Several New HV RBERN Workshops Scheduled And Other Information


We're pleased to announce that the following HV RBERN workshops have been scheduled. Please click on the links below to view more information and to register:

At Sullivan BOCES:
Strategies for Engaging ELLs, 2/25/19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
ENL Teacher Collegiate Circle, 2/25/19, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Part 154 Overview and Walkthrough Tools, 2/25/19, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Teaching Reading to ELLs: What’s Different?, 3/4/19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Facilitating Questioning and Discussion with ELLs (K-12), 3/5/19, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Guided Reading for ELLs (K-5), 3/5/19, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Technology Toolkit for Supporting ELLs – AM "Learn" Session, 3/28/19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Technology Toolkit for Supporting ELLs – PM "Apply" Session, 3/28/19, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Classrooms as Culturally Responsive Learning Communities, 5/24/19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Strategies for Teaching Assistants Who Support ELLs, Dutchess County BOCES, 3/8/19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

A Teacher’s Guide to Migrant Students, Trauma & Social Emotional Learning, Orange-Ulster BOCES, 4/11/19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

To view all of our current workshop offerings in MLP, please click here.

From our partners at Manhattanville College:
The Changing Suburbs Institute is looking for more workshop presenters for its April 12, 2019 Hispanic Parent Leadership Conference on Special Education. This annual conference, conducted in Spanish, aims to provide information for Hispanic parents on how to best support their children. They are looking for workshops on topics similar to those listed below, from past conferences, but also welcome new ideas and suggestions:

  • Understanding Regulations, Rights, Classifications and Documentation

  • Evaluations: Differences between Medical, Psychological, Educational and Other Evaluations

  • Understanding Your Role as a Parent and CSE Member

  • How to Advocate for Your Child

  • Parenting for Positive Relationship Building

  • Social, Emotional and Physical Health Support for Children and Parents

  • Planning for Your Child’s Life after High School

If you or someone you know might be interested in presenting a workshop at this conference, please fill in and submit the workshop proposal form that can be found on the CSI Hispanic Parent Leadership page.

NYSED recently released a memo titled "Clarification on the Criteria for Earning the New York State Seal of Biliteracy (NYSSB)" which explains a change to the NYS Seal of Bilteracy requirements and the NYSESLAT. Please read it here for additional information.
Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Pursue Your TESOL Certification

The College of New Rochelle will be sponsoring a NYS-subsidized Tuition Grant Program: Clinically Rich-Intensive Teacher Institute (CR-ITI), with classes starting mid-winter at Dutchess BOCES. 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. For more details about this program view the program flyer here or their website.

There is an Information Session on January 17th at 4:00pm at Dutchess BOCES, 5 BOCES Road, Salt Point Center Building, Room 137, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.

Seal of Bilteracy

Happy New Year!

As a reminder, Seal of Biliteracy District Notification Forms are due to NYSED this Thursday, 1/10/19. The form can be downloaded here. For more information about the New York State Seal of Biliteracy (NYSSB) please visit their website here.

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

Integrated Co-Teaching for English Language Learners
3/1/19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES

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.

A Teacher’s Guide to Migrant Students, Trauma & Social Emotional Learning
4/4/19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Orange-Ulster BOCES

This workshop will build participants’ awareness of the various traumas and stresses that can affect many of our students, specifically undocumented migrant students.

Please contact us with any questions or concerns.