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1. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at PNW BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Secondary School Teachers: ENL teachers and Content area teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/23/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT PNW BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Participants will examine inclusive strategies and practices that foster cultural openness and provide students healthy experiences of sociocultural integration. The teaching activities included seek to allow students to capitalize on their knowledge and heritage as they engage in the learning process and become members of classroom communities.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: to be provided

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

2. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs- "Learn" Workshop - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/23/2019

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A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This "rebooted"Ł version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the "original"Ł toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This morning workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment, please ALSO sign up for the PM "Apply"Ł workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

PLEASE NOTE: Security is a priority at Rockland BOCES. When you arrive on the campus please be prepared to stop at the first Stop Sign and show your ID to the security officer. The security officer will then direct you to the designated parking lot on your right or behind building 4.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

3. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs- "Apply" Session - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/23/2019

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This afternoon "rebooted"Ł session will allow K-12 participants of the AM "Learn"Ł workshop to apply the various technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement. In addition, participants will be able to collaborate with educators from other districts to share technology best practices and ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM "Apply"Ł session you must attend the AM "Learn"Ł workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:30-1:00 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

PLEASE NOTE: Security is a priority at Rockland BOCES. When you arrive on the campus please be prepared to stop at the first Stop Sign and show your ID to the security officer. The security officer will then direct you to the designated parking lot on your right or behind building 4.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

4. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Questioning and Discussion Techniques for ELLs (and All Students) AM SESSION - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL teachers, Content and General Education teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building & District Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/24/2019

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In this workshop, participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of developing ELLs ability to ask and answer questions and understand research behind the benefits of classroom discourse. Participants will receive tools for scaffolding questions at each level of English Proficiency based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Participants will also plan for instruction using a modified version of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). Teachers can utilize the QFT to encourage engagement for all students through inquiry.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

5. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Questioning and Discussion Techniques for ELLs (and All Students) PM SESSION - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL teachers, Content and General Education teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building & District Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/24/2019

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In this workshop, participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of developing ELLs ability to ask and answer questions and understand research behind the benefits of classroom discourse. Participants will receive tools for scaffolding questions at each level of English Proficiency based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Participants will also plan for instruction using a modified version of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). Teachers can utilize the QFT to encourage engagement for all students through inquiry.

Registration/Sign-In: 11:30 am-12:00 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

6. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs - at SW BOCES (1/2 DAY in AM)

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/29/2019

Teaching Assistants play an integral role in supporting students throughout school settings making connections to students, helping them feel comfortable, and reinforcing routines and instruction. English Language Learners (ELLs) in our classrooms benefit from specialized support to help them reach instructional goals while gaining proficiency in English. As a result of this workshop, Teaching Assistants will gain understanding about the stages of language acquisition and the role of the student’s home language, and will explore strategies for supporting ELLs with acclimation to school routines, developing communication skills in English, and reinforcing instruction.

Level III Teaching Assistants can earn CTLE credit for participation in this workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

7. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in AM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/30/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

How will the Next Generation Standards apply to ELL students? In this half-day workshop, participants will examine parts of the Next Generation Standards to understand how they relate to NYSESLAT Performance Level Descriptions, Targets of Measurement, and the New Language Arts Progressions. Participants will learn to use several tools that can help teachers provide scaffolds to instruction, as outlined by the NGS, for students with developing language proficiency.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:00-8:30 am

Fee: FREE

LUNCH: On your own.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

8. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Teaching Reading to ELLs: What's Different? - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers & Administrators of ELLs and General Education, Reading and Speech Teachers, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/30/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT SULLIVAN COUNTY BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary´┐½but not sufficient´┐½for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

-What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs
-How to create opportunities to develop oral language
-Strategies for before, during and after reading supports
-Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

9. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Lesaux's and Galloway's Advanced Literacy Briefs on Linguistically Diverse Learners (1/2 DAY in PM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/30/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

What is Advanced Literacy, and how does it relate to ELL/MLL learner success? In this workshop, participants will take a deep dive into the Advanced Literacy Briefs regarding Linguistically Diverse Learners and the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards, provided to NYS by Nonie K. Lesaux, PhD from Harvard University & Emily Phillips Galloway, Ed.D. from Vanderbilt University. This workshop will define and explore the skills and competencies that enable the achievement of linguistically diverse students in literacy.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 12:00-12:30 pm

COST: FREE

LUNCH: on your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

10. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Teaching Reading to ELLs: What's Different? - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers & Administrators of ELLs and General Education, Reading and Speech Teachers, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 5/31/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT SULLIVAN COUNTY BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary´┐½but not sufficient´┐½for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

-What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs
-How to create opportunities to develop oral language
-Strategies for before, during and after reading supports
-Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Fee: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

11. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Integrated Co-Teaching for English Language Learners - at PNW BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teams of ENL and content area co-teachers; common branches team leaders and secondary school department chairs, curriculum coordinators and school principals, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 6/6/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT PUTNAM NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

Through an interactive presentation approach, video demonstrations and hands-on activities, participants will gain a practical understanding of the 6 co-teaching models, using Marilyn Friend's and Honigsfeld & Dove's frameworks for collaborative instruction. Co-teachers will learn when and how to use the models presented, and will also be introduced to resources to help them differentiate between ENL Teacher instructional foci and Content Teacher instructional foci. Participants will receive a template for collaborative planning, and time to start planning within the cloud using the resources presented.

