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March 2024 | April 2024 | PAST EVENTS

FEBRUARY 2024 

Supporting Newcomer ELLs at Risk and SWD ELLs | 6 Part Series
Presenters: Dr. Alba A. Ortiz and Dr. Linda Cavazos
Audience: Administrators, School Leaders and Teachers of ELLs Grades K-12 
Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024 / 9AM - 10:30AM - Assessing & Monitoring Oral Language Development for Immigrant ELLs
Tuesday,  Feb. 13, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Integrating Language, Literacy & Content Instruction for Immigrant ELLs
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Designing Tiered Intervention for Immigrants with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education
Tuesday,  April 16, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Connecting with Families and Communities of Immigrant ELLs
FOR MORE INFORMATION 
PLEASE REGISTER HERE 

Supporting Newly Arrived Immigrant Students & Families - Part 2
Presenter: Natasha Quiroga, Esq.
Audience: Administrators, Counselors, Parent Coordinators, ALL Teachers, CBO Members  
Monday / February 5, 2024 / 3PM-5PM 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE REGISTER HERE 

Ensuring the Success of ELLs When Reading and Writing in Content Area Classes and Advancing Their Academic Literacy Skills in English During Content Area Instruction (Gr. 6-12) / 2-Part Series
Designed for middle and secondary science and social studies teachers, this professional development series will review the features of academic language and the challenges ELLs face when reading and writing in middle and high school content area classes. It will help teachers consider the continuing needs of Transitioning through Commanding ELLs and the supports that must be provided so they can be successful. These sessions will highlight: the need to plan language learning activities as a part of content area instruction; so that students don’t just acquire the expected content knowledge; but also advance in their reading and writing proficiency so they can succeed on high stakes subject matter tests. We will review a range of practical strategies that support comprehension when reading in a second language, as well as tools and strategies designed to advance content area writing abilities.
Presenter: Nancy Cloud, Ed.D. / Professor Emerita / Rhode Island College
Audience: This institute is designed for Middle and High School Science and Social Studies Teachers, ENL Co-Teachers and Bilingual Paraprofessionals Assigned to Secondary Science and Social Studies Classes. 
SESSION I: FOUNDATIONS / MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2024 / 9AM - 12PM  
SESSION II: APPLICATIONS / SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2024 / 9AM - 12PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION 
PLEASE REGISTER HERE 

Orientation to Bridges Programs Q & A
The Orientation to Bridges Programs is offered to New York State teachers and administrators who work with SIFE & Newcomers.
Presenter: Lisa Auslander
Audience: New York State teachers and administrators
Thursday, February 15, 2024 / 2:00PM - 3:00PM 
FOR MORE INFORMATION 
PLEASE REGISTER HERE

Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education for Haitian Students (Online)
Knowledgeable presenters will help us develop a greater understanding of the history, language, culture, and lives of Haitian students and families. We will explore practices, strategies, and resources that can best address the supports needed for academic achievement and success.
Presenters: Dr. Kari-Lee Grant and Nicole B. Rosefort
Audience: Teachers, Counselors, School and District Leaders, Administrators and Parent Coordinators
Thursday, February 29, 2024 / 3:00PM - 4:30PM 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE REGISTER HERE

MARCH 2024 

Effective Teaching of Entering and Emerging ELLs in ENL Science and Social Studies Classes (Online)
Teaching Valued Content to Entering and Emerging ELLs While Advancing their Academic Reading and Writing Skills (Grades 6-9)
This two-part professional development series will focus on supporting Grade 6-9 Entering and Emerging ELLs enrolled in Integrated ENL Science and Social Studies Classes.  In the first session, we will consider the diversity of Entering and Emerging ELLs in Grades 6-9, their learning needs, and the supports that must be provided so they can be successful. In the second session, we will explore a range of teaching strategies that support second language reading of within-range academic texts as well as strategies designed to support and advance students’ academic writing abilities.  The strategies to be shown will be modeled using science and social studies topics taught in Grades 6-9.
Presenter: Nancy Cloud, Ed.D. / Professor Emerita / Rhode Island College
Audience: This institute is designed for Grade 6-9 Science and Social Studies Teachers, ENL Co-Teachers and Bilingual Paraprofessionals Assigned to Integrated ENL Science and Social Studies Classes.
First Session - Saturday, March 2, 2024 | 9AM - 12PM
Second Session - Saturday, March 16, 2024 | 9AM - 12PM
SEE THE FLYER FOR MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE REGISTER HERE

