New Hudson Valley RBE-RN Workshops Added!

Greetings! There is still room to register for the following RBE-RN workshops:

Special Education Considerations (Pre-Referral Factors for ELLs)
This workshop will invite participants to dive into the behaviors associated with new language acquisition and clinical markers of a disability.
7/17/18, 8:30-2:30 PM at Orange-Ulster BOCES
8/7/18, 8:30-2:30 PM at Southern Westchester BOCES

ELL Identification Process and Screening Interview Workshop


This workshop is for district teams regarding the English Language Learner identification process from registration, to screenings (including the Language Proficiency Team and SIFE identification), through NYSITELL Administration, and student placement. Districts are encouraged to send teams to this workshop. PART 1 will focus on registration regulations related to the HLQ; registrar staff should attend this portion of the workshop. The remainder of the district teams should plan to attend the whole day, including the registration component, in order to ensure a clearly articulated district ELL identification process. During PART 2 of this workshop, district teams will work together to assemble screening interview kits appropriate to the various grade bands.
7/26/18, 9-11:00 am, PART 1 at Southern Westchester BOCES
7/26/18, 11-3:00 pm, PART 2 at Southern Westchester BOCES

9/18/18, 9-11:00 am, PART 1 at Southern Westchester BOCES
9/18/18, 11-3:00 pm, PART 2 at Southern Westchester BOCES

Incorporating Vocabulary Routines for English Language Learners
This workshop combines direct and indirect instructional practices that have been identified in research as effective for building student vocabulary in any content area.
7/31/18, 8:30-2:30 PM at Southern Westchester BOCES
8/2/18, 8:30-2:30 PM at Orange-Ulster BOCES

Registration has been extended through this week for UCLA Center X’s workshop:
Become An Effective Educator of English Learners
8/20/18 - 8/21/18
8:30 - 3:30 each day
Edith Macy Conference Center, Briarcliff Manor, NY
Designed to be an interactive and engaging event, any educator working with English Learners will have the opportunity to network and learn from experienced peers, alongside regional and national experts. This program is FREE for NYS teams. Please view the flyer with more details here.

As a reminder, we kindly request that you take a moment to complete the NYS Hudson Valley Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (HV RBE-RN) Needs Assessment/ Satisfaction Survey in order to better serve our region. You can access the survey via the following link:

Our intent is to gauge your professional development needs as they relate to supporting English Language Learners (ELLs) in our region. Your responses will assist us in providing better services to meet your needs. Please feel free to forward this survey to other educators in your district.

We appreciate your assistance!

Click here to request HV RBE-RN technical assistance/professional development!