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2017 Calendar of Events

FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Unpacking the Bilingual Common Core Progressions to Enhance the Home Language Arts Classroom
Location: New York University
Audience: Teachers
Click here for more information
  |  Please register here (This Workshop is limited to 30 participants)

March 2-4, 2017

40th Annual NYSABE Conference
Location: Crowne Plaza White Plains - Downtown
Audience: Administrators, Parents, and Teachers
Please register here.

March 9, 2017
ELL Think Tank
Location: New York University
Audience: Language RBERN Staff

March 16, 2017
The Fundamentals of Leading Advanced Literacies: Instruction in Linguistically Diverse Settings - Part 3
Special Guest Presenter: Nonie Lesaux
Location: NYU
Audience: Teachers of ELLs
Registration restricted to attendees of Part 1 and 2 (NYSED)

March 22, 2017 from 12pm to 3pm
Scaffolding for English Language Learners in the Mathematics Classroom - Grades 3 to 6
Audience: All Mathematics Teachers of ELLs (Grades 3 to 6), Bilingual Educators (Transitional Bilingual and Dual Language Teachers) and Integrated ENL Teachers in Co-Teaching Model Classrooms.
Location: NYU
SPACE IS LIMITED to 35 PARTICIPANTS
See the flyer for more information | Registration is now closed

April 4, 2017 from 12pm to 3pm
Scaffolding Through Literacy for English Language Learners (ELLs) - Grades 3-8
Audience: Grades 3-8 ENL, bilingual teachers as well as integrated ENL teachers in Co-Teaching classrooms
Location: NYU
SPACE IS LIMITED to 35 PARTICIPANTS
See the flyer for more information | Please register here

April 6, 2017
ELL Think Tank - Teacher and Leader Certification Requirements to Serve ELLs
Location: NYU
Audience: Educators of ELLs

April 24, 2017 - 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Maximizing Language Development in Integrated ENL/Content Area Classes (Grades 6-12)
Special Guest Presenter:
 Nancy Cloud
Location: New York University
Audience: Secondary Social Studies and Science Teachers of ELLs and ENL Teachers
 
See the flyer for more information | Please register here 
Unpacking the Language Purpose: Vocabulary, Structure,and Function 
Linguistic Scaffolds for Writing Language Objectives
The Academic Vocabulary List

May 4, 2017 - 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Effective Services For ELLs - What Parent Coordinators Should Know
Location: New York University
SPACE IS LIMITED to 30 PARTICIPANTS
See the flyer for more information | Please register here

May 4, 2017
ELL Think Tank
Location
New York University
Audience: Language RBERN Staff 

May 19 - May 20, 2017
XXVI Simposio de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil
(XXVI Symposium on Children’s and Young Adult Literature)

Location: Instituto Cervantes New York
Audience: Bilingual Spanish and Spanish as a Second Language Educators & Administrators
See XXVI Symposium Flyer  |  See Children & Young Adults Book Fair Flyer
Registration is now closed.

July 11 - July 13, 2017
Early Career Institute for Teachers of World Languages
Location: New York University
Audience: Teachers of World Languages
See the flyer for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

July 18, 2017
Effective ELL Services for ELLs: What Parent Coordinators Should Know
Location: Newton High School, Queens
Audience: Parent Coordinators
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

August 22, 2017
Promoting Equity, Tolerance & Diversity in the Schools
Location: New York University
Audience: Latvian Educators

September 18, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: NYC-DOE WITSI Planning MTG
Location: New York University
Audience: NYCDOE Staff & RBERN Staff

September 22, 2017
Queens Flushing Public Library PD for Parents
Location: Flushing Public Library
Audience: Parents of ELLs

September 30, 2017
Seminar for Development of Spanish Language Teachers in Collaboration with Cervantes Institute of NY (Saturday Courses for School Teachers.)
Location
: Instituto Cervantes New York
Audience
: PD for Spanish Language Teachers
Free registration. To register, please email cenny@cervantes.org.
See the flyer for more information

October 1, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: Case Studies for Better Teaching:
A Pedagogy Short Course for Chinese language teachers -  (I of IV)
Special Guest Speaker
: Dr. Wei-ling Wu
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Audience: Chinese language educators
Click here for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

October 7, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: Case Studies for Better Teaching:
A Pedagogy Short Course for Chinese language teachers -  (II of IV)
Special Guest Speaker
: Dr. Wei-ling Wu
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Audience: Chinese language educators
Click here for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

