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

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 2/19/2019

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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: 7:30 am - 8:00 am

Cost: Free

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

2. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Administration of the NYSESLAT - Training & Review (1/2 DAY in AM) - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Educators administering and/or scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 2/20/2019

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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

This HALF DAY training session is intended for those new to NYSESLAT administration, as well as for those who are already familiar with administration of the annual "NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test" (NYSESLAT) and want a “refresher”. Materials for this training are the same training materials used annually.

This session provides participants with an opportunity to collaborate, discuss challenges and provide feedback for assessment, administration and improvement.

Registration/Sign-in: 8:00-8:30 AM

Fee: Free

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

3. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (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

Dates: 2/20/2019

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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

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: 12:00-12:30 PM

Fee: FREE

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

4. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Strategies for Engaging ELLs - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers, ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, AIS Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 2/25/2019

Every ELL must be engaged in age-appropriate, meaningful, and challenging instructional activities. In this half-day workshop, participants will engage in several activities that can be used across grade levels and content areas that are inclusive of and engage all students, regardless of English proficiency level. Strategies for scaffolding activities to consider individual needs and grading ideas will be shared. Organizational structures for collecting information about student engagement and performance will be shared to guide teachers in subsequent planning.

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

Fee: Free

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

5. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] ENL Teacher Collegiate Circle - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, ENL Coordinators, and ENL Supervisors

Dates: 2/25/2019

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a semi-guided session to learn about state-level news and initiatives related to supporting ELLs (ESSA, for example), to share effective practices for supporting ELLs, and to pose questions to each other.

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

Fee: Free

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

6. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Part 154 Overview and Walkthrough Tools - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: District and Building Administrators, Coordinators of ENL Programs

Dates: 2/25/2019

Designed for district and building administrators, this workshop will provide an overview of Part 154 Regulations. Participants will learn about effective classroom strategies that support the engagement of ELLs in academic discussions and activities and will review walkthrough tools reflective of classroom environments and strategies responsive to ELLs. Conversation will include consideration of ELLs in master schedule design, staffing and professional development, and resources. Additionally, we will explore strategies for engaging families of ELLs.

Registration/Sign-in: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee: Free

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

7. [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.

Dates: 3/1/2019

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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.

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

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Reading Teachers, Administrators

Dates: 3/4/2019

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for 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 #23120] Facilitating Questioning and Discussion with ELLs (K-12) - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 3/5/2019

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 student engagement through inquiry.

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

Fee: Free

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

10. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Guided Reading for ELLs (K-5) - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 3/5/2019

In this half-day workshop, we will discuss how Guided Reading instruction relates to the specific needs of ELLs. We will explore traditional guided reading practices and how they can be differentiated for ELLs with developing language proficiency. Participants will also learn how reading assessments might look different for ELL students, and which appropriate assessment modifications can be made when assessing ELLs reading levels. Participants will work together to design a guided reading lesson for ELL students that they can immediately implement in their classrooms.

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

Fee: Free

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

11. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessionals

Dates: 3/8/2019

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

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 am - 9:00 am

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

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

12. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: What's Different? - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators of English language learners

Dates: 3/12/2019

Instruction in the five pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English. Participants will explore what is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to English language learners, how to create opportunities to develop oral language, and strategies for before, during and after reading supports. We will consider cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development.

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

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

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

13. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Administration of the NYSESLAT - Training & Review (1/2 DAY in AM) - at ROCKLAND BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Educators administering and/or scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 3/15/2019

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This HALF DAY training session is intended for those new to NYSESLAT administration, as well as for those who are already familiar with administration of the annual "NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test" (NYSESLAT) and want a “refresher”. Materials for this training are the same training materials used annually.

This session provides participants with an opportunity to collaborate, discuss challenges and provide feedback for assessment, administration and improvement.

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.

14. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in PM) - at Rockland BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 3/15/2019

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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: 12:00-12:30 pm

Fee: FREE

LUNCH: On your own.

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

15. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Administration of the NYSESLAT - Training & Review (1/2 DAY in AM) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Educators administering and/or scoring the NYSESLAT

Dates: 3/19/2019

This HALF DAY training session is intended for those new to NYSESLAT administration, as well as for those who are already familiar with administration of the annual "NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test" (NYSESLAT) and want a “refresher”. Materials for this training are the same training materials used annually.

This session provides participants with an opportunity to collaborate, discuss challenges and provide feedback for assessment, administration and improvement.

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

Fee: FREE

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

16. [HVRBERN-CTLE #23120] Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in PM) - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers and Coordinators and Content Teachers who utilize NYSESLAT Data

Dates: 3/19/2019

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: 12:00-12:30 pm

Fee: FREE

LUNCH: On your own.

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

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

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 3/26/2019

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

Lunch: On your own

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

18. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: What's Different? - at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom teachers and administrators of English language learners

Dates: 3/28/2019

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Instruction in the five pillars of reading is necessary—but not sufficient—for teaching English language learners to read and write proficiently in English. Participants will explore what is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to English language learners, how to create opportunities to develop oral language, and strategies for before, during and after reading supports. We will consider cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development.

