Resources

Calendar of Events

October 22, 2019
Parents’ Rights and Advocacy for English Language/Multilingual Learners
Location: New York University
Audience: Parents/Families, Parent Coordinators, ENL/Bilingual Coordinators, School Leadership Teams, PTA Members, Parent Advocates, CBOs, Adult Education Staff, Guidance Counselors, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Administrators, personnel that work with English Language Learners (ELLs)/ Multilingual Learners (MLLs).
See the flyer for more information| En español
Registration coming soon

PAST EVENTS

July 10 - July 13, 2018
Early Institutes for Teachers of World Languages 2018
Location: New York University
Audience: Teachers of World Languages
We are offering two institutes free of charge through a collaboration between NYU Steinhardt’s Dept of Teaching and Learning (Partnership Schools Program/MMS) and the Metro Center NY State Language RBERN. Enrollment in each institute will be limited to the first 24 applicants who meet program eligibility and requirements. Deadline to submit application: Monday, May 25, 2018.
See the flyer for more information | Read the Institute's Letter to Teachers of World Languages

August 18, 2018
ELL High School Graduation, Dropout Prevention and College Readiness
Location:
Queens Flushing Public Library
Audience:
Parents and students
By invitation only

October 1, 2018
Best Practices for New Teachers of ELLs/MLLs Grades 6-12
Location: Richmond Hill High School
Special Guest Presenter: Nancy Cloud
Audience: Teachers of ELLs with less than three years of experience
See the flyer for more information
See the presentation

October 2, 2018

Instructional Strategies for High School BL, ENL, and Integrated-ENL Co-Teaching Classrooms
Special Guest Presenter
: Nancy Cloud
Location: Richmond Hill HS
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
By invitation only

October 11, 2018
Screening, Identification & Placement of ELLs, ELL Subgroups, Parent Engagement
Location: New York University
Audience: Educational Paraprofessionals
See the flyer for more information | Space is limited to 25 participants

October 12, 2018
Screening, Identification & Placement of ELLs
Location: Brooklyn Law School
Audience: Cohort A, B
By invitation only

October 18, 2018
Screening, Identification & Placement of ELLs and Parent Engagement
Location: New York University
Audience: Administrators and New ELL/MLL Coordinators
See the flyer for more information | Space is limited to 25 participants

October 22, 2018
Unpacking ELLs/MLLs Data
Location: Westerly Elementary School - PS 30/31R
Audience: Teachers & Administrators
By invitation only

October 22, 2018
Overrepresentation of ELLs in Special Education: Considerations and Protocols
Special Guest Presenters: Deirdre Danaher & Eva Garcia
Location: Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus
Audience: K-8 ENL, bilingual and co-teachers in the Integrated ENL model
See the flyer for more information
Space is limited to 60 participants

October 25, 2018
2018 ELLs/MLLs Community Engagement Symposium:
Working Together To Support ELLs/MLLs Communities On The Road To High School Graduation, College and Careers

Location: New York University
Audience: Assistant Principals, ENL/Bilingual Coordinators, School Leadership Teams, Parent Advocates, PTA Members, CBOs, Adult Education Staff, Parent Coordinators, Guidance Counselors, Teacher Assistants, Parents/Families and other personnel that work with English Language Learners (ELLs)/ Multilingual Learners (MLLs)
Click here for the 2018 Symposium Program
See the flyer for more information

October, 25, 2018
Working Together to Support ELLs/MLLs Communities on the Road to High School Graduation College and Careers
Location:
New York University
Audience:
School support personnel, community-based organizations and other stakeholders
By invitation only

October 26, 2018

Instructional Strategies for ELLs who speak Haitian Creole
Location: 17K189
Special Guest Presenter: Michel DeGraff
Audience: Haitian Creole Educators and Parents
See the flyer for more information

October 26, 2018
Seal of Biliteracy
Location: Hunter College
Audience: School leaders
By invitation only

October 26-28, 2018
2018 Symposium on Haitian Language & Culture
Location: Brooklyn College
Audience: Educators, Administrators and Parents
By invitation only

