RBERN Professional Opportunities/Events

Note: NYS/NYC RBERN at Fordham University is recognized by NYS Education Department's Office of Teaching Initiatives as an approved sponsor of CTLE for Professional Classroom Teachers, School Leaders, and Level III Teaching Assistants.

Our Professional Development Sessions are open to New York City pedagogues, administrators and ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs; all others kindly email us at nycrbern@fordham.edu

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all in-person NYC RBERN professional development events have been postponed for the spring 2021 term. We remain committed to supporting our ELL communities of students, parents, educators and administrators. We will add Online Resources to support your work. Please continue to visit our website for our other instructional materials and resources, as we continuously update the online resources.

The entire RBERN team remains available to support you and your ELLs over the phone, through email, and via teleconferencing. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with urgent questions regarding virtual instruction, or long-term planning for services for your ELLs.


July 1, 2021 - On Our Way to the Seal of Biliteracy with Project-Based Language Learning., Session 4. This series of webinars is intended to prepare teachers for the development and execution of Language Production Projects designed to support ELLs/MLLs, as described in the NYS NGLS Advanced Literacies Instruction , Spotlight 1, Brief 8. These sessions will present the steps needed to support linguistically diverse learners in the design and completion of an oral presentation that reflects comprehensive understanding of a topic. Session 4 is optional and we will be reflecting on the practice of Project-Based Learning to support the completion of a student-developed culminating activity in schools that are planning summer projects . The intended audience is ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

July 6th, 7th, 8th, 2021 - ELL Leadership Focus Group Sessions 4. Small Group Session (Times to be determined by school leaders and via zoom.)The fourth session will consist of grade-specific groups creating an action plan for effectively transitioning English learners and staff back to school after the pandemic and instituting responsive school structures for English Learner success, to be implemented in the 2021-2022 school year. NYC RBERN staff will be available to assist you with your action plans for September of 2021 and support you and your schools as needed.

August 30, 2021 - New York Historical Society: Life Long Ago for Grades K-2, ENL and Bilingual Teachers. Explore new instructional strategies for your remote K-2 classroom! Using free online curriculum resources and the robust collection from the New-York Historical Society, learn how to integrate accessible and diverse primary resource objects and images for your ELL students. The session will explore strategies for ELL student writing opportunities. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

August 31, 2021 - New York Historical Society:Dutch New York Through Objects and Images for Grades 6 - 8, ENL and Bilingual Teachers.  Explore new instructional strategies for your 6-8 classroom! Using resources from the Early Encounters: 1492-1734 unit of Women & the American Story, the New-York Historical Society’s free online curriculum guide, teachers will explore life and trade in Dutch New York. The session will explore strategies for ELL student writing opportunities.  10:00 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m.

August 31, 2021 - New York Historical Society: Activism in New York for Grades 9 - 12, ENL and Bilingual Teachers. Explore new instructional strategies for your 9-12 classroom! Using resources from the New-York Historical Society’s online curriculum guides: Nueva York, 1613 - 1945 (available in both Spanish and English), and the Growth and Turmoil, 1948-1977 unit of Women & the American Story, teachers will explore the historic relationship between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world, and the continuing cultural, societal, and economic influences that remain today. The session will explore strategies for student writing opportunities. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

October 4, 2021 - ELL STUDENTS & THE NYS NEXT GENERATION ELA LEARNING STANDARDS SERIES: Session 1, Hallmark 1: Engaging Content Rich Texts. Implementing the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards through Application of the Four Hallmarks to Foster Advanced Literacies in the K-5 Classroom. Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants will be provided with an overview of NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and the Four Hallmarks that support the development of advanced literacies. We will focus on Hallmark #1 as an instructional practice and participants will leave with a toolbox of strategies and protocols that support the intentional teaching of advanced literacies in Bilingual, ENL and Integrated K-5 classrooms. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

October 14, 2021 - Introduction to the Multilingual Literacy SIFE Screener (MLS) Participants will be given an overview of the Multilingual SIFE Screener and how to use this instrument for the identification of new entrants who may be SIFE. The session will cover the technical aspects of signing up for an account, registering students, administering the MLS
and downloading teacher reports. We also give details about what the MLS specifically measures and how you can use the data to inform programmatic and instructional choices for the students. 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

October 20, 2021 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for Social Studies and Science. Writing is Thinking involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  WIT is especially powerful for English learners because it also teaches how the English language works.  This is the first session of five (5) introductory remote workshops that focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form that heart of the WIT approach and that support students to meet the demands of the Next Generation Science standards and the NYS Learning Standards for Social Studies.  The recommended audience is Science and Social Studies Teachers of English Learners in grades 4-12. 3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

October 21, 2021 -  FAFSA Orientation Event: Pre-Completion and Technology Support Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. This session will enable students and their parents to become familiar with the technology and documents needed prior to our Saturday session. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

October 23, 2021 -  FAFSA Completion and Orientation Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. Please note: this event is by invitation only. Register for one day only to attend the orientation session and the FAFSA completion session. The ELL parent and student workshop will provide information to parents and students on the financial aid process. After the workshop, students will be placed in break out rooms to meet with FAFSA coordinators who will guide you through the process of completing the application online from your own home. Since this will be done virtually, home access to a computer is required where both parent and student will sit together to complete the FAFSA application. Spaces will be limited to 30 applicants per session and only those that pre-register will be admitted to the session. Your login should begin at 9:50 so that everyone can be admitted to the session on time.  10 a.m. – 12 p.m

October 27, 2021 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for LTELS for teachers of Long-Term English Learners in grades 7-12: High-Leverage Writing Strategies to Accelerate Academic Language and the Complex Expression for Long Term English Learners. Writing is Thinking (WIT) involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  It is especially powerful for long term English learners because it targets and develops students’ ability to speak and write clearly about complex academic content. These five (5) introductory remote workshops (also called WIT 101 for LTELs) focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form the heart of the WIT approach.  We will focus on sentence-level strategies that reinforce and deepen content knowledge; conceptual understanding; and clear expression of sophisticated and nuanced relationships about high-level content orally and in writing.

November 4, 2021 - FAFSA Orientation Event: Pre-Completion and Technology Support Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. This session will enable students and their parents to become familiar with the technology and documents needed prior to our Saturday session. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

November 6, 2021 - FAFSA Completion and Orientation Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. Please note: this event is by invitation only. Register for one day only to attend the orientation session and the FAFSA completion session. The ELL parent and student workshop will provide information to parents and students on the financial aid process. After the workshop, students will be placed in break out rooms to meet with FAFSA coordinators who will guide you through the process of completing the application online from your own home. Since this will be done virtually, home access to a computer is required where both parent and student will sit together to complete the FAFSA application. Spaces will be limited to 30 applicants per session and only those that pre-register will be admitted to the session. Your login should begin at 9:50 so that everyone can be admitted to the session on time.  10 a.m. – 12 p.m

November 8, 2021ELL STUDENTS & THE NYS NEXT GENERATION ELA LEARNING STANDARDS SERIES: Session 2, Hallmark 2: Rich Discussion. Implementing the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards through Application of the Four Hallmarks to Foster Advanced Literacies in the K-5 Classroom. Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants will be provided with an overview of NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and the Four Hallmarks that support the development of advanced literacies. We will focus on Hallmark #2 as an instructional practice and participants will leave with a toolbox of strategies and protocols that support the intentional teaching of advanced literacies in Bilingual, ENL and Integrated K-5 classrooms. 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

November 11, 2021 - FAFSA Orientation Event: Pre-Completion and Technology Support Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. This session will enable students and their parents to become familiar with the technology and documents needed prior to our Saturday session. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

November 13, 2021 - And Justice for ELs,Session 1: Quantifying the Population by Celebrating Linguistic Diversity. presented by Dr. Ayanna Cooper. Participants will engage in 3 interactive sessions designed to build their capacity to better support ENL students through analysis of her book, And Justice for ELs. Through use of examples, guiding questions, discussions and scenarios participants will be able to apply new learning to their contexts with the goal of improving outcomes for students.   Copies of the book, "And Justice for ELs" will be provided to participants prior to the sessions. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

November 13, 2021 - FAFSA Completion and Orientation Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. Please note: this event is by invitation only. Register for one day only to attend the orientation session and the FAFSA completion session. The ELL parent and student workshop will provide information to parents and students on the financial aid process. After the workshop, students will be placed in break out rooms to meet with FAFSA coordinators who will guide you through the process of completing the application online from your own home. Since this will be done virtually, home access to a computer is required where both parent and student will sit together to complete the FAFSA application. Spaces will be limited to 30 applicants per session and only those that pre-register will be admitted to the session. Your login should begin at 9:50 so that everyone can be admitted to the session on time.  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

November 17, 2021 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for Social Studies and Science. Writing is Thinking involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  WIT is especially powerful for English learners because it also teaches how the English language works.  This is the 2nd session of five (5) introductory remote workshops that focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form that heart of the WIT approach and that support students to meet the demands of the Next Generation Science standards and the NYS Learning Standards for Social Studies.  The recommended audience is Science and Social Studies Teachers of English Learners in grades 4-12. 3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

November 18, 2021 -  FAFSA Orientation Event: Pre-Completion and Technology Support Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. This session will enable students and their parents to become familiar with the technology and documents needed prior to our Saturday session. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

November 18, 2021 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for LTELS for teachers of Long-Term English Learners in grades 7-12: High-Leverage Writing Strategies to Accelerate Academic Language and the Complex Expression for Long Term English Learners. Writing is Thinking (WIT) involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  It is especially powerful for long term English learners because it targets and develops students’ ability to speak and write clearly about complex academic content. These five (5) introductory remote workshops (also called WIT 101 for LTELs) focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form the heart of the WIT approach.  We will focus on sentence-level strategies that reinforce and deepen content knowledge; conceptual understanding; and clear expression of sophisticated and nuanced relationships about high-level content orally and in writing.

