Due to safety and security guidance provided by the Governor of New Mexico, changes have been made to this year's schedule to ensure a high quality event during these challenging times.  

La Cosecha 2020 will feature:​

  • 200+ professional presentations and workshops designed to support two-way and one-way immersion, developmental bilingual, and heritage/tribal language immersion programs. 

  • Sessions focused on distance-learning, hybrid, and virtual settings. 

  • School Visits for a virtual world.

  • Culturally and linguistically responsive focused sessions.

  • Key strategies for Emerging Bilinguals and biliteracy  Pre-K – Secondary programs. 

  • Nationally and internationally renowned expert speakers.

  • Pre-Conference Institutes in biliteracy and leadership development, sheltered instruction, and others.

  • Online learning support and 

  • Opportunities to celebrate our emerging bilingual communities!

Daily Schedule

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Session I • 8:30 am – 10:30 am   Virtual School Visits*

Session II • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm    Virtual School Visits*

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.       Virtual Pre-Conference Institute*

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.       Opening Session 

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Virtual Exhibits Open

Thursday, November 5, 2020

9:10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.     Lunch on Your Own

1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.       Concurrent Sessions

3:30  p.m. – 4:30 p.m.       Plenary Session

6:00 p.m – 7:30 p.m.        Virtual Pow wow

7:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Virtual Exhibits & Career Fair


Friday, November 6, 2020

9:10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.     Lunch on Your Own

1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.        Concurrent Sessions

3:30  p.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Plenary Session

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       Student Leadership Institute

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.       Conference Dance/Fundraiser* and Peña Musical

7:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Virtual Exhibits & Career Fair

Saturday, November 7, 2020

7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.       Plenary Session

9:10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Student Leadership Institute

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Closing Session

8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Virtual Exhibits Open

*Indicates a ticketed event.

Registration is now closed. If you have questions please contact

CLICK HERE to download our W9 for payment/PO requirements. 

Don't forget to add-on FUENTE365 benefits to your registration! What is FUENTE365?Whether you begin with the La Cosecha Conference, direct on-site consulting with DLeNM, or on your own, be sure to sustain your dual language professional development initiatives throughout the school year with FUENTE365 — DLeNM’s online professional development platform, a “tool kit” full of resources that every school and classroom needs throughout the year. Investing in FUENTE365 provides 24/7 access to instructional videos, professional articles, and programmatic and instructional resources. FUENTE365 resources are focused on the implementation of quality dual language enrichment education, targeted specifically to you as a dual language teacher or administrator, researcher, parent, or community member.  ​

UPDATED October 7, 2020 - Please Review


To make your registration for La Cosecha as easy as possible, please follow these instructions:

  • Avoid delays - registration will be processed ONLY when accompanied by complete credit card information, check, or a copy of the purchase order.

  • If paying by credit card, submit your credit card information through our secure online registration. DLeNM uses Paypal and Quickbooks to process credit cards. You will receive an emailed receipt or paid invoice upon completion of the transaction.

  • If paying by purchase order or check for more than one registrant, please list each participant's name on the purchase order or include a copy of the registration confirmation.

  • Please email if you have questions regarding our PO process or if you anticipate any delays in getting your PO.

  • Please mail all checks to: DLeNM, 1309 4th St. SW, Suite E, Albuquerque, NM 87102



Registration substitutions, cancellations, and refunds will only be accepted by written request and must be received by October 23, 2020. Substitution requests must include the name of the original registrant and the name and contact information for the new registrant. A processing fee of $50 will be assessed per registration cancellation and the refund will be issued six weeks after the conference. Please send substitution, cancellation, and refund requests to Refund requests received after October 23, 2020 will NOT be processed. 

There are no refunds or exchanges for School Visits or Pre-Conference Institutes. 


All registered attendees will have access to the conference platform and all recorded sessions for thirty (30) days following the final day of the conference. You must be registered in advance for the conference for access and this access also applies to those not able to attend the live event.

Questions? Contact Melanie Gatewood or Leslie Sánchez at


  1. By registering, you hereby authorize and grant DLeNM and La Cosecha, the right to record all participants via screenshots, film, and/or video, along with editing the recorded conference into a photo gallery/short film/webinar, which may include other recordings and material. You also authorize and grant DLeNM and La Cosecha the use of the name and likeness, voice, or other information concerning participants; and screen or place the recording/materials online, including social media.

  2. Participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any DLeNM and La Cosecha virtual event staff.

  3. Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services except within the virtual exhibit hall by paid exhibitors. DLeNM and La Cosecha reserve the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.

  4. Participants agree to not copy, record, or take screenshots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in the virtual space.

  5. Participants agree to not share (including live streaming) any portion of the presentations, handouts, recordings or conference materials with other individuals (who did not participate or register to participate in the event), unless specifically authorized by DLeNM and La Cosecha and/or the Presenter.

  6. Presenters may express a wide variety of opinions and views which do not necessarily represent the opinions and views of DLeNM and La Cosecha, and/or you as an individual. The presenters were selected because of their expertise in their respective subject areas and to provide you with a diversity of views on a variety of topics to enhance your conference experience.

  7. Attendees are to engage with all other attendees, conference volunteers, and staff involved with the conference in a professional and courteous manner. DLeNM will exclude any attendee whose behavior is inappropriate. 


La Cosecha© 2013 - 2020. All rights reserved. No part of the conference event/publication/platform may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission.

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Contact Us

La Cosecha is hosted by Dual Language Education of New Mexico, an educational nonprofit. For more information visit us online at  Questions? Contact us via phone or email below. 


1309 4th Street SW, Suite E

Albuquerque, NM 87102




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