October 13, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: Han Dynasty in Chinese Language Classrooms
(2 hours - In English)
Location: Confucius Institute at China Institute
Audience: Chinese language educators and Global History educators
Free of charge. Click here for more information
Questions, please email: ylin@chinainstiute.org
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

October 14, 2017

NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: Case Studies for Better Teaching:
A Pedagogy Short Course for Chinese language teachers -  (III of IV)
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Wei-ling Wu
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Audience: Chinese language educators
Click here for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

October 20, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: WITsi training for classroom teachers (I of IV)
Location:
New York University
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
Space for 40. By invitation only. Participants must commit to attend all four workshops.
Contact Xiomara Rodriguez for information.
See the flyer for more information
About the WITsi Program
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

October 20 - 21, 2017
NYSAFLT Annual Conference 2017 - Harnessing the Power of Languages For the Next 100 Years
Location:
Niagara Falls Convention Center and Sheraton at the Falls, Niagara Falls, NY
Audience:
Teachers of Foreign Languages
Click here for more information  |  View the program
NYS Statewide Language (RBERN) at NYU and NYSAFLT is pleased to announce 10 scholarships for new teachers and 10 partial scholarships for experienced “mentor” teachers to attend the 2017 NYSAFLT Annual Conference.

October 20, 2017
Teacher PDs (1 & 2) with Cervantes Institute on Spanish Language Classroom Teaching
Location: Instituto Cervantes New York
Audience: Spanish language teachers
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

October 24, 2017
NYSAFLT Webinar Series - We Can Do It! An Introduction to the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements
Audience: Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Free for NYSAFLT members
Co-sponsored by NYSAFLT and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU.

October 24, 2017
2017 NYSED Parent Academy for New York City Parents of ELLs/Multilingual Learners
Location: New York University
Audience: Parents of ELLs
See the 2017 Parent Academy Program
See The Road to College and Career Readiness Presentation
See the flyers, available in the following languages:
Arabic | Bengali | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | English | French | Haitian | Karen | Korean | Nepali | Punjabi | Russian | Spanish | Urdu

October 26-29, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: Haitian Language and Culture Conference at Brooklyn College
Location: Brooklyn College
Audience: Educators, parents, CBOs
See the flyer for more information

October 27, 2017
Teacher PDs (3 & 4) with Cervantes Institute on Spanish Language Classroom Teaching
Location: Instituto Cervantes New York
Audience: Spanish language teachers
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

November 4, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: The New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers of the UFT
Location: UFT, 52 Broadway, New York, NY
Audience: Foreign language teachers

November 7, 2017
ELL/SIFE Students in Our Classrooms: Best Practices for Their Success (I of III)
A series of three professional development sessions
Location:
 New York University
Audience: 4th-12th grade teachers and administrators of SIFE
Participants must agree to attend all three sessions.
See the flyer for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider. 

November 9, 2017
NYSAFLT Webinar Series - Teach Like a Coach!
Audience: Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Free for NYSAFLT members
Co-sponsored by NYSAFLT and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU.

November 11, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Sponsorship: Bank Street College 2017 Language Series - Exploring Multimodal Pedagogies for Academic Success
Location: Bank Street College of Education
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
Click here for more information

November 17, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: WITsi training for classroom teachers (II of IV)
Location:
New York University
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
Space for 40. By invitation only.
Contact Xiomara Rodriguez for information
See the flyer for more information
About the WITsi Program
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

November 20, 2017
Maximizing Language Development in Integrated ENL/Content Area Classes - Grades 6-12 (I of II)
Special Guest Presenter:
Nancy Cloud
Location:
New York University
Audience:
ESL/ENL Teachers
See the flyer for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

November 30, 2017
NYS Next Generation Learning Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics: Supporting All Students
Location: Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
Audience: Administrators and educators
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nonie Lesaux
See the flyer for more information

December 3, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: Case Studies for Better Teaching:
A Pedagogy Short Course for Chinese language teachers -  (IV of IV)
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Wei-ling Wu
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Audience: Chinese language educators
Click here for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider. 

December 6, 2017
NYSAFLT Webinar Series - You Can Create Embedded Readings!
Audience: Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Free for NYSAFLT members
Co-sponsored by NYSAFLT and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU.