November 20, 2021 - FAFSA Completion and Orientation Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. Please note: this event is by invitation only. Register for one day only to attend the orientation session and the FAFSA completion session. The ELL parent and student workshop will provide information to parents and students on the financial aid process. After the workshop, students will be placed in break out rooms to meet with FAFSA coordinators who will guide you through the process of completing the application online from your own home. Since this will be done virtually, home access to a computer is required where both parent and student will sit together to complete the FAFSA application. Spaces will be limited to 30 applicants per session and only those that pre-register will be admitted to the session. Your login should begin at 9:50 so that everyone can be admitted to the session on time.  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

December 2, 2021 -  FAFSA Orientation Event: Pre-Completion and Technology Support Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. This session will enable students and their parents to become familiar with the technology and documents needed prior to our Saturday session. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

December 4, 2021 - And Justice for ELs, Session 2: Program Models and Teacher Evaluation. presented by Dr. Ayanna Cooper. Participants will engage in 3 interactive sessions designed to build their capacity to better support ENL students through analysis of her book, And Justice for ELs. Through use of examples, guiding questions, discussions and scenarios participants will be able to apply new learning to their contexts with the goal of improving outcomes for students.   Copies of the book, "And Justice for ELs" will be provided to participants prior to the sessions. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

December 4, 2021 -  FAFSA Completion and Orientation Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. Please note: this event is by invitation only. Register for one day only to attend the orientation session and the FAFSA completion session. The ELL parent and student workshop will provide information to parents and students on the financial aid process. After the workshop, students will be placed in break out rooms to meet with FAFSA coordinators who will guide you through the process of completing the application online from your own home. Since this will be done virtually, home access to a computer is required where both parent and student will sit together to complete the FAFSA application. Spaces will be limited to 30 applicants per session and only those that pre-register will be admitted to the session. Your login should begin at 9:50 so that everyone can be admitted to the session on time.  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

December 8, 2021ELL STUDENTS & THE NYS NEXT GENERATION ELA LEARNING STANDARDS SERIES: Session 3, Hallmark 3: Frequent Writing. Implementing the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards through Application of the Four Hallmarks to Foster Advanced Literacies in the K-5 Classroom. Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants will be provided with an overview of NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and the Four Hallmarks that support the development of advanced literacies. We will focus on Hallmark #3 as an instructional practice and participants will leave with a toolbox of strategies and protocols that support the intentional teaching of advanced literacies in Bilingual, ENL and Integrated K-5 classrooms. 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

December 9, 2021 -  FAFSA Orientation Event: Pre-Completion and Technology Support Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. This session will enable students and their parents to become familiar with the technology and documents needed prior to our Saturday session. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

December 9, 2021 - ENL New Teacher Series. Session 1: The Blueprint for ELL Success.  The intent of this series is to provide essential information for new teachers regarding ELL policies, programs and instructional matters that guide the education of English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLLs) in New York State. These policies focus primarily on the delivery of instruction for Stand-alone and Integrated ENL, or Home Language instruction in TBE or DL classrooms. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

December 11, 2021 -  FAFSA Completion and Orientation Session for ELL Students and Parents presented in collaboration with The College Bridge Café and NYS Language RBERN at NYU. Please note: this event is by invitation only. Register for one day only to attend the orientation session and the FAFSA completion session. The ELL parent and student workshop will provide information to parents and students on the financial aid process. After the workshop, students will be placed in break out rooms to meet with FAFSA coordinators who will guide you through the process of completing the application online from your own home. Since this will be done virtually, home access to a computer is required where both parent and student will sit together to complete the FAFSA application. Spaces will be limited to 30 applicants per session and only those that pre-register will be admitted to the session. Your login should begin at 9:50 so that everyone can be admitted to the session on time.  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

December 15, 2021 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for Social Studies and Science. Writing is Thinking involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  WIT is especially powerful for English learners because it also teaches how the English language works.  This is the 3rd session of five (5) introductory remote workshops that focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form that heart of the WIT approach and that support students to meet the demands of the Next Generation Science standards and the NYS Learning Standards for Social Studies.  The recommended audience is Science and Social Studies Teachers of English Learners in grades 4-12. 3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

December 16, 2021 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for LTELS for teachers of Long-Term English Learners in grades 7-12: High-Leverage Writing Strategies to Accelerate Academic Language and the Complex Expression for Long Term English Learners. Writing is Thinking (WIT) involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  It is especially powerful for long term English learners because it targets and develops students’ ability to speak and write clearly about complex academic content. These five (5) introductory remote workshops (also called WIT 101 for LTELs) focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form the heart of the WIT approach.  We will focus on sentence-level strategies that reinforce and deepen content knowledge; conceptual understanding; and clear expression of sophisticated and nuanced relationships about high-level content orally and in writing.

December 18, 2021 - And Justice for ELs, Session 3: Job Embedded Professional Learning and Family Partnerships.presented by Dr. Ayanna Cooper. Participants will engage in 3 interactive sessions designed to build their capacity to better support ENL students through analysis of her book, And Justice for ELs. Through use of examples, guiding questions, discussions and scenarios participants will be able to apply new learning to their contexts with the goal of improving outcomes for students. Copies of the book, "And Justice for ELs" will be provided to participants prior to the sessions. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

January 6, 2022 - ENL New Teacher Series. Session 2: Overview of Instruction Under CR Part 154 Regulations. The intent of this series is to provide essential information for new teachers regarding ELL policies, programs and instructional matters that guide the education of English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLLs) in New York State. These policies focus primarily on the delivery of instruction for Stand-alone and Integrated ENL, or Home Language instruction in TBE or DL classrooms. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

January 8, 2022 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute  Session 1 "Beyond Crises: Overcoming Linguistic and Cultural Inequities in Communities, Schools and Classrooms" in collaboration with NYSED OBE-WL and NYU RBERN. Presenter: Dr. Debbie Zacarian. We have all been navigating unique times and often wonder how history will remember COVID-19.  With this as our collective experience, this interactive session will explore the following three segments on behalf of our ever-growing, ever-changing multilingual learners (MLLs): 1.tapping into our students, families, colleagues, and our own collective strengths and assets; 2.    fostering much needed co-powered partnerships with each other and support inclusive instructional practices; 3.using protocols and tools for strengthening community, school, and classroom partnerships. Participants will receive a copy of the book, Beyond Crises: Overcoming Linguistic and Cultural Inequities in Communities, Schools and Classrooms. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

January 11, 2022 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for Social Studies and Science. Writing is Thinking involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  WIT is especially powerful for English learners because it also teaches how the English language works.  This is the 4th session of five (5) introductory remote workshops that focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form that heart of the WIT approach and that support students to meet the demands of the Next Generation Science standards and the NYS Learning Standards for Social Studies.  The recommended audience is Science and Social Studies Teachers of English Learners in grades 4-12. 3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

January 22, 2022 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute Session 2 "Teaching to Empower: Taking Action to Foster Student Agency, Reflection and Collaboration" in collaboration with NYSED OBE-WL and NYU RBERN. Presenter: Dr. Debbie Zacarian. During this interactive session, we will explore ways in which we can support and celebrate our ever-growing ever-changing multilingual learners to use their own and collective agency. Using a strengths-based approach, we will collaboratively look at ways to build students’ capacity to listen to others, have empathy for others, attend to their own and peers’ values, assets, and strengths; mediate their emotions, and resolve conflict in a productive way.  Participants will explore tools for building students’ collective voices to be respectful and fruitful in having academic discussions, building on one another’s ideas, and setting goals together to support an interdependent collaborative culture of learning. Participants will receive a copy of the book, Teaching to Empower: Taking Action to Foster Student Agency, Reflection and Collaboration. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

January 26, 2022 - ENL New Teacher Series. Session 3: Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): What's in It? What does it mean for our ELs? What does it mean for equity? The intent of this series is to provide essential information for new teachers regarding ELL policies, programs and instructional matters that guide the education of English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLLs) in New York State. These policies focus primarily on the delivery of instruction for Stand-alone and Integrated ENL, or Home Language instruction in TBE or DL classrooms. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 5, 2022 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute Session 3 "Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence and Chronic Stress" in collaboration with NYSED OBE-WL and NYU RBERN. Presenter: Dr. Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz. Nearly half of the total student population in the U.S. has experienced some type of adversity in the form of trauma, violence, or chronic stress. This startling statistic has been further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing inequities. Educators are seeking ways to effectively support students. This interactive workshop will emphasize the urgent need for evidence-based teaching, relational, and leadership practices that focus on the many assets these students possess and how to create a strengths-based learning environment. Participants will receive a copy of the book, Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

February 16, 2022 - Writing is Thinking (WIT) 101 for Social Studies and Science. Writing is Thinking involves explicit instruction in expository writing skills to develop students’ written and oral language, content knowledge and reading comprehension simultaneously.  WIT is especially powerful for English learners because it also teaches how the English language works.  This is the final session of five (5) introductory remote workshops that focus on the foundational sentence-level strategies that form that heart of the WIT approach and that support students to meet the demands of the Next Generation Science standards and the NYS Learning Standards for Social Studies.  The recommended audience is Science and Social Studies Teachers of English Learners in grades 4-12. 3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

  • January 7, 2021New York State Seal of Biliteracy Session. 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. The New York State Education Department offers the prestigious Seal of Biliteracy to recognize high school English-speaking and/or English Language Learners who possess, or have acquired, a high level of proficiency in one or more languages (in addition to English) upon graduating from high school. This virtual session will provide an overview of how to support ELL and LOTE students in achieving this award upon graduating. This session is appropriate for Administrators, Bilingual, ENL, World Language teachers, counselors and content area teachers who support students in Home Language, World language and English language instruction.

    January 8, 2021 -Long Term ELL Series WITSI 101: Supporting the Writing of Long Term ELLs 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. Audience: Middle and high school ENL teachers who support Long Term ELLs as they deliver integrated ENL lessons; coaches and administrators who work with ENL teachers to design instruction for LTELLs. This series will offer ENL teachers strategies to improve Long Term ELLs performance in writing, reading, oral language, content knowledge and thinking. Participants must register for all 8 sessions and will create a Professional Learning Community at the completion of the 8 sessions.

