New HV RBERN Workshops Scheduled and Other Information

The following new HV RBERN workshops have been scheduled. Please click on the links below for more information and to register:

Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs
2/19/19, 8:00 am - 11:00 am, Pawling High School
4/26/19, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, Orange-Ulster BOCES
5/29/19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Southern Westchester BOCES

NYS Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan
3/26/19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Southern Westchester BOCES

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: What's Different?
3/28/19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Southern Westchester BOCES

ELL Identification Process and Screening Interview - PART 1
6/7/19, 8:30 am - 11:00 am, Ulster BOCES

ELL Identification Process and Screening Interview - PART 2
6/7/19, 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Ulster BOCES

*Rescheduled from 2/12/19 snow date at Rockland BOCES:
Administration of the NYSESLAT - Training & Review
3/15/19, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, Rockland BOCES

Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction
3/15/19, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Rockland BOCES

To view all of our current workshops, please click here.


NYS TESOL 49th Annual Conference Student Logo Contest
The student creator of the winning logo will receive a cash prize of $150, online recognition, and recognition at the Annual Conference in November 2019. For more information, please click here. All submissions must be received by February 15, 2019.

Call for Proposals: NYS TESOL 49th Annual Conference, November 14-16, 2019, White Plains, NY
Strategies for Success: Supporting English/Multi-Language Learners in All Learning Environments

For more information, please visit their website here. Proposal deadline: May 1, 2019.

Vassar College is offering a New Americans Summer ProgramJuly 7-28, 2019. This program is for 11th and 12th grade students with a refugee or forced migration background who are interested in college and show promise of educational achievement. This program is free of charge through a grant from the Mellon Foundation. Please view the flyer with more details here

HV RBERN Workshops and Other Events

Please be informed that the title for the "NYSESLAT Skills" workshop that was previously offered has been changed to "Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction." This change has been made to reflect that the workshop will now include information regarding how NYSESLAT skills and instructional foci relate to the Next Generation Standards. There are still seats available for the following sessions- please click on the links below to register:

Next Generation Standards, NYSESLAT Skills and ELL Instruction (1/2 DAY in PM)
2/12/19, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Rockland BOCES
3/19/19, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Southern Westchester BOCES

To view all of our current workshops, please click here.

NYSED's Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBE/WL)has several professional development opportunities available to World Language teachers and administrators for 2019. To view the list, please click here.

Pre-Register now for the 40th Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC 2019):
Saturday, 2/9/19, SUNY Binghamton, NY
Pre-register online here. Access the conference site here.

Save the Date: March 21-23, 2019
NYSABE 2019 Conference
Transforming Language Learners, Their Multiliteracies, and the World through Bilingual Education
Crowne Plaza White Plains, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY
View the flyer here. Follow this link to see the pricing schedule and to register.

CNR TESOL Certification Program

The College of New Rochelle is sponsoring a NYS-subsidized Tuition Grant Program: Clinically Rich-Intensive Teacher Institute (CR-ITI). This is a program that is mostly-funded by NYSED and allows teachers to become certified to teach English Language Learners within the public school classroom.

There is an Information Session on Thursday, January 31st at 4:00 PM at Dutchess BOCES, 5 BOCES Road, Salt Point Center Building, Room 137, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Please view the flyer here for more information.

Questions? Contact or 914-654-5452.