starts at 11:30
Language Labs and Debrief OR Presentations - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language), then debrief with the teacher once the students have gone, OR visit the Open Coaching Room for some targeted coaching!
12:00-1:15 LUNCH (and get a sneak peak of the exhibitor booths!)
1:30-3:00 Cohorts - Spend the afternoon connecting the skills you saw demonstrated in the language labs with ADI skills selected specifically for your cohort level.
3:00-3:45 Exhibitor Opening - Enjoy games, prizes, and special treats to eat, while visiting the exhibitor booths!
3:45-5:00 Cohorts - Continue to build on ADI skills selected specifically for your cohort level.
4:45-5:15 Open Coaching - Get more questions answered and try something new with the support of a trained ADI coach.
7:00-9:00 Immersion Dinners

Thursday, July 13, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics and accomplished presenters. OR practice your new skills in the Open Coaching Room.
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs and Presentations - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language), or attend one of the amazing presentations! And the Open Coaching Room is always open.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00
Students leave at 11:30; Debrief starts at 11:30
Language Labs and Debriefs OR Presentations - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language), or attend one of the amazing presentations! And the Open Coaching Room is always open.
12:00-1:15 LUNCH
1:30-4:45 Cohorts - Spend the afternoon connecting the skills you saw demonstrated in the language labs with ADI skills selected specifically for your cohort level. (30 minute break included - time to visit the exhibitors' booths!)
4:45-5:15 Open Coaching and Exhibitor Closing
8:00 - ? Karaoke at the Bay Street Blues (17 E. Bay St.)

Friday, July 14, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics and accomplished presenters.
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs and Presentations - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language), or attend one of the amazing presentations! And the Open Coaching Room is always open.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Language Labs - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language), or practice some new skills in the Open Coaching Room.
11:45-12:45 The Summit - Hear from a panel of educators as they address how teachers can avoid stereotypes when teaching culture and how all teachers can accurately represent people and cultures from around the world. Time for questions at the end.
12:45-1:15 Closing

Virtual: Can't make it to Savannah? Don't let that stop your professional development! Make your journey up the summit from anywhere in the world! The virtual option provides you the same high level of training, coaching, and community support from the convenience of any location.

Monday, July 10, 2023
11:30-12:15 Virtual Cohort Opening - Log in, say hello, and get acquainted with the online interface.
12:30-1:45 Opening - Start the week with an uplifting message from keynote speakers, Paulino Brener and Dr. Stephen Krashen!
2:00-5:00 Cohort Opening - Meet your team, your community, your home for the week!
5:00-6:00 Optional Social Time
Tuesday, July 11, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters.
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs - See master teachers demonstrate the best techniques of Acquisition-Driven Instruction. There will be a choice of Advanced French for French Teachers, with Sabrina Janczak on Zoom or Elementary Heritage Spanish with Jason Fritze, live-streamed from Savannah.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Students leave at 11:30; Debrief starts at 11:30 Language Labs and Debrief - Continue to observe the same language lab or switch to a different lab, with a different master teacher, demonstrating in a different language. OR Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters. OR visit the Open Coaching Room for some targeted coaching!
12:00-1:15 LUNCH BREAK
1:30-4:45 Cohort Time - Spend time connecting the skills you saw demonstrated in the language lavs with ADI skills selected specifically for your cohort level.
5:15-6:00 Optional Social Time
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters.
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs - See master teachers demonstrate the best techniques of Acquisition-Driven Instruction. There will be a choice of Advanced French for French Teachers, with Sabrina Janczak on Zoom or Elementary Heritage Spanish with Jason Fritze, live-streamed from Savannah.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Students leave at 11:30; Debrief starts at 11:30 Language Labs and Debrief - Continue to observe the same language lab or switch to a different lab, with a different master teacher, demonstrating in a different language. OR Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters. OR visit the Open Coaching Room for some targeted coaching!
12:00-1:15 LUNCH BREAK
1:30-4:45 Cohort Time - Spend time connecting the skills you saw demonstrated in the language lavs with ADI skills selected specifically for your cohort level.
5:15-6:00 Optional Social Time
Thursday, July 13, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters.
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs - See master teachers demonstrate the best techniques of Acquisition-Driven Instruction. There will be a choice of Advanced French for French Teachers, with Sabrina Janczak on Zoom or Elementary Heritage Spanish with Jason Fritze, live-streamed from Savannah.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Students leave at 11:30; Debrief starts at 11:30 Language Labs and Debrief - Continue to observe the same language lab or switch to a different lab, with a different master teacher, demonstrating in a different language. OR Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters. OR visit the Open Coaching Room for some targeted coaching!
12:00-1:15 LUNCH BREAK
1:30-4:45 Cohort Time - Spend time connecting the skills you saw demonstrated in the language lavs with ADI skills selected specifically for your cohort level.
5:15-6:00 Optional Social Time
Friday, July 14, 2023
8:30-9:30 Presentations - Choose from a menu of topics by accomplished presenters.
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Language Labs and Presentations - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language), or attend one of the amazing presentations! And the Open Coaching Room is always open.
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Language Labs - Choose to observe the same language lab as yesterday, attend a new language lab (with a new teacher and language), or practice some new skills in the Open Coaching Room.
11:45-12:45 The Summit - Hear from a panel of educators as they address how teachers can avoid stereotypes when teaching culture and how all teachers can accurately represent people and cultures from around the world. Time for questions at the end.
12:45-1:15 Closing
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