October 27, 2018
19th Annual Language Series - Multiple Pathways to Learning in the Age of Accountability
Location
: Bank Street College of Education
Audience: Pre-service and Early Career teachers of ELL's currently teaching in public schools in New York City and New York State

October 29, 2018
Strategies For New Teachers of ELLs/MLLs Teaching Grades K - 5
Location: PS 25 Bilingual School, CSD 7
Special Guest Presenter: Nancy Cloud
Audience: Teachers of ELLs with less than three years of experience
See the flyer for more information 
Click here for the PowerPoint presentation

October 30, 2018
Coaching HS Teachers - Session 2 of 5
Special Guest Presenter: Nancy Cloud
Location: Richmond Hill HS
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
By invitation only
Click here for the PowerPoint presentation

November 2, 2018
Math Best Practices: Designing & Delivering Effective Lessons for English Language Learners - Grades 3 to 5
Location: New York University
Audience: Bilingual Math Teachers
See the flyer for more information
View the presentation

November 13, 2018
English Language Learners (ELLs) with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) in Our Classrooms: Series on Best Practices for Their Success - Part 1 of 3
Location: New York University
Audience for AM Session: SIFE teachers who are first time participants to the NYS Statewide Language RBERN SIFE Series.
PM Session was postoned
See the flyer for more information
View the presentation
Space is limited and each participant must commit to attend all 3 sessions.

November 14, 2018
Vocabulary Across the Content Area - Grades 6-12 Citywide
Special Guest Presenter: Nancy Cloud
Location: Richmond Hill HS
Audience: Secondary Content Area Teachers of ELLs (Grades 6-12)
See the flyer for more information
View the PowerPoint presentation
Additional Materials: Academic Vocabulary List, ELA Academic Vocabulary Word Lists, How Can Teachers Increase  Classroom Use of Academic  Vocabulary?, Sample Vocabulary Terms by Marzano Research LaboratoryStrategies to Build Student Vocabularies, Tennessee Academic Vocabulary, Word Zones for 5586 Most Frequent Words

November 15, 2018
ENL Instructional Strategies in the Integrated ENL High School Math and Science Classroom
Special Guest Presenter: Nancy Cloud
Location: Richmond Hill HS
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
By invitation only.

November 16, 2018
Math Best Practices: Designing & Delivering Effective Lessons for English Language Learners - Grades 6 to 8
Location: New York University
Audience: Mathematics Teachers of ELLs (Grades 6 to 8): Mainstream, Bilingual Educators (Transitional Bilingual and Dual Language Teachers) and Integrated ENL Teachers in Co-Teaching Model Classrooms).
See the flyer for more information
View the presentation

November 16, 2018
The NYSITELL and NYSESLAT Targets of Measurement (TOMs), Analyzing ELL Data
Location: Brooklyn Law School
Audience: BPS Interns Cohort A, B
By invitation only

November 19, 2018
Observation Protocols in the ENL Classroom: Using Data and Classroom Observation Tools To Strengthen the CORE
Special Guest Presenters: Deirdre Danaher & Eva Garcia
Location: Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus
Audience: K-8 ENL bilingual and co-teachers in the Integrated ENL model
See the flyer for more information
Pre-registration is required.
Space is limited to 60 participants

November 26, 2018
Using the Home Language Arts Bilingual Common Core Progressions to Plan Instruction - Haitian Creole and Spanish
Location: 17K189
Audience: Bilingual Teachers

November 26, 2018
NYS High School Graduation Requirements & College/Career Readiness
Location: Newtown High School
Audience: School Personnel
By invitation only

November 28, 2018
Special Education - CR Part 154.3
Location: Fordham University
Audience: Educators
By invitation only

December 3, 2018
Best Practices for Grades K-2 Teachers of ELLs/MLLs
Location: Westerly Elementary School - PS 30/31R
Audience: Teachers & Administrators
By invitation only

December 4, 2018
Addressing the Socio-Emotional Needs of ELLs
Location: New York University
Audience: Pupil Personnel Services
Registration closed. At capacity.

December 4, 2018
Seal of Biliteracy
Location: New York University
Audience: School Leaders, Teachers and Guidance Counselors
See the flyer for more information
Registration closed. At capacity.

