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Parent Expo: Biliteracy for Student Success

The New Jersey Department of Education, in partnership with Rutgers University, NJTESOL/NJBE, local school districts and community agencies, present a "Parent Expo: Biliteracy for Student Success," an event on Saturday, September 23 for parents/guardians of English language learners (ELLs). To register, complete the Excel spreadsheet registration form and email it to with "Parent Expo – Participant Count" in the subject line. You will be notified of the selected time slot shortly after you submit the registration form.

Event Time Slots

Participants must select two preferred time slots (Option 1 and Option 2) from the following three options:

     10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

     11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

     12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Instructions to complete the registration form (all fields are required)

District Name

Insert the name of the district attending the Expo.

School Name

Insert the name of the school attending the Expo. You may submit separate registration forms for each school or collect all school registrants on one sheet. Be certain to not duplicate numbers.

Contact Name

Insert the name of the lead person for coordinating parent/guardian engagement and attendance to the event.

Contact Email

Insert the email address (no personal emails) of the lead person.

Event Option 1

Select one of three options; 1) 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 2) 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 3) 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Districts are allotted a four-hour time slot. The start time reflects the time of arrival for districts and the end time reflects the time of departure.

Event Option 2

Select one of three event time slot options listed under "Event Option 1" and Option 2 must be different from Option 1.

#Staff Attending

Insert the number of staff members, including the lead person who will attend the event with parents/guardians. Please select just 2 staff per 10 parents/guardians.

#Parents Attending

Insert the number of parents/guardians that will attend the event. Include all parents/guardians, including parents that may arrive at the event on their own. All participants must be accounted for. Do not submit names of attendees to the NJDOE.

#Parents Attending Campus Tour

Insert the number of parents/guardians who will attend the campus tour. This number may be different than the "#Parents Attending" as not all parents may choose to take the campus tour. Onsite registration for the tour will not be available.

# of Children By Grade Level

Insert the number of children for each grade level. This number will assist with planning for children's activities. Parents/guardians may choose to allow their children to participate in supervised children's activities while parents participate in the Expo.

Languages of Parents Attending

Mark 'X' for all languages of parents that will attend the event.