Upcoming Professional Development—Bilingual/ESL

For more information about these sessions or to request customized professional development, e-mail R4MLsupport@esc4.net.



ll-prek-canciones-july-2024Canciones, rimas y rondas para el desarrollo de habilidades de comunicación y oralidad en preescolar

July 25, 2024  | Sesión virtual de Zoom®  |  9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.


El desarrollo del lenguaje oral en la etapa de educación temprana es fundamental ya que es el instrumento que permitirá a los estudiantes acceso al contenido y desarrollo social satisfactorio.


Las investigaciones muestran un fuerte vínculo entre el desarrollo oral y las habilidades de lecto-escritura, convirtiendo las habilidades de comunicación en predictores para lograr éxito en lectura y escritura.


El uso de canciones, rimas y rondas en preescolar son herramientas esenciales para el desarrollo de habilidades orales, desarrollo de vocabulario y comunicación.


Acompáñenos en este taller en donde compartiremos estrategias y recursos para el desarrollo oral y de comunicación en el salón de preescolar bilingüe.


mls-making-relevant-connections-sqaureMaking rELevant Connections: Exploring how the synergy between accountability, assessment, and multilingual programs impacts Emergent Bilingual/English Learners

August 22, 2024  |  Virtual Session  |  8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.


This session is designed to support district or campus teams to gain a deep understanding of the inclusion of EB/ELs in the A-F system, Results-Driven Accountability, Data Compliance Reviews, Language Proficiency Assessment Committee decision-making process, and the importance of assessment systems to verify demographics, participation, and designated supports. Learn more and register here.



mls-telpas-talks-oct-2023-sm-square(1)TELPAS Talks Series

Are you and your students ready for TELPAS? Are you wondering what to do in your classroom to help English Learners/Emergent Bilingual students practice and grow in language and literacy? This collaborative is for teachers of English Learners/Emergent Bilinguals who are looking for opportunities to enhance their instruction.  


This session is part of a series is designed to support language practices in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in any content. You have the option to join single sessions or the series as a whole.


This virtual series focuses on implementing language routines into daily practice with Emergent Bilingual students in any content.







Each part is offered as a separate session.



mls-cbli-march-2024-squareContent-Based Language Instruction (CBLI) for Leaders

September 17th, 2024  |  9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.  |  Virtual Session


Explore an integrated approach to language instruction in which language is developed within the context of content of English Language Arts through the Leadership lens. Participants will leave with ideas for supporting teachers and staff on how to engage emergent bilingual students at beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in English. Learn more and register here.










For more information about these sessions, or to request customized professional development, email R4MLsupport@esc4.net.
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