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

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

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

19. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Technology Toolkit for Supporting ELLs – AM "Learn" Session - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers, ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Instructional Technology Educators, Administrators

Dates: 3/28/2019

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.

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

Cost: Free

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

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

20. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Technology Toolkit for Supporting ELLs – "Apply" Session (*For AM “Learn” Workshop Participants Only*) - at Sullivan BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Classroom Teachers, ENL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Instructional Technology Educators, Administrators

Dates: 3/28/2019

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.

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

Cost: Free

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

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

21. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Technology Toolkit for ELLs - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: District/Building Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 3/29/2019

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

AM Learn Session 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.

PM Apply Session 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.

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.

22. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] A Teacher’s Guide to Migrant Students, Trauma & Social Emotional Learning - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 4/4/2019

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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

When children are impacted by stress and trauma, supports must be provided to develop various skills in order to even begin to tackle the aftermath of these experiences. This workshop will build participants’ awareness of the various traumas and stresses that can affect many of our students, specifically undocumented migrant students. We will identify practical classroom strategies for incorporating social emotional learning to support both teachers and students.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:30-9:00 am

COST: FREE

LUNCH: will be provided
FACILITY FEE: $18.00

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

23. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities - at DUTCHESS COUNTY BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: District/Building Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 4/5/2019

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

Participants will examine strategies and inclusive practices that foster cultural openness and provide students with healthy experiences of sociocultural integration. The activities included 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:12:00-12:30 PM

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

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

24. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] Supporting ELLs with Foundational Skills in Math: Grades 8-12 - at Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Content and ENL teachers in Math: Grades 8-12. Co-teaching teams are encouraged to attend together.

Dates: 4/8/2019

This session is designed for content and ENL teachers in Math: Grades 8-12. Co-teaching teams are encouraged to attend together. This workshop will begin with a discussion of key strategies for ELLs’ success in algebra and other upper grade math courses. Participants will then explore strategies for academic language and mathematics content support for ELLs. They will then develop understanding of strategies for adapting a relevant mathematics lesson for ELLs. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to apply ELL strategies by adapting a lesson in their own contexts.

Participants will take away hands-on strategies to provide ELLs with academic and mathematics content language support and to adapt mathematics lessons to build the bridge for ELLs from foundational skills to grade level material.

Participants are requested to bring a laptop or other device for use during selected activities in the workshop and a lesson plan they have used or will use in their math classes.

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.

25. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] - Supporting ELLs with Foundational Skills in Math: Grades 8-12 at Southern Westchester BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: Content and ENL teachers in Math: Grades 8-12. Co-teaching teams are encouraged to attend together.

Dates: 4/9/2019

This session is designed for content and ENL teachers in Math: Grades 8-12. Co-teaching teams are encouraged to attend together. This workshop will begin with a discussion of key strategies for ELLs’ success in algebra and other upper grade math courses. Participants will then explore strategies for academic language and mathematics content support for ELLs. They will then develop understanding of strategies for adapting a relevant mathematics lesson for ELLs. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to apply ELL strategies by adapting a lesson in their own contexts.

Participants will take away hands-on strategies to provide ELLs with academic and mathematics content language support and to adapt mathematics lessons to build the bridge for ELLs from foundational skills to grade level material.

Participants are requested to bring a laptop or other device for use during selected activities in the workshop and a lesson plan they have used or will use in their math classes.

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

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

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

26. [HVRBERN-CTLE ID #23120] A Teacher’s Guide to Migrant Students, Trauma & Social Emotional Learning - at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

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

Dates: 4/11/2019

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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

When children are impacted by stress and trauma, supports must be provided to develop various skills in order to even begin to tackle the aftermath of these experiences. This workshop will build participants’ awareness of the various traumas and stresses that can affect many of our students, specifically undocumented migrant students. We will identify practical classroom strategies for incorporating social emotional learning to support both teachers and students.

REGISTRATION/SIGN-IN: 8:30-9:00 am

COST: FREE

LUNCH: will be provided
FACILITY FEE: $18.00

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBE-RN.
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ENROLL AT ORANGE-ULSTER BOCES' SITE: CLICK HERE TO ENROLL

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: 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Cost: Free

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

28. [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

Dates: 5/23/2019

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That’s right! This “rebooted” 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” 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” workshop.

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

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

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

29. [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

Dates: 5/23/2019

This afternoon “rebooted” session will allow K-12 participants of the AM “Learn” 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” session you must attend the AM “Learn” workshop.

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

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

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

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

Program: 2018-2019 - HV-RBE-RN

Audience: ENL Teachers, Content and General Education Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Building Leaders, Curriculum Administrators

Dates: 5/24/2019

Participants will examine strategies and inclusive practices that tap into culturally diverse students’ modes of learning and make curricular content accessible to them. The teaching activities included seek to develop all students’ academic self-efficacy as they become active and engaged members of classroom communities that foster cultural openness and promote sociocultural integration.

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.

31. [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

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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.

32. 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

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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.

33. [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).

Dates: 6/7/2019

New
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.

34. [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

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.

35. [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

Dates: 6/11/2019

A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That’s right! This “rebooted” 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” 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.