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.

Hudson Valley RBE-RN Update

The HV RBE-RN would like to share the following important announcements:

SUNY New Paltz - Intensive Teacher Institute Information Session tomorrow, 8/24, at SUNY New Paltz, in Old Main, B 125 at 5 PM with more information about the program.

  • For professionally certified teachers who are currently working in a school
  • Flexible, hybrid format with more online work than in-person meetings
  • Five courses which can be completed within a calendar year which leads to ENL Certification
  • Significantly reduced cost to the participants

    Spaces are limited, so it’s recommended to apply now! 

    From our colleagues at The College of New Rochelle:

    The College of New Rochelle was officially awarded a NYSED grant to cover 75% tuition costs for 10 candidates who will enroll in their Advanced Certificate in School Building Leadership program. Specifically, the only candidates who can be considered for this program are educators that are certified in TESOL or Bilingual Education, which is a priority requirement of the grant.

    They are currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for the 18-21 credit Advanced Certificate in School Building Leadership. Please view the program flyer with more details here.

    We previously announced the upcoming workshop Dr. Kate Kinsella: Tools for Launching a School-Wide Academic Vocabulary Campaign on December 14th (location TBD). You can view the workshop flyer with more information here. Location details will be released soon.

    The Spring 2017 NYSESLAT conversion charts have been released and can be accessed  here.

    We wish you a strong start to the new school year!

    Building Biliteracy II: Breaking the Code in Dual Language Classrooms

    We are delighted to share the following upcoming professional development event for teachers of Spanish:

    Building Biliteracy II: Breaking the Code in Dual Language Classrooms

    Saturday, July 8th from 10-2:00 PM
    Instituto Cervantes New York
    211 East 49th Street, New York, NY, 10017

    Decoding is an important component of early reading, and students need explicit instruction in this foundational skill. In this session, participants will see a variety of strategies that support phonemic awareness and phonics, explore the concept of skills transfer across languages and design an activity incorporating multiple text types.

    Speaker: Patricia Acosta
    *Please note: this workshop will be given in Spanish.

    This PD session is organized by the Instituto Cervantes of New York and the New York State Department of Education Office of Bilingual Education through the NYS Language RBERN at NYU STEINHARDT METRO CENTER. Sponsored by Santillana, USA.

    Sign up for free here.