The MELLFIN 15th Annual Conference is May 23, 2019 

Registration is now closed!

This year's theme is  School and Community Partnership= EL Success!  The conference will be held at College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center located at 3501 University Blvd., East Hyattsville, MD 20783.

Morning Keynote Speaker

Becky Pringle
Vice-President, National Education Association

Lunch Keynote Speaker

Astrid Emily Francis
ESL Teacher featured on the Ellen DeGeneres show and in People Magazine

Thank you for the Nominations for 2019! The winner will be announce at the conference!

The John Nelson Parent Involvement Matters Award
The MELLFIN John Nelson Parent Involvement Matters Award is an annual award for an immigrant parent whose exemplary contributions to Maryland public schools have led to improvements for Maryland public school children, schools, and districts.  The winner will be announced at our Annual Conference. For more information visit our Award page

Thank you for applying!  Winners will be announced at the conference!

MELLFIN 2019 Scholarship Application
The MELLFIN Scholarships are annual scholarship awards for current or former ESOL students in Maryland who are currently seniors in high school and have demonstrated a commitment to attend college. MELLFIN is facilitating multiple scholarship awards to recognize excellence and support students in realizing their college aspirations. The total award for each student recipient will be $1,000 to help cover costs associated with college attendance.  Winners will be announced at our Annual Conference.
For more information visit our
Scholarship page. The application deadline was March 12, 2019.

Support MELLFIN Scholarships!

Multiple scholarships are awarded annually to deserving English learners in Maryland through the generosity of Friends of MELLFIN.  We are also pleased to announce that you can choose us on as the charity of your choice and we will receive a % of your purchase.  You can find us under Maryland English Language Learning Family Involvement Network.  Please visit the link to give today.
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