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Upcoming Professional Development—Bilingual/ESL

Getting Parents of English Language Learners Involved in the School Culture

Educators will walk away with strategies on how to build relationships with parent communities and help students with math and reading proficiency.  Participants will learn outreach practices to facilitate communication and collaboration with families to improve school culture through parental engagement.


Moving from Learning Letters to Learning to Read

Learn effective methods for teaching letter sound correspondence that lead towards more complex word structure for readers.  Remember the more connections students make the faster they learn to read.

June 5, 2019 | Session ID: 1424460


Bilingual Dyslexia Evaluation: Data Collection and Formal Evaluation

This one-day workshop will cover the specific assessment components necessary for evaluating ELs for dyslexia with emphasis on Spanish-speaking students. Formal and informal data collection and assessment tools will be reviewed. 

August 5, 2019 | Session ID: 1434414


Bilingual Dyslexia Evaluation: Interpretation and Recommendations

This one-day workshop will cover the interpretation of formal and informal evaluation data necessary for identifying ELs for dyslexia.  Multiple case studies will be reviewed for both elementary and secondary students.  Participants will also learn how to develop instructional recommendations based on evaluation data with the opportunity to practice developing recommendations with case studies. 

August 6, 2019 | Session ID: 1434416


Esperanza: A Structured Multisensory Spanish Language Program

Learn to teach the Esperanza program that focuses on helping students develop a strong knowledge of the structure of the Spanish language. Learn how to transition the student into English by helping the student apply his or her knowledge of phonology and the rules of Spanish to the acquisition of English. This program has been used successfully with beginning readers in bilingual programs as well as with dyslexic Spanish-speaking students.

September 9-10, 2019 | Session ID: 1426415





Sessions are for educators and administrators from Title III districts and charter schools within Region 4. Contact for session details.


Title III - Instruction


Building the Beginning ESL Teacher’s Toolbox, Language and Literacy Development

March 22, 2019 | Session ID: 1428038


Building the Beginning ESL Teacher’s Toolbox, Teaching Methods and Assessment
March 28, 2019 | Session ID: 1427786


Building the Beginning ESL Teacher’s Toolbox, ESL Education, Cultural Awareness, and Family Involvement

April 23, 2019 | Session ID: 1427756



Title III - Parental Involvement


Getting Parents of English Language Learners Involved in the School Culture

April 24, 2019 | Session ID: 1427789


Getting Parents of English Language Learners Involved in the School Culture
June 28, 2019 | Session ID: 1413553



Title III - Compliance


Private Non-Profit: Title III, Part A Services for PNP Schools

April 5, 2019 | Session ID: 1384262


Title III Guidance on the ESSA Consolidated Compliance Report
July 23, 2019 | Session ID: 1408615


Title III: Using Quality Data to Drive Programmatic Decisions

August 6, 2019 | Session ID: 1378481




Title III - Training of Trainers


Title III Increasing and Strengthening Parental Outreach
May 28, 2019 | Session ID: 1430301


Title III Effective Early Childhood Instruction for the Young EL

May 29, 2019 | Session ID: 1430310


Title III Enhancing Instructional Opportunities for Immigrant Students 
June 6, 2019| Session ID: 1430325


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