December 8, 2018
How to Help Your Children Apply for College
Location: Queens Flushing Library
Audience: Parents and Students
See the flyer for more information

December 10, 2018
Effective Home Language Instruction - Haitian Creole and Spanish
Location: 17K189
Audience: Bilingual Teachers

December 10, 2018
Special Education Series - Interventions and the ELL/Multilingual Learner: What Is An Appropriate Intervention?
Special Guest Presenters: Deirdre Danaher & Eva Garcia
Location: Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus
Audience: K-8 ELA and ENL teachers, co-teachers and mainstream teachers
See the flyer for more information
Space is limited to 60 participants | Registration is closed. At capacity.

December 10, 2018
Addressing Listening and Writing Skills  in the Spanish Home Language Arts Classroom
Location: 17K89
Audience: Dual Language Teachers
By invitation only

December 10, 2018
Effective HL Instruction in Haitian Creole Classroom
Audience: ELL Teachers
By invitation only

December 17, 2018
ENL Strategies to Plan Effective Instruction Grades: 3-5
Location: PS 30/31R Westerly Elementary School
Audience: Administrators and Teachers
By invitation only

January 11, 2019
Designing Lessons Integrating Language and Content Objectives in the Literacy Classroom for SIFE and Entering Students
Location: Brooklyn Law School
Audience: BPS INTERNS Cohort A, B
By invitation only
View the presentation

January 11, 2019
Professional Development - SIFE & ENTERING/EMERGING STUDENTS ENL/MATH
Audience: Educators
By invitation only
View the presentation

January 19, 2019
Introduction to the Seal of Biliteracy
Location: Bayside HS or Korean Community Center
Audience: Korean Language Teachers
Walk-ins welcome

January 19, 2019
Teacher Certification
Location: Bayside HS or Korean Community Center
Audience: Korean Language Teachers
Walk-ins welcome

January 22, 2019
English Language Learners (ELLs) with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) in Our Classrooms: Series on Best Practices for Their Success - Part 2 of 3
Location: 239 Greene Street, NY, NY
See the flyer for more information
View the presentation

January 23, 2019
Strategies to increase Common Core vocabulary for Transitioning and Expanding ELLs
Special Guest Presenter:
Nancy Cloud
Location: PS 25 - Bilingual School, Bronx, New York
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
See the flyer for more informationSee the presentation

Resources: Academic Vocabulary List30 Word Core Content Vocabulary List 
Sample Vocabulary Terms (Marzano)
Academic Vocabulary Lists for Upper Elementary, Middle School and High School 
Tennessee Academic Vocabulary List | Word Zones for 5586 Most Frequent Words

January 24, 2019
Planning language objectives in the High School ELA and SS/Integrated-ENL Co-Teaching Classrooms - Session 4 of 5
Special Guest Presenter:
Nancy Cloud
Location: Richmond Hill HS
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
By invitation only

January 28, 2019
ELL Special Education Series: Developing Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Multitiered Systems of Support for English Language Learners
Special Guest Presenter: Christina Sanchez Lopez
Location: Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus
Audience: K-8 ENL, bilingual and co-teachers in the Integrated ENL model
Pre-registration is required. Please register here

January 28, 2019
Math Best Practices - Scaffolding Language & Content for ELLs in the Math Classrooms
Location: Richmond Hill HS
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
View the presentation

February 1, 2019
Differentiating Instruction and Assessment for Multilingual Learners
Location: Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus
Audience: Administrators, Teachers of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Pre-registration is required. Please register here

February 1, 2019
Addressing the Social-Emotional Environment that Support ELLs
Location
: Brooklyn Law School
Audience: Pupil Personnel Services
By invitation only

February 4, 2019

Best Practices and ELL Strategies for Grades K-5 in Listening and Reading for Teachers of ELLs
Location: District 31-PS030
Audience: Administrators, Teachers of ELLs
By invitation only

March 1, 2019
Strategies for Effective Co-Teaching in the Integrated ENL Classroom
Location: Brooklyn Law School
Audience: Pupil Services Personnel
By invitation only

