Upcoming Hudson Valley RBE-RN Workshops

We'd like to share the following new workshops and professional development opportunities.

The SIFE Session 5: Strategies for Fostering Engagement and Achievement in Math at Rockland BOCES has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 18thPlease register in MLP here.

Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs ONLINE Course - 2 Sessions!
The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This asynchronous HV RBE-RN online course will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this online course, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

Please click on links below for more details and to register in MLP:
Session 1: 04/27/18–05/14/18
Session 2: 05/25/18–06/11/18

SUNY New Paltz is forming a new cohort for the clinically rich Intensive Teacher Institute. Students who fulfill the admission requirements and complete the program will be eligible for certification in English as a New Language within one academic year. The cost of this 15-credit program is substantially subsidized by the state. The application deadline is April 15th, so there's still time to apply! For more information view the flyer here. To apply, please visit the website here

Lower Hudson RSE-TASC is offering a 1 Day Training:

IEPs for English Language Learners
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994

Please view flyer with more information here. Click here to register in MLP.

HV RBE-RN Update

We'd like to share the following opportunities with you from our partners:

Transition Planning (Middle School and Beyond) for English Language Learners Who Have IEPs

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES 200 BOCES Drive, School Services Bldg, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Cost: Free

This Lower Hudson RSE-TASC sponsored workshop focuses on transition planning for students who are both English Language Learners (ELLs) and who also have Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Please view flyer with more details here.

TELLs (Transition for English Language Learners) Consortium and Book Study Group (4-Day)

Monday, November 20, 2017; Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES
Tuesday, December 19, 2017; Southern Westchester BOCES
Monday, January 29, 2018; Rockland BOCES
Monday, February 26, 2018; Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES

8:30 am to 11:00 am

Cost: Free

During this four-part Lower Hudson RSE-TASC sponsored series, facilitated by a bilingual family specialist and a transition specialist, you will explore strategies for supporting students in terms of identifying educational and vocational goals, accessing programs and services, as well as developing family and community connections. Please view flyer with more details here.

The 18th Annual Language Series: November 11, 2017
Multiliteracies: Exploring Multimodal Pedagogies for Academic Success

Bank Street College of Education's Language Series offers an annual event to help educators understand the critical role that language plays in the social and academic success of all students. Featured is a keynote presentation by Dr. Detra Price-Dennis from Teachers College with two rounds of hands-on workshops. Workshop topics include: The classroom as a learning laboratory, Fostering student agency and voice, The many languages of block building, and more. Visit bankstreet.edu/ls for more information and to register. Graduate and CEU credits may be earned. Register by October 16 for the early bird discount!