Supporting Newcomer ELLs at Risk and SWD ELLs | 6 Part Series 
Presenters: Dr. Alba A. Ortiz and Dr. Linda Cavazos 
Audience: Administrators, School Leaders and Teachers of ELLs Grades K-12  
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Teaching English as a Second Language Instruction to Immigrant ELLs  
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Addressing the Social-Emotional Learning Needs of Immigrant ELLs 
Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024 / 9AM - 10:30AM - Assessing & Monitoring Oral Language Development for Immigrant ELLs 
Tuesday,  Feb. 13, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Integrating Language, Literacy & Content Instruction for Immigrant ELLs 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Designing Tiered Intervention for Immigrants with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education 
Tuesday,  April 16, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Connecting with Families and Communities of Immigrant ELLs 
FOR MORE INFORMATION  
PLEASE REGISTER HERE 

Supporting World Language Learner Success - A Primer for School Leaders (Online)
2-Part Series
This workshop will provide middle and secondary principals, assistant principals, supervisors, and administrators with an overview of the Administrator Reference Guide to the revised New York State Learning Standards for World Languages (2021). The presentations will highlight the key instructional shifts inherent in the successful implementation of the revised standards.
Presenter: Bill Heller | Lecturer of World Language Education, State University of New York at Geneseo
Audience: Middle and secondary principals, assistant principals, supervisors, and administrators
PART 1 | THURSDAY | MARCH 21, 2024 | 3:30PM TO 5:00PM 
PART 2 | THURSDAY | APRIL 11, 2024 | 3:30PM TO 5:00PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION  
PLEASE REGISTER HERE

APRIL 2024 

Supporting World Language Learner Success - A Primer for School Leaders (Online)
2-Part Series
This workshop will provide middle and secondary principals, assistant principals, supervisors, and administrators with an overview of the Administrator Reference Guide to the revised New York State Learning Standards for World Languages (2021). The presentations will highlight the key instructional shifts inherent in the successful implementation of the revised standards.
Presenter: Bill Heller | Lecturer of World Language Education, State University of New York at Geneseo
Audience: Middle and secondary principals, assistant principals, supervisors, and administrators
PART 1 | THURSDAY | MARCH 21, 2024 | 3:30PM TO 5:00PM 
PART 2 | THURSDAY | APRIL 11, 2024 | 3:30PM TO 5:00PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION  
PLEASE REGISTER HERE

Supporting Newcomer ELLs at Risk and SWD ELLs | 6 Part Series 
Presenters: Dr. Alba A. Ortiz and Dr. Linda Cavazos 
Audience: Administrators, School Leaders and Teachers of ELLs Grades K-12  
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Teaching English as a Second Language Instruction to Immigrant ELLs  
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Addressing the Social-Emotional Learning Needs of Immigrant ELLs 
Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024 / 9AM - 10:30AM - Assessing & Monitoring Oral Language Development for Immigrant ELLs 
Tuesday,  Feb. 13, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Integrating Language, Literacy & Content Instruction for Immigrant ELLs 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Designing Tiered Intervention for Immigrants with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education 
Tuesday,  April 16, 2024 / 2PM - 4:30PM - Connecting with Families and Communities of Immigrant ELLs 
FOR MORE INFORMATION  
PLEASE REGISTER HERE