    January 8, 2021 - Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Training (PRHYLI) By Invitation only. Session 4. 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    January 9, 2021NYS/NYC Teacher Institute   "Strategies that Support the Implementation of the Next Generation Literacy Standards for ELLs/MLLs" in collaboration with NYSED OBE-WL and NYU RBERN. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Tackling Text Complexity and Strategies with ELLs, presented by Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner

    January 15, 2021 - Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Training (PRHYLI) By Invitation only. Session 5. 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    January 15, 2021 - Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Universal Design for Multilingual Learners. Part 1 of a 4-part series to guide educators through the four principles and explore corresponding UDL-aligned strategies used to support expressive language skills for students at varying levels of English language proficiency and differing disabilities. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    January 20, 2021 - Embedding Authentic Resources into Lesson Plans. This event is sponsored by the NYSED Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) and the New York State Association of World Language Administrators (NYSAWLA).This presentation by Leslie Grahn will explore how to make authentic text work for teachers in the various phases of lesson planning. Participants will: Consider how to embed authentic resources into phases of lesson plans, Analyze scenarios for embedding authentic resources into lesson plans, Use a planning guide to build authentic resources into lesson plans. This free online workshop will provide 2 hours of CTLE credit and will be recorded for viewing after the event. 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

    January 21, 2021 - Developing Oral Language Skills in the ENL Classroom(Grades 3-12)Presenter: Dr. Ivannia Soto This series of workshops will introduce ENL teachers to various strategies to increase the active oral language participation of students in the virtual ENL classroom. It is expected that teachers will apply these strategies in the ENL classroom for Stand-alone or Integrated lessons and return to sessions with student work samples that reflect on oral language practices. Session 1 Virtual Think-Pair-Share 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    January 22, 2021  New Teacher Series The intent of this 3-part series is to provide essential information for new teachers regarding ELL policies, programs and instructional matters that guide the education of English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLLs) in New York State.  These policies focus primarily on the delivery of instruction for Stand-alone and Integrated ENL, or Home Language instruction in TBE or DL classrooms.

    New Teacher Series Session 1: Overview of Intruction Under CR Part 154 Regulations. This session for new ENL teachers will focus on an examination of Commissioners Regulations Part 154 (CR Part 154), the New York State Education Department document that governs the implementation of programs for all ELL students.  Participants will engage in a close review of the salient aspects of Part 154 as they relate to programming, instruction, and the implications of CR Part 154 in the stand-alone and integrated ENL settings (implementation of the co-teaching model). Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they learn as they engage in related activities designed to hone their instructional skills. 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    January 25, 2021 - Date rescheduled to March 1, 2021Long Term ELL Series WITSI 101: Supporting the Writing of Long Term ELLs 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Audience: Middle and high school ENL teachers who support Long Term ELLs as they deliver integrated ENL lessons; coaches and administrators who work with ENL teachers to design instruction for LTELLs. This series will offer ENL teachers strategies to improve Long Term ELLs performance in writing, reading, oral language, content knowledge and thinking. Participants must register for all 8 sessions and will create a Professional Learning Community at the completion of the 8 sessions.

    January 25, 2021 - Next Generation Mathematics Standards for ELLs/MLLs: Technology, Math Discourse and Writing in Mathematics. Webinar 1, Using Padlet to Engage English Learners in Mathematical Discourse. Participants will learn different approaches to utilizing Padlet to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking. Participants will also learn the basics for creating a Padlet, its various methods of use and some tips for the effective use of this technology. Zoom Link will be sent via email after registration. Grades 3-5 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Grades 6-8 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    January 29, 2021 - Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Universal Design for Multilingual Learners. Part 2 of a 4-part series to guide educators through the four principles and explore corresponding UDL-aligned strategies used to support expressive language skills for students at varying levels of English language proficiency and differing disabilities. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    January 30, 2021 - UFT Financial Aid Presentation  The United Federation of Teachers' Office of Community & Parent Engagement will host two (2) Financial Aid Presentations in Spanish. Presentation 1:.Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( Llene el formulario FAFSA®) and NYS Tuition Assistance Program  Cómo solicitar el programa TAP y otra ayuda financiera para estudiantes del estado de Nueva York. Presenter: Lucila Villaquiran, Monroe College.Presentation 2: 2.Sen. Jose Peralta NYS Dream Act Scholarship for Undocumented Students. Presenter: Diana Castillo, Unlocal.org  The presentations will be conducted virtually via ZOOM.us. Registration is Free and open to all New York City Schools. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

    February 2, 2021 - POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER -  A New Date TBD  - Tracking ELL/MLL Student Progress at the Expanding Level of Proficiency Webinar 3. This ongoing webinar series is presented by Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) 2:30 - 3:30.

    February 4, 2021 - Oral Language Small Group Sessions. By Invitation Only. For more information contact our office.nycrbern@fordham.edu

    February 5, 2021 - Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Training (PRHYLI) By Invitation only. Session 6. 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    February 5, 2021 - Tracking ELL/MLL Student Progress at the Expanding Level of Proficiency Webinar 3. This ongoing Webinar  series for is presented by Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) 2:30 - 3:30.

    February 6, 2021 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute  "Strategies that Support the Implementation of the Next Generation Literacy Standards for ELLs/MLLs" in collaboration with NYSED OBE-WL and NYU RBERN. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Formative Assessments in the ENL Classroom, presented by Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner

    February 8, 2021 - Long Term ELL Series WITSI 101: Supporting the Writing of Long Term ELLs 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Audience: Middle and high school ENL teachers who support Long Term ELLs as they deliver integrated ENL lessons; coaches and administrators who work with ENL teachers to design instruction for LTELLs. This series will offer ENL teachers strategies to improve Long Term ELLs performance in writing, reading, oral language, content knowledge and thinking. Participants must register for all 8 sessions and will create a Professional Learning Community at the completion of the 8 sessions.

    February 9, 2021 - Tracking ELL/MLL Student Progress at the Expanding Level of Proficiency This ongoing series for selected schools is presented by Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    February 10, 2021 - Tracking ELL/MLL Student Progress at the Expanding Level of Proficiency This ongoing small-group session for selected schools is presented by Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30p.m. , 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    February 11, 2021 - Introducing and Enhancing Writing in the English Language Arts Lessons for Early Childhood Teachers. The ways in which adults respond to children’s early writing attempts can enhance later writing abilities in academic and social settings. Children’s early attempts at writing, their marks on walls, sidewalks or paper with pens, crayons and even unsanctioned writing utensils are their ways of self-expression, telling us “I’m here!” This session (workshop) will explore how early writing skills support higher-order thinking, organization, planning and self-expression in youngsters. Presenter: Ms. S. Marcus in collaboration with the Fordham University Center for Educational Partnerships and the Archdiocese of New York (ADNY) Manhattan Region, Teachers' Professional Development Day. Further Information to follow.

    February 11, 2021  New Teacher Series The intent of this 3-part series is to provide essential information for new teachers regarding ELL policies, programs and instructional matters that guide the education of English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLLs) in New York State.  These policies focus primarily on the delivery of instruction for Stand-alone and Integrated ENL, or Home Language instruction in TBE or DL classrooms.

    .New Teacher Series Session 2: Blueprint for ELL Success The second session for new teachers will offer an overview of the Blueprint for English Language Learner/Multilingual Learner Success and its impact on how schools and teachers interact with and support ELL students and parents by ensuring that social, linguistic, academic and emotional needs are appropriately met.  This workshop will offer a comprehensive overview of ELLs and their families with the goal of analyzing the Blueprints’ implications for teachers’ practice. 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    February 11, 2021 - Recognizing the English-Language Learner and Identifying their Needs. English language learners are the fastest growing population of students in our schools today. In order to best serve our culturally and linguistically diverse learners, educators must be well versed in language acquisition, research-based instructional strategies and have tools to create a culturally responsive classroom that provides equitable, effective and inclusive curricula. This session will explore the dimensions of language proficiency and their correlation to academic success as well as strategies to unfold students’ funds of knowledge, often hidden to school systems. Presenter: Ms. S. Marcus in collaboration with the Fordham University Center for Educational Partnerships and the Archdiocese of New York (ADNY) Manhattan Region, Teachers Professional Development Day. Further Information will follow.

    February 11, 2021 - Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Universal Design for Multilingual Learners. Part 3 of a 4-part series to guide educators through the four principles and explore corresponding UDL-aligned strategies used to support expressive language skills for students at varying levels of English language proficiency and differing disabilities. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

    February 22, 2021 - Next Generation Mathematics Standards for ELLs/MLLs: Technology, Math Discourse and Writing in Mathematics. Webinar 2, Writing In Math: Strategies that Support ELLs. Participants will explore various strategies for encouraging students to express their understandings of mathematics through writing. Participants will engage in tasks that develop conceptual understanding and consider scaffolds to support student learning. The strategies shared in this webinar will be useful for ALL learners, but are especially beneficial for English Language Learners. Zoom Link will be sent via email after registration. Grades 3-5 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Grades 6-8 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    February 23, 2021 - Developing Oral Language Skills in the ENL Classroom(Grades 3-12)Presenter: Dr. Ivannia Soto This series of workshops will introduce ENL teachers to various strategies to increase the active oral language participation of students in the virtual ENL classroom. It is expected that teachers will apply these strategies in the ENL classroom for Stand-alone or Integrated lessons and return to sessions with student work samples that reflect on oral language practices. Session 2 Virtual Frayer Model 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    February 26, 2021 - Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Training (PRHYLI) By Invitation only. Session 7. 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    February 26, 2021 - Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Universal Design for Multilingual Learners. Part 4 of a 4-part series to guide educators through the four principles and explore corresponding UDL-aligned strategies used to support expressive language skills for students at varying levels of English language proficiency and differing disabilities. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    March 1, 2021  (This event was originally scheduled for January 25, 2021) -   Long Term ELL Series WITSI 101: Supporting the Writing of Long Term ELLs 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Audience: Middle and high school ENL teachers who support Long Term ELLs as they deliver integrated ENL lessons; coaches and administrators who work with ENL teachers to design instruction for LTELLs. This series will offer ENL teachers strategies to improve Long Term ELLs performance in writing, reading, oral language, content knowledge and thinking. Participants must register for all 8 sessions and will create a Professional Learning Community at the completion of the 8 sessions.

    March 1, 2021 - Long Term ELL Series WITSI 101: Supporting the Writing of Long Term ELLs 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. Audience: Middle and high school ENL teachers who support Long Term ELLs as they deliver integrated ENL lessons; coaches and administrators who work with ENL teachers to design instruction for LTELLs. This series will offer ENL teachers strategies to improve Long Term ELLs performance in writing, reading, oral language, content knowledge and thinking. Participants must register for all 8 sessions and will create a Professional Learning Community at the completion of the 8 sessions.