March 1, 2019
Key Shifts in World Languages in New York State
The New York State Education Department, Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages presents a one-day professional development opportunity for NYC DOE administrators exploring key shifts in world language curriculum, assessment, and instruction in New York State. Topics will include World-Readiness Standards, Can-Do Statements, and Integrated Performance Assessment.
Location: Queens College, CUNY
Audience: NYCDOE Administrators
See the flyer for more information

March 5, 2019
Addressing Text Complexity in the High School Content Area Classroom
Special Guest Presenter: Nancy Cloud
Location: Richmond Hill HS
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
By invitation only

March 9, 2019
Effective Instructional Strategies for ELL/MLL in World Language Class to Enhance the Korean Language Development
LocationBayside HS or Korean Community Center
Audience: Korean language teachers
Walk-ins welcome

March 15, 2019
Inquiry Based Problem Solving for English Language Learners within a Multitiered System of Support
Special Guest Presenters: Christina Sanchez Lopez & T. Young
Location: Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus
Audience: K-8 ENL, bilingual and co-teachers in the Integrated ENL model
Pre-registration is required.

March 16, 2019
How to Obtain NYS Teacher Certification (English and Chinese)
Location: Queens Flushing Library
Audience: Queens Community
See the flyer for more information
Walk-ins welcome

March 21-23, 2019
2019 NYSABE Conference
Location: Crowne Plaza White Plains Hotel
Audience: Administrators, Teachers of ELLs, and Parents
See the flyer for more information

April 5, 2019
Research-Based Scaffolding and Differentiation Strategies
Location: Brooklyn Law School
Audience: Pupil Services Personnel
By invitation only

April 8, 2019
Supporting Entering and Emerging ELLs/MLLs in Accessing Grade Level Content in Integrated-ENL/ELA and Content Area Classes (Gr. 5-12)
Special Guest Presenter: 
Nancy Cloud
Location: P.S. 25 Bilingual School, Bronx, NY
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
See the flyer for more information 
Read the agenda | See the presentation

April 11, 2019
Addressing the Socio-Emotional Needs of ELLs/MLLs
Location: Bushwick Leaders HS
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
By invitation only

April 11, 2019
ESSA ELL Accountability: All Grades
Location: 239 Greene Street, New York, NY
Audience: School leaders
By invitation only

April 16, 2019
ELLs with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) in Our Classrooms: Series on Best Practices for Their Success - Part 3 of 3
Location: 239 Greene Street, New York, NY
See the flyer for more information
Registration closed

April 29, 2019
Providing Academic and Social Emotional Learning Support for Greater ELL Achievement
Location: PS 30/D 31
Audience: Educators of ELLs
By invitation only

May 17, 2019
ELLs/SIFE in Our Classrooms: Best Practices for their Success
Location: New York University
Audience: Administrators and Decision Makers of ELLs/SIFE Instruction
See the flyer for more information | Please register here
Space is limited to 20 participants

May 18, 2019
What Suggestions You can Give to Your Children to Use Chinese Language in the Classroom to help learn content (English and Chinese)
Location: Queens Flushing Library
Audience: Parents and Students
See the flyer for more information
Walk-ins welcome

May 29, 2019
Designing & Conducting Effective Math Activities for English Language Learners (ELLs) Grades 9 to 12
Location: New York University
Audience: Bilingual Math Teachers, ENL & Content Area Teachers in an Integrated Setting, Math Teachers of ELLs
See the flyer for more information | Please register here
Space is limited to 20 participants

May 31, 2019
XXVIII Symposium on Children's and Young Adult Literature
Location: Cervantes Institute
Audience: Bilingual Spanish Teachers
See the flyer for more information | Please register here (Matricúlese Aquí)

June 6, 2019
NYS World Language Design for Global Proficiency
Location: Queens College, CUNY
Audience: Educators
See the flyer for more information | Please register here

June 22, 2019
NYS High School Graduation Requirements
Location: Queens Flushing Library
Audience: Parents and Students
See the flyer for more information
Walk-ins welcome

July 8-12, 2019
Summer Institutes for Teachers of World Languages 2019
Location: New York University
Audience: Educators of World Languages
There will be two institutes. Enrollment in each institute will be limited to the first 30 applicants who meet program eligibility and requirements.
See the flyer for more information

 

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