The NYS Statewide Language Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBE-RN) at NYU

The NYS Statewide Language RBE-RN is funded by the New York State Education Department Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages to provide support for the education of limited English proficient/English language learners (LEP/ELLs), and students of languages other than English. Districts and schools statewide are offered technical assistance, professional development and resource materials, including information that strengthens the teaching and learning of students of English as a new language, and students of languages other than English.

As part of the NYS Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network, the focus of the Language RBE-RN is to promote high academic achievement for LEP/ELLs from various languages and cultural backgrounds. In order to support the commitment of the New York State Education Department to higher standards for all students through the Commissioner’s Regulations and the Regents Reform Agenda, the Language RBE-RN aims to develop and strengthen the skills, knowledge, and competencies of educators, parents, and local communities.

The New York State Statewide Language Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (Language RBERN) provides ongoing support to educators of limited English proficient/English language learners (LEP/ELLs) in districts and schools statewide by offering technical assistance, professional development, resource materials, and the dissemination of information that strengthens the teaching and learning of students of English as a new language, and students of languages other than English. As part of the NYS Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network, the focus of the Language RBERN is to promote high academic achievement for LEP/ELLs from various target languages and cultural backgrounds.

Mission

The Mission of the New York State Statewide Language Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (Language RBERN) at New York University is to provide support services and professional development to the New York State educational community to improve instructional practices and educational outcomes of Limited English Proficient/English Language Learners (LEP/ELLs).

Vision

The Vision of the Language RBE-RN is to build the capacity of the educational community to enable Limited English Proficient/English Language Learners (LEP/ELLs) and students of Languages Other Than English (LOTE) to reach their full potential, become life-long learners, and successfully contribute to an ever-changing global society. The work for the NYS Language RBE-RN is guided by the New York State Education Department Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (NYSED OBE-WL).

NEW YORK STATE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER PARENT HOTLINE
This hotline was created to provide parents, guardians and other persons in parental relation of ELLs with information about their rights and services for their children pursuant to Commissioner’s Regulation 154. Learn more

The New York State Language RBERN is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.