    March 2, 2021 - Tracking ELL/MLL Student Progress at the Expanding Level of Proficiency Webinar 4.  This ongoing Webinar series is presented by Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) 2:30 - 3:30

    March 4, 2021 -  Oral Language Small Group Sessions. By Invitation Only. For more information contact our office.nycrbern@fordham.edu

    March 5, 2021 - Long Term ELL Series WITSI 101: Supporting the Writing of Long Term ELLs 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. Audience: Middle and high school ENL teachers who support Long Term ELLs as they deliver integrated ENL lessons; coaches and administrators who work with ENL teachers to design instruction for LTELLs. This series will offer ENL teachers strategies to improve Long Term ELLs performance in writing, reading, oral language, content knowledge and thinking. Participants must register for all 8 sessions and will create a Professional Learning Community at the completion of the 8 sessions.

    March 5, 2021 - Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Training (PRHYLI) By Invitation only. Community Day/ TBD

    March 9, 2021 - Tracking ELL/MLL Student Progress at the Expanding Level of Proficiency This ongoing and small -group series for selected schools is presented by Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.. and 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    March 11, 2021 - Tracking ELL/MLL Student Progress at the Expanding Level of Proficiency This ongoing small-group session for selected schools is presented by Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30p.m. , 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    March 12, 2021 - New Teacher Series  The intent of this 3-part series is to provide essential information for new teachers regarding ELL policies, programs and instructional matters that guide the education of English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLLs) in New York State.  These policies focus primarily on the delivery of instruction for Stand-alone and Integrated ENL, or Home Language instruction in TBE or DL classrooms.

    New Teacher Series Session 3: Tracking How ELL Students Make Progress. New York State values a well-rounded education for all students. The new accountability system used in ESSA will use a variety of indicators that go beyond the core academic subjects. For this session we will look at those indicators with a focus on growth expectations and how progress in for English language proficiency will be measured using the Transition Matrix.  Participants in this session will leave with an overview of indicators, ELL assessments and how they can be used to assess and plan for instruction remotely. 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    March 12, 2021 -Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Response to Intervention (RTI) for ELLs/MLLs.Part 1 of a 4-part series will explore the 3-tier system constructed with the goal of providing more intense, individualized support as students display increased learning difficulties. RTI teams with bilingual special education and ENL teachers are better prepared to support the growing need to differentiate between a language difference and a language disability for an ELL/MLL suspected of having a learning disability prior to the referral process to Special Education. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    March 13- March 14, 2021 - Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Training (PRHYLI) By Invitation only. Virtual Mock Assembly/TBD

    March 15, 2021 - Final WITSI Series Presentation - This series has offered ENL teachers strategies to improve Long Term ELLs performance in writing, reading, oral language, content knowledge and thinking. This 8-session professional learning series called WIT 101 for Long Term ELLS provided teachers with foundational sentence-level WIT writing strategies that are applied across content areas; to demonstrate  instructional implementation for specific long term English learners; and evaluate and adjust instruction to ensure appropriate scaffolding and specific student progress over time through a structured inquiry process.

    March 15, 2021  - Next Generation Mathematics Standards for ELLs/MLLs: Technology, Math Discourse and Writing in Mathematics. Webinar 3, Using Nearpod to Facilitate Interactive Instruction in Mathematics: Part 1. Participants will learn the basics of creating a Nearpod enhanced lesson. As participants experience an interactive, standards-aligned lesson, they will learn how Nearpod features can be utilized to promote interactive learning. Zoom Link will be sent via email after registration. Grades 3-5 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Grades 6-8 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    March 22, 2021 - Next Generation Mathematics Standards for ELLs/MLLs: Technology, Math Discourse and Writing in Mathematics. Webinar 4, Using Nearpod to Facilitate Interactive Instruction in Mathematics: Part 2. Participants will extend their understanding of Nearpod and how it can be used to promote interactive mathematics instruction by learning additional features of the tool. Again, participants' experience will be grounded in an actual, standards-aligned lesson. Zoom Link will be sent via email after registration. Grades 3-5 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Grades 6-8 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    March 23, 2021 - Developing Oral Language Skills in the ENL Classroom(Grades 3-12)Presenter: Dr. Ivannia Soto This series of workshops will introduce ENL teachers to various strategies to increase the active oral language participation of students in the virtual ENL classroom. It is expected that teachers will apply these strategies in the ENL classroom for Stand-alone or Integrated lessons and return to sessions with student work samples that reflect on oral language practices. Session 3 Virtual Reciprocal Teaching 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    March 26, 2021 -Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Response to Intervention (RTI) for ELLs/MLLs.Part 2 of a 4-part series will explore the 3-tier system constructed with the goal of providing more intense, individualized support as students display increased learning difficulties. RTI teams with bilingual special education and ENL teachers are better prepared to support the growing need to differentiate between a language difference and a language disability for an ELL/MLL suspected of having a learning disability prior to the referral process to Special Education. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    April 6, 2021 - Oral Language Sessions. Canvas is our on-line group support for currently registered participants. For more information email us at nycrbern@fordham.edu Participants can get an additional hour of CTLE upon applying strategies in the classroom. CANVAS is free for educators. It will be required that you create your own account. Please use this link to create your own account. Log In to Canvas (instructure.com)By Invitation Only. For more information contact our office.nycrbern@fordham.edu

    April 10, 2021 - New York City Elementary School Principals' Association (NYCESPA) Conference Tracking ELL Student Progress: Moving ELLs from Expanding Level of Proficiency to Commanding.During this session, presenters will discuss current teacher practices during professional development opportunities offered by NYC RBERN. Tracking ELL Student Progress is currently a project used by NYC RBERN to determine how to move ELL students to the Commanding level of proficiency. Through the use of strategies and scaffolds implemented, teachers assessed and analyzed student work in ENL classrooms to determine next steps to target instruction. Presenters: Eva Garcia, Executive Director NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN), Sara Martinez, NYC RBERN Resource Specialist, Center for Educational Partnerships, Fordham University, GSE.

    April 12, 2021 -Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Response to Intervention (RTI) for ELLs/MLLs.Part 3 of a 4-part series will explore the 3-tier system constructed with the goal of providing more intense, individualized support as students display increased learning difficulties. RTI teams with bilingual special education and ENL teachers are better prepared to support the growing need to differentiate between a language difference and a language disability for an ELL/MLL suspected of having a learning disability prior to the referral process to Special Education. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    April 15, 2021 - Developing Oral Language Skills in the ENL Classroom(Grades 3-12)Presenter: Dr. Ivannia Soto This series of workshops will introduce ENL teachers to various strategies to increase the active oral language participation of students in the virtual ENL classroom. It is expected that teachers will apply these strategies in the ENL classroom for Stand-alone or Integrated lessons and return to sessions with student work samples that reflect on oral language practices. Session 4 From Spoken to Written Language 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    April 19, 2021 - ELL Leadership Focus Group Session 1. During the first session of the Leadership Focus Group  participants  will  reflect on their school’s  mission and vision for English Learners; use  the SWOT analysis to  determine the strengths of their English Learner programs in crucial  areas selected on the Needs Assessment;  engage in small  group discussions and share-out  their results. School leaders might want to share and add to their findings with their School Leadership Team. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    April 26, 2021 - Next Generation Mathematics Standards for ELLs/MLLs: Technology, Math Discourse and Writing in Mathematics. Webinar 5, Reading in Math: Making Real World Connections. Love a good read-aloud? In this webinar, participants will engage in standards-aligned tasks that are enriched through the use of texts. This webinar will incorporate texts which help bring mathematics concepts to life! Join us to explore the ways in which you can utilize text to enhance a mathematics lesson and support students’ development of conceptual understanding. Zoom Link will be sent via email after registration. Grades 3-5 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Grades 6-8 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    April 29, 2021 - Oral Language Sessions. Canvas is our on-line group support for currently registered participants. For more information email us at nycrbern@fordham.edu Participants can get an additional hour of CTLE upon applying strategies in the classroom. CANVAS is free for educators. It will be required that you create your own account. Please use this link to create your own account. Log In to Canvas (instructure.com)By Invitation Only. For more information contact our office.nycrbern@fordham.edu

    April 30, 2021 -Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Response to Intervention (RTI) for ELLs/MLLs.Part 4 of a 4-part series will explore the 3-tier system constructed with the goal of providing more intense, individualized support as students display increased learning difficulties. RTI teams with bilingual special education and ENL teachers are better prepared to support the growing need to differentiate between a language difference and a language disability for an ELL/MLL suspected of having a learning disability prior to the referral process to Special Education. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    May 4, 2021 - Early Childhood Series Session 1: Scaffolding and Explicit Learning Targets to Enable Primary Grade ELL/MLLs to  Succeed on Grade-Level Tasks. Participants will look at ways to scaffold typical grade level lessons so that ELLs can meet the cognitive expectations as they learn the language for ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel in grades 1-2, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

    May 6, 2021 - On Our Way to the Seal of Biliteracy with Project-Based Language Learning., Session 1.This series of webinars is intended to prepare teachers for the development and execution of Language Production Projects designed to support ELLs/MLLs, as described in the NYS NGLS Advanced Literacies Instruction , Spotlight 1, Brief 8. These sessions will present the steps needed to support linguistically diverse learners in the design and completion of an oral presentation that reflects comprehensive understanding of a topic. Session 1 will incorporate Interpretive Communication. The intended audience is ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    May 14, 2021 - Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Developing an IEP for ELLs/MLLs with Disabilities. Part 1. During this 1st of 2 sessions participants will have the opportunity to view and discuss the components of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) that are required for ELLs/MLLs with Disabilities. Participants will be guided through a section-by-section review, starting with the IEP’s present levels of performances, to the testing accommodations that should be provided based on the student’s disability.  The role of the ELL/MLL instructional provider in the development of the IEP will be discussed. In addition, instructional strategies, accommodations and modifications will be reviewed to address the linguistic needs of an ELL/MLL with a disability. Case studies will be used to identify specific considerations such as placement, services, as well as expressive/ productive language.3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    May 17, 2021 - ELL Leadership Focus Group Session 2. During the second session of the Leadership Focus Group participants will: reflect on the weaknesses/challenges of their school’s English Learner programs and services in areas considered to be of greatest need; continue to use the SWOT analysis; engage in small group discussions and then share out.  It is encouraged for participating school leaders to meet with their School Leadership Team on site to share findings and add to their results. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    May 20, 21 and  22, 2021 -  New York State Association of Bilingual Education (NYSABE) 43rd Annual Conference. Fostering Collaborative Instructional Leadership in Bilingual Education. Virtual Conference.

