Keynote and workshop presenters, Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove, along with DESE Director of ELL Curriculum Ryan Rumpf, MELL Instructional Specialist Debra Cole, and experienced ESOL program directors, regional co-teachers and trainers will offer over 15 strategy-packed sessions for you to mix and match.
There will be something for EVERYONE who works with English Learners, even if you are not able to co-teach. Break-out sessions will focus on making the most of every kind of collaboration at the classroom, school and district levels, and how all work together to maximize student assets and lead to the effective inclusion of culturally and linguistically diverse students in every lesson, every day.
Two part workshop with co-author Maria Dove takes an in-depth look a the collaborative instructional cycle and utilizing co-teaching approaches to maximize academic language development for ALL students. One and two day participants will receive Honigsfeld and Dove’s best selling new book, Co-Teaching for English Learners: A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment and Reflection.
Missouri’s newly approved ESSA plan places English learners front and center. Don’t miss our bonus evening session with co-author, Andrea Honigsfeld! Designed for school and district leaders, Supporting Language Acquisition for English Learners and Their Families through a Whole School Approach: Collaboration, Co-teaching, and Commitment, includes the book, Collaboration and Co-teaching for English Learners: A Leader’s Guide. ... See MoreSee Less
We're excited to be hosting the first ever 2 DAY conference on Collaboration and Co-teaching for ELs to be held in the St. Louis region. Note that there will be something for EVERYONE who works with ELs - especially building and district leaders and classroom teachers - even if you are not able to c...
DESE is excited to announce the 2nd annual ELD Induction events to be held this July at three locations around the state. These events are intended for new teachers to the field of English language development (ELD) for children from multilingual/immigrant families. The workshop will cover introductory information about state-level compliance and assessment practices as well as an introduction to the WIDA ELD framework. Participants will learn from Directors from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as well as expert leaders in Missouri ELD.
Registration Details: July 17, 2018 ELD Induction Kansas City Stansberry Leadership Center 301 NE Tudor Road Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086
Post-doctoral fellow position open at the University of Missouri, part of a National Professional Development Grant from the US Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition. Please apply and work with our state-wide research team to enhance equity for emerging bilinguals (English Learners) through professional development activities for K-12 teachers and administrators!
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In Boston, 42 percent of students are Latino. Only a handful of schools offer dual-language programs. Governor Baker signed a bill allowing school districts to teach students in their native language while they learn English. ow.ly/DQoO30iRjGz... See MoreSee Less