December 15, 2017
The NYSED Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages, the NYS Language RBE-RN at New York University, and the NYC RBE-RN at Fordham University Present:
NYS/NYC Teacher Institute
Location:
Fordham University | Lincoln Center Campus
Audience:
Administrators and Educators of ELLs
Keynote Speaker:
Kate Kinsella, E.D.D.
Featured Speaker:
Lissette Colon Collins, NYSED Assistant Commissioner for The Office of Bilingual Education & World Languages
See the flyer for more information | Registration is now closed

December 15, 2017
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: WITsi training for classroom teachers (III of IV)
Location:
New York University
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
Space for 40. By invitation only.
Contact Xiomara Rodriguez for information
See the flyer for more information
About the WITsi Program
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

January 9, 2018
NYSAFLT Webinar Series - Using Green Screen Technology in the Language Classroom
Audience: Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Please register here
Free for NYSAFLT members
Co-sponsored by NYSAFLT and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU.

January 19, 2018
NYS Language RBERN Collaboration: WITsi training for classroom teachers (IV of IV)
Location:
New York University
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
Space for 40. By invitation only.
Contact Xiomara Rodriguez for information
See the flyer for more information
About the WITsi Program
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

January 22, 2018
Advancing the Academic Literacy of Emerging & Transitioning ELLs in Grades 6-12 Integrated & Stand-Alone ENL/ELA Classes
Special Guest Presenter:
Nancy Cloud
Location:
New York University
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Tennessee Academic Vocabulary - A Guide for Tennessee Educators
Examples of Academic Language in the English-Language Arts (K-12)
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

January 29, 2018
ELL/SIFE Students in Our Classrooms: Best Practices for Their Success (II of III)
A series of three professional development sessions
Location:
 New York University
Audience: 4th-12th grade teachers and administrators of SIFE
Participants must agree to attend all three sessions.
See the flyer for more information | Registration is now closed
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

February 8-10, 2018
NECTFL 2018 Conference
Location:
NY Hilton Midtown, New York, NY
Audience: Teachers of Foreign Languages
Click here for more information  |  View the preliminary program
Thanks to very generous grants from Vista Higher Learning and from The NYS Statewide Language Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBE-RN) at NYU, NECTFL is pleased to announce 25 scholarships for new teachers (1-5 years experience) and 25 partial scholarships for experienced “mentor” teachers (7+ years of experience) to attend the NECTFL 2018 Conference. Click here for complete details and to apply

February 28, 2018
Building Oral Academic Language and Moving Transitioning and Expanding ELLs towards Complex Writing (Grades 1-5)
Special Guest Presenter:
Nancy Cloud
Location:
New York University
Audience:
ESL/ENL Teachers
See the Powerpoint presentation
See the flyer for more information
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

March 15-17, 2018
NYSABE Annual Conference - “Uncovering the Talents of Multilingual Learners from Early Childhood through High School and Beyond”
Location: The Hilton Long Island/Huntington Hotel, Melville, NY
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information | Please register here

March 20, 2018
NYSAFLT Webinar Series - Designing Articulated Performance Assessment Exemplars
Audience: Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Please register here
Free for NYSAFLT members
Co-sponsored by NYSAFLT and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU.

April 18, 2018
NYSAFLT Webinar Series - Building Listening Comprehension Skills with Authentic Sources
Audience: Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Please register here
Free for NYSAFLT members
Co-sponsored by NYSAFLT and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU.

May 14, 2018
NYSAFLT Webinar Series - Enacting the Work of Teaching: Introducing High-Leverage Practices in Foreign Language Education
Audience: Educators of ELLs
See the flyer for more information
Please register here
Free for NYSAFLT members
Co-sponsored by NYSAFLT and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU.

May 16, 2018
Advancing the Academic Literacy of ELLs - Grades K-5 (II of II)
Special Guest Presenter:
Nancy Cloud
Location:
New York University
Audience:
Educators of ELLs
See the PowerPoint Presentation Part 1 | Part 2
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.

June 1, 2018
XXVII Symposium of Children and Youth Literature - Children's Book Fair
Instituto Cervantes of New York celebrates the XXVII Symposium of Children and Youth Literature on Friday, June 1, 2018. In this edition, our guest is Antonio García Teijeiro, National Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2017 for his book Poemar el mar. The Children's Book Fair, organized in parallel to the symposium, brings together these publishers and distributors: Apila, Ekaré, Grupo SM, Lectorum, Youth, Santillana USA, CHAU, LUNA! and Toon Books.
Location: Instituto Cervantes of New York
Audience: Educators of ELLs
Click here for more information | Please register here

June 7, 2018
ELL/SIFE Students in Our Classrooms: Best Practices for Their Success (III of III)
A series of three professional development sessions
Location:
 New York University
Audience: 4th-12th grade teachers and administrators of SIFE
Participants must agree to attend all three sessions.
See the flyer for more informationRegistration is now closed
The NYS Language RBERN is an approved CTLE provider.