Welcome Back!

Welcome back!

As we continue to work out details for the Hudson Valley Bilingual Educators’ Conference scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, our team is gathering information from educators who plan to attend. Spacing will be limited for this first conference. Nevertheless, we want to ensure equity of access. If you are interested in attending this conference, please complete the survey (linked here).

Please note: the survey is not for registering for the conference. We will release registration details shortly. 

Also, we have extended the due date for breakout workshop session proposals to September 13, 2019. See our website for more information.

We're excited to share our long list of workshops being offered (in-person and online) —click here to view our flyer. Check back on our website calendar or Frontline Education/Professional Growth (MLP) often; we are continuously adding new workshops.

There's still time to register for the following workshops at Rockland BOCES:

NYSITELL Administration (AM SESSION)
9/13/19, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Engagement Strategies for ELLs (PM SESSION)
9/13/19, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

The following workshops will be held at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES:

Best Practices for Clinicians - Kick off - Social Justice & Family Engagement
9/27/19, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Best Practice for Clinicians: Pre-Referral Considerations - Describing Before Diagnosing
10/7/19, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Best Practice for Clinicians: Pre-Referral Considerations: Oral Language and Literacy Development
1/21/20, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

A new ONLINE workshop has been scheduled:

Next Generation ELA Standards - What Educators of ELLs Need to Know
9/20/19 through 10/10/19

Partner Events

Law Day
10/5/19, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Pace University, One Pace Plaza, New York, NY
To view more information click here.

Language Series 2019
10/26/19, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Bank Street College of Education, 610 West 112th Street, New York, NY
To view more details and to register, click here.

25th Annual Multicultural Education Conference
11/8/19, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM, Student Union Building, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY

David Mumper and Alison Provencher of the Hudson Valley RBERN will be presenting:

Race and Language: Developing a Pedagogy
Those who teach English as a New Language are afforded valuable opportunities to dialogue about race, identity, and social justice. This workshop invites participants to explore their own experiences and share practices that establish a classroom culture where teachers and students can negotiate race and racism. To view conference brochure click here.

NYS TESOL 49th Annual Conference
11/14/19 – 11/16/19, Crowne Plaza, White Plains, NY
View conference flyer here.

Career Opportunities

Kindergarten Dual Language Teacher
Yonkers Public Schools
Candidates should have the appropriate teaching certifications including the Bilingual extension in Spanish. Interested applicants should submit their resumes to Mr. Jordan Gonzalez, Director of Language Acquisition: jgonzalez2@yonkerspublicschools.org.

Elementary (K-5) ENL Teacher, Full-time
Clarkstown Central School District
Apply through OLAS.