HV RBE-RN August Update


News that you have been waiting for: the Spring 2017 NYSESLAT data should be available to district and building administrators by midweek! 

The Hudson Valley RBE-RN would like to share with you a series of announcements about exciting professional development opportunities for the fall/winter.

  1. NYSITELL Training at Southern Westchester BOCES on 8/28/17 (½ Day, 9 AM - 12 PM). Participants will be trained to administer the current version of the New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (NYSITELL). Link to register in MLP here. A new version of the NYSITELL will be released in February, 2018; training sessions for the new version will be held in the winter.  
  2. Once again, we’ll be offering Literacy Support for ELLs: Reading Strategies for K-12 at Southern Westchester BOCES on 9/25/17. Link to register in MLP here.
  3. SAVE THE DATE! The Hudson Valley RBE-RN is excited to host Dr. Kate Kinsella: Tools for Launching a School-Wide Academic Vocabulary Campaign on December 14th! (Location TBD). Dr. Kinsella is a teacher educator at San Francisco State University and a highly-sought after speaker and consultant to school districts and state departments throughout the US regarding development of academic language and literacy across K–12 subject areas. This workshop is designed for administrators, educators, and practitioners of students in grades 3–12. More details will be released soon!

Please visit our website here for upcoming workshops in the areas of Technology for ELLs and Co-Teaching for ELLs.

We hope you enjoy the rest of the summer!