    May 24, 2021 - Early Childhood Series Session 2: Using A Variety of Assessments to Help ELL/MLLs in Primary Grades to Succeed on Grade-Level Tasks. Participants will learn how to use a various assessment types to allow ELLs to demonstrate what they know and can do for ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel in grades 1-2, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. 

    May 24, 2021 - Planning Programs for SIFE Students.  The focus of this workshop will be on the unique strengths and challenges SIFE students experience.  As we plan and develop programs for this subgroup educators require an understanding of the social-emotional, academic strengths and prior experiences when SIFE enter a new school system. This session is for Administrators making decisions for ELL programs, ENL teachers providing stand-alone or integrated ENL at the high school level. CUNY SIFE Bridges program staff will be available to describe the components of the program. 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

    May 25, 2021 - . On Our Way to the Seal of Biliteracy with Project-Based Language Learning., Session 2. This series of webinars is intended to prepare teachers for the development and execution of Language Production Projects designed to support ELLs/MLLs, as described in the NYS NGLS Advanced Literacies Instruction , Spotlight 1, Brief 8. These sessions will present the steps needed to support linguistically diverse learners in the design and completion of an oral presentation that reflects comprehensive understanding of a topic. Session 2 will focus on Interpersonal Communication. The intended audience is ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

    May 26, 2021 - Planning Programs for SIFE Students.  The focus of this workshop will be on the unique strengths and challenges SIFE students experience.  As we plan and develop programs for this subgroup educators require an understanding of the social-emotional, academic strengths and prior experiences when SIFE enter a new school system. This session is for Administrators making decisions for ELL programs, ENL teachers providing stand-alone or integrated ENL at the high school level. CUNY SIFE Bridges program staff will be available to describe the components of the program. 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

    June 3, 2021 - Biliteracy Building Blocks: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Principles. In this session for teachers, coaches or administrators supporting teachers in DL or Transitional Bilingual Programs we will explore a comprehensive model that creates the necessary conditions for students to develop high levels of biliteracy over time. The building blocks include: increasing the understanding of biliteracy and bilingual development; creating a biliteracy instructional plan that includes both home and second language curriculum; using integrated and meaning-based instructional practices; and adopting appropriate and culturally relevant instructional materials and assessments. These biliteracy building blocks are grounded on an asset-based and critical consciousness approach. Presented by Dr. Sonia Soltero, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    June 3, 2021 - Early Childhood Series Session 3: Feedback that Builds Confidence and Shows ELLs/MLLs How to Move to the Next Level. Participants will learn how to give feedback that builds confidence and shows students how to improve on what they have done already for ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel in grades 1-2, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. 

    June 3, 2021 - Expanding Meta-bilingual Awareness in English and Spanish through Cross linguistic Connections. Bilingual students’ awareness of the differences and similarities between their two languages provide the foundation for developing higher levels of bilingualism and biliteracy. Activating this bilingual intersectionality while teaching for transfer involves daily explorations with linguistic elements from each language through formal lessons but also as teachable moments throughout the day.  In this session, we discuss the many benefits of using cross-linguistic connections to build students' meta-bilingual awareness, bilingualism, and biliteracy and explore a few instructional strategies that help students build meta-bilingual awareness and facilitate Spanish-English cross-linguistic transfer. Audience: teachers, coaches or administrators supporting teachers in DL or Transitional Bilingual Programs. Presented by Dr. Sonia Soltero, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

    June 3, 2021 -  Instituto Cervantes of New York organizes the XXX Symposium on Children and Young Adult Literature which will take place via Online (Zoom). The Symposium aims to contribute to NYC teachers’ professional development by means of registering to symposium with the author awarded with the Spanish National Prize for Children’s and Young Adults Literature as well as with specialists in children’s illustrated books and in teachers’ training. Given the current situation - COVID-19, the Symposium will be divided into three consecutive weeks as follows in the program. The Symposium will be held in Spanish. Elia Barceló “Entre la responsabilidad y el juego “ 11:15 a.m. -  1:15 p.m.

    June 4, 2021 -  Bridges Summer Institute, Stand-Alone ENL, Sheltered ELA/ENL Curriculum Professional Development. Developmental Literacy, Texts & Centers. This zoom conference will introduce the developmental literacy levels and centers design that characterize Standalone ENL. Participant will become acquainted with the leveled texts and centers' protocols through collaborative tasks. 3 CTLE credits will be provided. Contact admin@bridges-sifeproject.com to register and for information on earning CTLE. 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    June 4, 2021 - Special Education and the Multilingual Learner Series. Developing an IEP for ELLs/MLLs with Disabilities Part 2. During this session participants will have the opportunity to view and discuss the components of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) that are required for ELLs/MLLs with Disabilities. Participants will be guided through a section-by-section review, starting with the IEP’s present levels of performances, to the testing accommodations that should be provided based on the student’s disability.  The role of the ELL/MLL instructional provider in the development of the IEP will be discussed. In addition, instructional strategies, accommodations and modifications will be reviewed to address the linguistic needs of an ELL/MLL with a disability. Case studies will be used to identify specific considerations such as placement, services, as well as expressive/ productive language skills needed for understanding, speaking, reading and writing in English and the native language,when appropriate. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    June 7, 2021 - On Our Way to the Seal of Biliteracy with Project-Based Language Learning., Session 3. This series of webinars is intended to prepare teachers for the development and execution of Language Production Projects designed to support ELLs/MLLs, as described in the NYS NGLS Advanced Literacies Instruction , Spotlight 1, Brief 8. These sessions will present the steps needed to support linguistically diverse learners in the design and completion of an oral presentation that reflects comprehensive understanding of a topic. Session 3 will focus on Presentational Communication. The intended audience is ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    June 8, 2021 - Early Childhood Series Session 4: Reflecting on the Practice. Participants who share lesson plans or student work on the slide deck provided will have the opportunity to receive specific feedback from the presenter during this informal discussion session for ENL and Bilingual teachers, mainstream teachers, coaches, and support personnel in grades 1-2, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. 

    June 10, 2021 - Bridges Summer Institute, Administrator Course. A Guide to Implementing Bridges in Programming & Instruction. School and district administrators new to Bridges resources and programs will engage in a live, interactive online training to learn about model classrooms, curricular practices, and tools for observing Bridges classrooms. Participants will also engage in action planning to support teacher practice and student learning in the new school year. 3 CTLE credits will be provided. Contact admin@bridges-sifeproject.com to register and for information on earning CTLE. 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    June 11, 2021 - Bridges Summer Institute, Integrated ENL/ELA, Sheltered ELA/ENL Curriculum Professional Development. Assessing Student Writing. In this zoom conference, participants will review the specific learning goals of Integrated ELA using backwards design. Participants will also engage in collaborative tasks around assessment, using the Bridges Writing Rubric to analyze student work. 3 CTLE credits will be provided. Contact admin@bridges-sifeproject.com to register and for information on earning CTLE. 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    June 12, 2021 - Instituto Cervantes of New York organizes the XXX Symposium on Children and Young Adult Literature which will take place via Online (Zoom). The Symposium aims to contribute to NYC teachers’ professional development by means of registering to symposium with the author awarded with the Spanish National Prize for Children’s and Young Adults Literature as well as with specialists in children’s illustrated books and in teachers’ training. Given the current situation - COVID-19, the Symposium will be divided into three consecutive weeks as follows in the program. The Symposium will be held in Spanish. María Quintana "La explotación didáctica de la literatura y la ilustración infantil y juvenil" 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  

    June 14, 2021 - ELL Leadership Focus Group Session 3. During the third session participants will: identify the external factors, opportunities, and threats, to programs and services for English Learners as related to the results of the Needs Assessment; continue to use the SWOT analysis; engage in small group discussions; and share out their findings. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    June 19, 2021 - Instituto Cervantes of New York organizes the XXX Symposium on Children and Young Adult Literature which will take place via Online (Zoom). The Symposium aims to contribute to NYC teachers’ professional development by means of registering to symposium with the author awarded with the Spanish National Prize for Children’s and Young Adults Literature as well as with specialists in children’s illustrated books and in teachers’ training. Given the current situation - COVID-19, the Symposium will be divided into three consecutive weeks as follows in the program. The Symposium will be held in Spanish. Rosario Bernabéu y Clara Gorman "El uso de la literatura infantil y las imágenes en las clases de ELE para niños" 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    June 22nd or June 23rd, 2021 - Next Generation ELA Learning Standards: Classroom Practices for Multilingual Learners. This webinar will focus on placing the speaking and listening standards at the center of teaching and learning with emphasis on developing metalinguistic awareness. Grouping students in flexible partnerships will be addressed as opportunities to access more complex ways of understanding and expression. The intended audience is for educators from k - 12th grades and is presented by Patricia Velasco EdD, Cecilia M. Espinosa PhD. 3:30 p.m - 4:40 p.m.

    June 28, 2021 - Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence and Chronic Stress. Educators are seeking ways to effectively support students. This interactive workshop will emphasize the urgent need for evidence-based teaching, relational, and leadership practices that focus on the many assets these students possess and how to create a strengths-based learning environment. Session for ENL, bilingual, mainstream teachers, Special Education teachers, counselors, psychologists, social workers serving ELLs/MLLs.  Dr. Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    June 29, 2021 - Beyond Crises: Overcoming Linguistic and Cultural Inequities in Communities, Schools and Classrooms. We have all been navigating unique times and often wonder how history will remember COVID-19.  With this as our collective experience, this interactive session will explore how we successsfully navigate current challenges on behalf of our ever-growing, ever-changing ELLs/MLLs.  Session for ENL, bilingual, mainstream teachers, Special Education teachers, counselors, psychologists, social workers ELLs/MLLs. Presented by Dr. Debbie Zacarian. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    June 30, 2021 - Fostering Equitable Approaches for Multilingual Learners. These sessions introduce an equity-based framework for accomplishing the critical goals of ensuring educators have knowledge of how the bilingual brain makes meaning of text in another language, which MLL scaffolds and modifications should be consistently utilized during literacy instruction, and how to analyze data through a multilingual rather than a monolingual lens. This event is for Assistant Principals, Principals and NYC DOE coaches and administrators supporting multilingual learners. Presenters: American Reading Company, Mario Palma and David Burns.  Session 1: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Register for one session only.