By the end of this session, participants will understand:
-What the 6 integrated co-teaching models are and how they differ
-How to decide which co-teaching models to best utilize in any given lesson
-How ENL and Content teachers can leverage their expertise to deliver instruction together
-The elements of effective ENL co-planning
-How to use resources to assist in co-planning language and content instruction

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: Will be provided.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

12. ELL Identification Process and Screening Interview - PART 1 - at ULSTER BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Registrars (centralized and building), Data Entry Personnel, Translators/Interpreters or Family Advocates involved in registration, and Special Education/Pupil Personnel administrators for LPT component.

Dates: 6/7/2019

ELL Identification: Registration and HLQ (Part 1)

(District teams should have full representation for this part; Registrar staff may leave after this part.)

This workshop will include an overview of New York State English Language Learner (ELL) regulations related to the identification process. The focus will be on the Home Language Questionnaire (HLQ) document and the processes that districts need to have in place to properly administer and interpret the HLQ. We will also discuss the Language Proficiency Team (LPT) assembly and the secure storage of all identification materials.

Participants will review:
* ELL identification regulations
* The completion and processing of the HLQ
* The role of the Language Proficiency Team (LPT) when potential ELLs are enrolling who already have an IEP or 504 plan
* Screening for potential Students with Inconsistent/Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE)

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:00-8:30 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

13. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] ELL Identification Process and Screening Interview - PART 2 - at ULSTER BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Coordinators, ENL teachers, Building Administrators, Special Education/Pupil Personnel or Administrators for LPT component, Guidance Counselors (and anyone else with a role in the ELL identification and placement process), Teaching Assistants

Dates: 6/7/2019

ELL Identification: Screening Interview (Part 2)

Registrars need only attend Part 1, 8:30-11 am, and do not need to attend Part 2, 12-3:30 pm;
Those registered for Part 2 MUST ALSO register for Part 1.


This workshop is to support districts with designing a clear and cohesive process for the identification of English Language Learners, from registration, through the interview screening processes, and the administration of the NYSITELL.

Participants will review:
* The screening interview processes
* SIFE and Multilingual Literacy Screener (MLS) administration
* An overview of the role of the LPT for potential ELLs who are already identified as a student with a disability
* District teams will design their own screening kits for the various grade bands with materials appropriate to each level

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 11:30 am-12:00 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On Your Own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

14. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] The Original Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - "Learn" Session - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 6/11/2019

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This morning presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

Cost: Free

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

15. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Rebooted: The New Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs- "Learn" Workshop - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 6/11/2019

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That's right! This "rebooted"Ł version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the "original"Ł toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech tools to provide targeted support to ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:00-12:30 pm

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

16. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] NYS Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL/Bilingual Teachers, Content/Common Branch Teachers, District/Building Administrators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 6/18/2019

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In this half-day workshop, participants will learn how New York State's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan relates to ELL/MLL students. Participants will understand how students demonstrate progress under ESSA, and how schools and districts are held accountable for ELL/MLL progress under the Transition Matrix.

Participants should bring ESSA Data Reports for the students they serve. Please coordinate with your district administration to locate these reports for your students.

Registration/Sign-In: 8:30-9:00 am

Cost: Free

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.

17. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Part 1: Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - AM Learn Session - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 7/2/2019

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This morning presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to utilize the presented tools in a collaborative environment please ALSO sign up for the afternoon "Apply" workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30-9:00 am

LUNCH: will be provided
FACILITY FEE: $18.00

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

18. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #3120] Part 2: Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs - Apply (*For AM "Learn" Workshop Participants Only*) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2019-2020 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, ENL and Technology Coordinators, Teaching Assistants

Dates: 7/2/2019

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TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This afternoon presentation will allow K-12 participants of the AM "Learn" workshop to apply the various introduced technology tools. Please plan on bringing a laptop computer and an Apple or Android device to install apps and experiment with the technology. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to apply and integrate learned technology into their lessons and curriculum to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement. In addition, participants will be able to collaborate with educators from other districts to share technology best practices and ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to sign up for the PM "Apply" workshop you must attend the AM "Learn" workshop.

Registration/Sign-in: 12:30-1:00 pm

LUNCH: will be provided
FACILITY FEE: $18.00

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.