  • January 6, 2020 - Literacy Institute for High Schools - Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs with English Regents, Cohort 2. ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 9-12. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 10, 2020 - New Teacher Series: Training for New ENL Teachers: The Basics of ENL Delivery, (CR Part 154, Title III, Blueprint for ELL Success, Multilingual SIFE Screener, etc.) Varied and pertinent topics for new ENL teachers will be presented at each session. The fourth professional development workshop for new teachers will focus on the Bilingual Common Core Initiative, its theoretical foundations, and the importance of the New Language Arts Progressions (NLAP) and the Home Language Arts Progressions (HLAP). This interactive workshop will engage participants in using BCCI practices in language strands (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) while applying strategies/scaffolds using grade-level texts. Participants will analyze exemplars from EngageNY and then use what they have learned to develop lesson plans for a variety of readings provided by presenters, using specific strategies (i.e. scaffolds, differentiation) employed in these documents. Grades 3-12 ENL, bilingual teachers or mainstream content area teachers working with ELLs. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 10, 2020 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with NYC Title III Consortium, NYC Charter School Center and the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only.

    January 13, 2020 - Screening New Entrants for SIFE Services: Using The Multilingual SIFE Screener. The MLS is a statewide diagnostic tool created to determine Students with Interrupted/Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE) literacy levels in their home language in order to provide or design appropriate programs while planning deliberate instruction for: ENL teachers delivering ENL instruction in Stand-alone and Integrated, administrators supervising ENL programs. During this half-day session participants will be given an overview of what the Multilingual SIFE Screener measures. Participants who demonstrate an interest in initiating the SIFE Bridges Program in their schools, will be offered professional development in the spring and on-site once the program is initiated. Materials for the program will be provided by NYC RBERN in addition to regularly scheduled school visits to support teachers. This session is offered at no cost to the school. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    January 17, 2020 - Next Generation Standards- Hallmark Series, Session 3, Hallmark 3: Write to build language and knowledge. This sequential 4-part workshop series for all teachers who work with multilingual learners— including general education and bilingual content, language, literacy, and special education teachers and specialists. This series will prepare teachers to work with the four hallmarks of advanced literacies in contexts of linguistic and cultural diversity aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards. Each session structures opportunities to focus and sustain professional learning in diverse classroom contexts using a cycle of continuous improvement. It is recommended that participants register for all sessions of the series, as it will be interconnected to previous sessions. Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Field. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 27, 2020 - New York State Institute on Social Emotional Perspectives for ELLs/MLLs, Bridging Two Worlds: Supporting Newcomer and Refugee Youth. Audience: ENL, Bilingual and mainstream teachers, administrators, social workers, school psychologists, NYC DOE personnel supporting newcomers, coaches supporting ENL teachers. This institute will focus on the social and emotional needs of newcomers and refugee youth. Participants will be provided with practical strategies and will be engaged in numerous activities to help refugee children and youth. Lessons will be provided in context to help support the healing of children/youth with several examples of how these activities could be adapted to meet the needs of ELL/MLLs in a variety of contexts. Presenter: Dr. Jan Stewart. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, Corrigan Center, 12th Floor, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 30, 2020 - WIT 103, Intermediate Notetaking and the Essay. This three-day workshop in collaboration with the NYC Charter Schools' ELL Consortium builds on knowledge gained in both WIT 101 (sentences) and WIT 102 (the paragraph). It layers in the additional skills students need to write strong essays as well as to support close reading of and writing about complex texts. It is appropriate for any educator who seeks a deeper understanding of the WIT note-taking skills, full essay writing and/or application of WIT strategies to extended writing on standards-aligned summative state assessments. This workshop is appropriate for teachers of students in grades 4-12 across content areas who have completed WIT 101 & 102. NYC Charter School Center. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

    January 31, 2020 - Early Childhood Literacy Institute, Literacy Instruction: ESTRATEGIAS PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA LECTOESCRITURA EN ESPAÑOL EN PK-3 This session, conducted in Spanish, explores Spanish language and literacy instruction with a focus on vocabulary building and reading comprehension in the early childhood grades PK-3. Through a series of interconnected activities, participants engage with literacy strategies to develop academic language and build vocabulary. The session focuses on a balanced approach to developing early literacy in Spanish in grades PK-3 with an orientation toward authentic language and literacy engagement through children's literature. Participants will engage in Spanish literacy activities designed for PK-3 bilingual classrooms. Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero, grades PK - 3, for Bilingual teachers in DL or TBE programs Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 31, 2020 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) WIT FOR SCIENCE: SUPPORTING ELLs/MLLs: WRITING IS THINKING THROUGH THE SCIENCE STANDARDS Session 1, This workshop is appropriate for teachers of Science working with English language learners in grades 3-12 and co-teachers in the ENL classroom. Special attention will be paid to designing entry points for students with varying levels of proficiency in English and the writing of content and language objectives. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Hall Lounge 109, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 7, 2020 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with the NYC Title III Consortium, NYC Charter School Center, and the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only.

    February 10, 2020 - Literacy Institute for High Schools - Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs with English Regents, Cohort 2. ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 9-12. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 14, 2020 - Next Generation Standards- Hallmark Series, Session 4, Hallmark 4: Study a small set of high-utility vocabulary words to build breadth and depth of knowledge. This sequential 4-part workshop series for all teachers who work with multilingual learners— including general education and bilingual content, language, literacy, and special education teachers and specialists. This series will prepare teachers to work with the four hallmarks of advanced literacies in contexts of linguistic and cultural diversity aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards. Each session structures opportunities to focus and sustain professional learning in diverse classroom contexts using a cycle of continuous improvement. It is recommended that participants register for all sessions of the series, as it will be interconnected to previous sessions. Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Field. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 20, 2020 - Bridges Turnkey Training, Webinar by Invitation Only. Integrated ELA, a collaboration with Bridges to Academic Success, Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

    February 24, 2020 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) WIT FOR SCIENCE: SUPPORTING ELLs/MLLs: WRITING IS THINKING THROUGH THE SCIENCE STANDARDS, Session 2. This workshop is appropriate for teachers of Science working with English language learners in grades 3-12 and co-teachers in the ENL classroom. Special attention will be paid to designing entry points for students with varying levels of proficiency in English and the writing of content and language objectives. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Hall Lounge 109 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 27, 2020 - Bridges Turnkey Training, Webinar by Invitation Only. Standalone ENL, a collaboration with Bridges to Academic Success, Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

    February 28, 2020 - Bronx College and Career Fair. The Bronx UFT and the NYCDOE Bronx Borough Office is hosting its annual borough-wide college and career fair for high school students, parents, and counselors. Admissions recruiters from over 100 colleges and universities will be on hand to meet with students applying to post-secondary institutions in the Fall of the 2020-2021 school year. Additionally, organizations that provide ancillary support services will be present to provide information for students and counselors. United Federation of Teachers, (UFT) Bronx Borough Office, 2500 Halsey Street, Bronx N.Y. 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    March 6, 2020 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with NYC Title III Consortium, NYC Charter School Center, and the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only.

    March 7-9, 2020 - The Angelo Del Toro Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PRHYLI) is an innovative collaboration with the NYS Assembly/Senate Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force in conjunction with the annual SOMOS El Futuro conference, Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages, the New York State City Board of Education, and other agencies as appropriate. The outcome, of these meetings and networking opportunities, is a legislative agenda focused on meeting the needs of Hispanic communities across the Empire State. Albany, N.Y.

    March 9, 2020 - Webinar, American Reading Company: Spanish Literacy. This is an ongoing webinar series to provide specific instructional strategies for Transitional Bilingual Education and Dual Language educators in NYC District 9, By Invitation Only.

    March 9, 2020 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) WIT FOR SCIENCE: SUPPORTING ELLs/MLLs: WRITING IS THINKING THROUGH THE SCIENCE STANDARDS, Session 3. This workshop is appropriate for teachers of Science working with English language learners in grades 3-12 and co-teachers in the ENL classroom. Special attention will be paid to designing entry points for students with varying levels of proficiency in English and the writing of content and language objectives. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Hall Lounge 109, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    March 19 - 21, 2020 - CANCELED NYSABE New York State Association for Bilingual Education 43rd Annual Conference - Fostering Collaborative Instructional Leadership in Bilingual Education: Equity in Action. Crowne Plaza, White Plains, N.Y. Keynote Title: Equity and Bilingual Education: Language Rights and the Empowerment of English Learners. The featured Keynote Speaker on March 20 is the distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and Faculty Director for the Center for the Transformation of Schools at UCLA. He is a critically acclaimed scholar, a dynamic speaker and committed activist. His work focuses on a broad range of issues related to education, social justice, and public policy. He is the author of several best-selling books and is a highly sought-after public speaker and international consultant.

    March 24, 2020 - CANCELED Strengthening Community Schools: Cultural Responsiveness in the Classroom and the School Community All Principals, Assistant Principals, Community School Directors, and Parent Coordinators are invited to attend. This day of professional development will provide attendees with practical strategies to make their school communities more culturally responsive to the students and families that they serve. In addition to providing foundational knowledge on the topic, attendees will learn the connections between cultural responsiveness and greater academic achievement, as well as how to work with teachers and school staff to form a more culturally responsive school community. Please Note: Teachers are expected to attend with their principal and/or assistant principal. CSA Headquarters, 40 Rector Street, 12th Floor, Founders Hall, New York, New York 10006. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    April 3, 2020 VIRTUAL - 3 Hour Session - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with NYC Title III Consortium, NYC Charter School Center, and the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only

    April 8, 2020 WEBINAR - Fordham RBERN & CSTAC Present: Trauma & The Coronavirus Crisis:
    Impact on Students and Families A Live Discussion with Dr. Amelio D'Onofrio
    This special event will focus on the unique impacts that this crisis is having on our core constituencies of ELL students and community school students, and the different ways we can provide support to our students and families during this difficult time.

    April 20, 2020 - WEBINAR World Languages Update for NYSED Guidance, LOTE Teachers. Select one of the following 7 time periods for information regarding forthcoming June, 2020 details for exams. Facilitator: Candace Black, Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages, World Language Associate, NYSED

    9 - 9:50 a.m.
    Meeting ID: 942 6591 4262
    Password: OBEWL2020

    10 - 10:50 a.m.
    Meeting ID: 970 3893 1432
    Password: OBEWL2020

    11 - 11:50 a.m.
    Meeting ID: 990 1231 8756
    Password: OBEWL2020

    12 - 12:50 p.m.
    Meeting ID: 928 3476 9070
    Password: OBEWL2020

    1 - 1:50 p.m.
    Meeting ID: 960 6106 9449
    Password: OBEWL2020

    2 - 2:50 p.m.
    Meeting ID: 963 6418 3412
    Password: OBEWL2020

    3 - 3:50 p.m.
    Meeting ID: 926 1117 7744
    Password: OBEWL2020

    April 21, 2020 WEBINAR -Bridges Sheltered ENL/ELA Program Orientation, A 2-PART ORIENTATION COURSE WITH A SELF-PACED ONLINE LEARNING MODULE Serving Newcomers with Developing Literacy in Home Language bridges-sifeproject.com April 21, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. and May 19, 2 - 3 p.m., The Bridges Orientation introduces new teachers and administrators to the Bridges curriculum for teaching SIFE with Developing Literacy and guides questions around implementation. Participants watch videos, complete an assessment, and participate in a live Q&A Choose 1 Date

    April, 2020 - May, 2020 Wellness Sessions/SEL For ELL Educators as we are experiencing current conflicts during the shelter at home COVID-19 quarantine. Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution During a Time of Crisis 11 sessions on conflict and the era of COVID 19 Pre-recorded and to be launched on the following topics, additional titles are forthcoming.

    Video 1 - Introduction of speaker on the series
    Video 2 - Stating the Obvious and Accepting What Is
    Video 3 - Controlling the Uncontrollable - Establishing Routine in Controlled Chaos
    Video 4 - Conflict management and De-Escalation techniques for Self and Others
    Video 5 - Acknowledging, Accepting, Naming and Allowing Feelings
    Video 6 - Making Mistakes - Allowing yourself room to fail, grow and change
    Video 7 - Healthy Communication Skills - Role Playing Usable Language
    Video 8 - Mindfulness Techniques and Stress Relief Strategies that work for you
    Video 9 - Healthy Use of Technology (Social Media, Television, Gaming and More)
    Video 10 -Time Management- I used to say I didn't have time and now I have too much
    Video 11 - Reaching Out for Help - Now is not the time to do this on your own

    May 1, 2020 - WEBINARS for ELL Parents. These 3 10-minute pre-recorded webinars for parents will address the following: reflecting on shifting roles during school closures: Transitioning from conventional learning to remote learning, Learn strategies to supporting distance learning: creating a safe-quiet-learning space, and Planning for the rest of the school year Presented by Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner

    Webinar 1: Reflecting on Shifting Roles during School Closures
    Webinar 2: Implementing Strategies for Supporting Your Children's Distance Learning
    Webinar 3: Planning for the Remainder of the School Year and Preparing for the Summer

    May 1, 2020 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with NYC Title III Consortium, NYC Charter School Center, and the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only

    May 8, 2020 - Webinar, American Reading Company: Spanish Literacy. This is an ongoing webinar series to provide specific instructional strategies for Transitional Bilingual Education and Dual Language educators in NYC District 9, By Invitation Only.

    May 11, 2020 - Presentation, ELL STUDENTS AND THE NYS NEXT GENERATION ELA LEARNING STANDARDS SERIES Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the virtual classroom. Recorded Session for teachers, including ENL, coaches, and supervisors. Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society, which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants develop an understanding of the rationale for these changes, as well as, Advanced Literacies and their implications for instruction in Bilingual, ENL and Integrated classrooms. Presenter: Elsie Berardinelli

    May 15, 2020 - WEBINAR for Educators. 12 - 1 p.m. Scaffolding Content Distance Learning for ELLs. In this 60-minute session participants will define scaffolding for ELLs, explore strategies for scaffolding distance learning, apply a 5-step framework to scaffold content instructions for ELLs in a distance learning environment Presented by Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner

    May 19, 2020 - WEBINAR - Bridges Sheltered ENL/ELA Program Orientation, A 2-PART ORIENTATION COURSE WITH A SELF-PACED ONLINE LEARNING MODULE Serving Newcomers with Developing Literacy in Home Language. April 21, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. May 19, 2 - 3 p.m., The Bridges Orientation introduces new teachers and administrators to the Bridges curriculum for teaching SIFE with Developing Literacy and guides questions around implementation. Participants watch videos, complete an assessment, and participate in a live Q&A. Choose 1 Date

    May 20, 2020 - Presentation - Mathematics Instruction in the Virtual Classroom, Grades 9-12. Session 1: 12 - 1:15 p.m. Mathematics teachers working with ELLs/MLLs need to consider not only the students’ mathematics skills in the Home Language (HL) but also their language proficiency levels. The goal is to offer opportunities where both the math content and the language of mathematics is acquired by students in daily lessons in the content area classroom or supported Integrated ENL. Due to COVID 19, virtual learning sessions will require the active engagement of ELL students in learning mathematical concepts while providing opportunities for students to communicate and interact with one another as partners or in groups.

    May 21, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons remotely.The registration link follows each description.

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 3 and 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h
    Grades 5 and 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q
    Grades 7 and 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

    Day 1
    Grades 3-4 | Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
    Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
    Webinar: Math in the Virtual Classroom

    May 22, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons remotely.The registration link follows each description.

    LIVE Webinar Series - Grade Bands - Content

    Day 2

    Grades 7-8 | Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
    Webinar: Math in the Virtual Classroom

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 7 and 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

    May 27, 2020 - Presentation - Mathematics Instruction in the Virtual Classroom, Grades 9-12. Session 2: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Mathematics teachers working with ELLs/MLLs need to consider not only the students’ mathematics skills in the Home Language (HL) but also their language proficiency levels. The goal is to offer opportunities where both the math content and the language of mathematics is acquired by students in daily lessons in the content area classroom or supported Integrated ENL. Due to COVID 19, virtual learning sessions will require the active engagement of ELL students in learning mathematical concepts while providing opportunities for students to communicate and interact with one another as partners or in groups.

    May 27, 2020 - Pre-recorded Session, ELL STUDENTS AND THE NYS NEXT GENERATION ELA LEARNING STANDARDS SERIES Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the virtual classroom. Recorded Session teachers, including ENL, coaches, and supervisors. Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society, which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways, and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants develop an understanding of the rationale for these changes, as well as, Advanced Literacies and their implications for instruction in Bilingual, ENL, and Integrated classrooms. Presenter: Elsie Berardinelli

    May 28, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade-level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons remotely. The registration link follows each description.

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 3 and 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h
    Grades 5 and 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q
    Grades 7 and 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

    Day 3
    Grades 3-4 | Time: 12 - 1:15 p.m.
    Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:45 - 3 p.m.
    Creating Standards Aligned Lessons: Unpacking a Standard and Mapping Instruction

    May 29, 2020 - WEBINAR for Administrators. 12 - 1 p.m., Advocacy, Leadership, and Collabortion in ELL Distance Learning. In this 60-minute session participants will: Learn and apply strategies for advocating for ELLs in distance learning, Learn and reflect on leadership skills to support ELLs in distance learning, Learn and discuss strategies to collaborate in service of ELLs in distance learning. Presented by Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner

    May 29, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade-level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons remotely.

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 3 and 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h
    Grades 5 and 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q
    Grades 7 and 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

    Day 4
    Grades 7-8 | Time: 12 - 1:15 p.m.
    Creating Standards Aligned Lessons: Unpacking a Standard and Mapping Instruction

    June 4, 2020 - El uso de videos para el desarrollo de la lectoescritura bilingüe en grados de K-2 para el aprendizaje virtual This virtual webinar presents ways to use Spanish language videos, including video books and content area videos, in the K-2 bilingual and dual language classrooms to develop Spanish literacy, including listening comprehension, vocabulary building and writing skills. The session will be conducted entirely in Spanish and will explore activities that bilingual and dual language K-2 teachers can use with students remotely. Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero

    June 4, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons remotely.The registration link follows each description.

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 3 and 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h
    Grades 5 and 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q

    Day 5

    Grades 3-4 | Time: 12 - 1:15 p.m.
    Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:45 - 3 p.m.
    1. Model Math Lesson: Teachers engage in mathematical activity followed by a debrief facilitated by the presenter
    2. Exploring virtual math resources and/or tools

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 3 & 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h
    Grades 5 & 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q

    June 5, 2020 - Webinar, American Reading Company: Spanish Literacy. This is an ongoing webinar series to provide specific instructional strategies for Transitional Bilingual Education and Dual Language educators in NYC District 9, By Invitation Only.

    June 5, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade-level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons remotely.The registration link follows each description.

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 7 and 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

    Day 6
    Grades 7-8 | Time: 12 - 1:15 p.m.
    1. Model Math Lesson: Teachers engage in mathematical activity followed by a debrief facilitated by the presenter
    2. Exploring virtual math resources and/or tools

    Please note that in order to access these classrooms, a user must sign in with their personal Google account. Access will not be possible if you are logged in with a school-based Google account.

    Grades 7 and 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

    June 9, 2020 - 12 - 2 p.m. Postponed to July 23, 2020  El uso de videos para el desarrollo de la lectoescritura bilingüe en grados de 3-6 para el aprendizaje virtual. This virtual webinar presents ways to use Spanish language content area videos, in the 3-6 bilingual and dual language classrooms to develop Spanish literacy, including listening comprehension, vocabulary building, and writing skills. We will discuss how videos can be used as a scaffold for introducing new concepts and as a springboard for writing. The session will be conducted entirely in Spanish and will explore activities that bilingual and dual language teachers in grades 3-6 can use with students remotely. Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero

    June 10, 2020 -  12 - 1:15 p.m. Teacher/Administrator Webinar: Working with Multilingual Learners with Special Needs in a Virtual Setting.All educators are working under unprecedented circumstances to deliver instruction to their students through virtual learning.  When the student is a multilingual learner with special needs, providing federally-mandated free, appropriate, special education services, specially designed instruction, and English Language Development services becomes much more complex.  In this webinar, we examine ways to improve communication and collaboration with parents and students in order to provide relevant individualized instruction within the strengths of home and family context.  We will learn a framework for determining the best alignment between instructional and IEP goals and technology use, as well as considerations of disability-related needs and strategies for virtual learning.  While our current conditions may pose new challenges, it also poses opportunities for better understanding and collaboration between home and school. Presenter: Dr. Julie Esparza Brown | PLUSS Handout

    June 11, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade-level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons remotely. The registration link follows each description.

    LIVE Webinar Series - Grade Bands - Content

    Day 7
    Grades 3-4 | Time: 12 - 1:15 p.m.
    Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:45 - 3 p.m.
    1. Model Math Lesson: Teachers engage in mathematical activity followed by a debrief facilitated by the presenter.
    2. Exploring virtual math resources and/or tools

    Register for Grade Bands Day 7

    June 12, 2020 - Generation Ready Group Mathematics. A series of virtual sessions for grades 3 - 8. Learning Mathematics Virtually: May 2020 to June 2020. This LIVE Webinar Series will be conducted by grade bands to allow grade-level conversations while working with Mathematics standards. It is offered to teachers of ELLs/MLLs in delivering math lessons

    Day 8

    Grades 7-8 | Time: 12 - 1:15 p.m.
    1. Model Math Lesson: Teachers engage in mathematical activity followed by a debrief facilitated by the presenter.
    2. Exploring virtual math resources and/or tools

    Register for Grade Bands Day 8

    June, 2020
    Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution in a Time of Crisis for Parents in collaboration with the Fordham CSTAC and the NYS Language RBERN at NYU Presented by Sara Steinweiss. This series will be launched on the following topics in multiple languages. Additional information is forthcoming.

    Presentation 1 Accepting What Is
    Presentation 2 Controlling the Uncontrollable
    Presentation 3 Conflict Management and DeEscalation Techniques
    Presentation 4 Acknowledging, Accepting and Allowing
    Presentation 5 Mindfulness Techniques and Stress Relief
    Presentation 6 Reaching Out for Help - Now is Not the Time to Do This On Your Own

    Spanish Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution Series for Parents:
    Spanish Mindfulness Presentation 1
    Spanish Mindfulness Presentation 2
    Spanish Mindfulness Presentation 3
    Spanish Mindfulness Presentation 4
    Spanish Mindfulness Presentation 5
    Spanish Mindfulness Presentation 6

    Chinese Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution Series for Parents:
    Chinese Mindfulness Presentation 1
    Chinese Mindfulness Presentation 2
    Chinese Mindfulness Presentation 3
    Chinese Mindfulness Presentation 4
    Chinese Mindfulness Presentation 5
    Chinese Mindfulness Presentation 6

    June 15, 2020 - MAMA THE ALIEN /MAMÁ LA EXTRATERRESTRE Charla con el autor René Colato Laínez, Author’s Chat with Rene Colato Laínez The Immigrant Experience -Grades K-5 During this chat, the author will guide participants in the use of mentor texts in the bilingual and dual language classroom. This chat will be conducted in Spanish during which time the author will build on a story or an idea while using students’ background to engage them creatively and constructively with a story line that reflects their diversity of experiences. The immigrant experience will be the primary focus of the chat.  The discussion addresses the social and emotional needs of immigrant students, and the importance of culturally responsive education. How do we support ELL/MLLs and their families in this current time of crisis? 12 - 1 p.m.

    June 13, 20, 27, 2020 - Instituto Cervantes of New York is holding the XXIX Symposium on Children and Young Adult Literature, XXIX Simposio de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil (En Línea) 13, 20 y 27 de junio 2020 which will take place Online (via Zoom) on three consecutive Saturdays: June 13, 20, and 27, 2020. The Symposium aims to contribute to NYC teachers’ professional development. The symposium will include the author awarded with the Spanish National Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, in addition to specialists in children’s illustrated books and in teachers’ training. Given the current situation - COVID-19, the Symposium will be divided into three consecutive Saturdays as follows in the program. This Webinar series will be conducted in Spanish for: Home Language Arts Spanish Teachers, Spanish Foreign Language Teachers, LOTE Spanish Teachers, and LOTE Assistant Principals.

    Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Raimon Portell, winner of the National Prize for Children's and Young People's Literature, presents his work and his book Camins d'Aigua. 12pm - 1pm The journey, the great adventure. By Raimon Portell.

    Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tell me another vignette: the magic of transferring traditional Hispanic American stories to comics by María Eugenia Santana (Professor at UNIS and Senior Member of TOON Educational Team)

    Saturday, June 27, 2020 - 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. The creation of an album illustrated by Miguel Pang Ly 12pm - 1pm Didactic workshop based on The Creation of a Picture Book and the use of the book in the classroom by Miguel Pang Ly

    June 22, 2020 - Instituto Cervantes New York Teacher Training Seminar Manos A La Tecla: Del Aula A La Pantalla y de la Tiza al Cursor Juan Garcia–Araez for Spanish LOTE teachers teaching over 4 years, from 4 - 7 p.m. This Webinar will be held in Spanish.

    June 29, 2020 - Best Practices to Promote Growth Mindset in ELLs (grades 7-12) 12 - 2 p.m. We have all learned a great deal about ourselves and our students as learners from our experiences during the pandemic shutdown.   It has become crystal clear that the learner’s mindset is indicative of his or her capacity to succeed.  As we move forward into a “better normal” we have an amazing opportunity to rethink how we teach.  This two-hour webinar is designed to look at a variety of best practices for ELLs through the lens of a Growth Mindset.  Participants will review how to promote a Growth Mindset through scaffolding structures and processes, learning targets, formative assessments, and descriptive, actionable feedback.

    June 30, 2020 - Best Practices to Promote Growth Mindset in ELLs (grades K-6) 12 - 2 p.m.We have all learned a great deal about ourselves and our students as learners from our experiences during the pandemic shutdown.  It has become crystal clear that the learner’s mindset is indicative of his or her capacity to succeed.  As we move forward into a “better normal” we have an amazing opportunity to rethink how we teach.  This two-hour webinar is designed to look at a variety of best practices for ELLs through the lens of a Growth Mindset.  Participants will review how to promote a Growth Mindset through scaffolding structures and processes, learning targets, formative assessments, and descriptive, actionable feedback.

  • January 9, 2019 - Long-Term ELL Institute, Series. for ENL teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 6 - 12. Presenters: Dr. Nancy Cloud and Elizabeth Hartung Cole at Fordham University Lincoln Center and Rose Hill Campuses 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m.

    January 11, 2019 - WITSI Series for ENL, ENL 102 with a Focus on English Regents. Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 7- 12 Presenter: Michelle Brochu Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 14, 2019 - Literacy Institute for High Schools - Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs with English Regents, Part 2. ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 16, 2019 - Embedding Best Practices in World Languages/LOTE Classrooms. The NYS Seal of Biliteracy: Supporting and Developing Rigorous Capstone Projects, in collaboration with the NYC DOE. For LOTE, ENL teachers, guidance counselors and administrators. Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 18, 2019 - ESSA Series for ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades K - 5, NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    January 24, 2019 - High School Session By Invitation Only: Designing Effective Programs to Increase ELL/MLL Graduation Rates, Reflecting on ELL Data Systems (REDS) for selected high school administrators, counselors, ENL coordinators and parent coordinators.Fordham University Rose Hill Campus. 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    January 26, 2019 - FAFSA Completion Event and College and Career Workshops for Parents of ELLs/MLLs and Students, Collaboration with Hispanic Federation and College Goal NY. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    January 28, 2019 - NYS/NYC Special Education Teacher Institute for ENL First Session, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers, Coaches and Administrators who are working with ELLs/MLLs Developing Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)/ RTI2 for English Language Learners (ELLS), Presenter: Cristina Sanchez Lopez. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 1, 2019 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute for ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 3 - 12. Differentiating Instruction and Assessment for Multi-Lingual Learners. Presenter: Dr. R. Field. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 6, 2019 - Integrated ENL: Co-Teaching Models in Practice, grades 3-12, Establishing a Foundation for an Authentic Collaborative Relationship, Session 1 for new ENL and content area teachers who are co-teaching for integrated ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, coaches or administrators supervising ENL and content teachers. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 8, 2019 - NECTFL (Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Conference. Preparing High School Students for the Seal of Biliteracy. Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert, Co-Presenters: E. Herrera and D. Szalkiewicz of Lehman High School, Bronx, NY. New York City Hilton

    February 8, 2019 - WITSI Series for ENL, ENL 102 with a Focus on English Regents. Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 7- 12 Presenter: Michelle Brochu Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 9, 2019 - Next Generation Learning Standards: Advanced Literacies for ELLs/MLLs Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society, which requires Advanced Literacies as required under the Next Generation Learning Standards. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competencies that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants will be introduced to the rationale for these changes, develop an understanding of Advanced Literacies and their implications for instruction in Bilingual, ENL elementary classrooms. During this session administrators will leave with a set of protocols that support the intentional teaching of advanced literacies in the Integrated ENL classroom. Lead Presenter’s Name: Eva Garcia, NYS/NYC RBERN Executive Director, Fordham University; Luis Quan, Assistant Principal PS 73X

    February 11, 2019 - Long-Term ELL Institute, Series. for ENL teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 6 - 12. Presenter: Elizabeth Hartung Cole at Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m.

    February 15, 2019 - ESSA Series for ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 6 - 8, NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    February 16, 2019 - FAFSA Completion Event and College and Career Workshops for Parents of ELLs/MLLs and Students, Collaboration with Hispanic Federation and College Goal NY. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    February 25, 2019 - Literacy Institute for High Schools - Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs with English Regents, Part 3: Using Student Data to Support Instruction and Build Student Efficacy in ELLs .ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m.

    February 28, 2019 - Designing Effective Programs to Increase ELL/MLL Graduation Rates. Social Emotional Issues that can Impact ELL/MLL Student Performance. Presenter: Fausto Salazar, Fordham University, Walsh Library, Room 041,Rose Hill Campus, Bronx, N.Y. 2 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

    February 28, 2019 - Spanish Literacy Institute for Teachers in Dual Language and Transitional Bilingual programs, coaches, NYC DOE support personnel responsible for, or supporting Spanish Literacy Instruction. In this professional development session, we will focus on Spanish writing development in grades 3-8. The session provides an overview of the process approach to writing, how to create spaces for daily classroom writing, and ways to increase students’ interest in writing in Spanish. Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    March 8, 2019 - Integrated ENL: Co-Teaching Models in Practice, grades 3-12, with a focus on identifying teacher goals and objectives while engaging in co-planning conversations about students and developing a co-planning strategy. Session for new ENL and content area teachers who are co-teaching for integrated ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, coaches or administrators supervising ENL and content teachers. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30a.m. - 3 p.m.

    March 11, 2019 - Early Childhood Series. Next Generation Literacy Learning Standards for K - 2 Educators working with ELLs/MLLs (Listening and Reading). Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus Presenter: S. Martinez

    March 12, 2019 - Embedding Best Practices in LOTE Classrooms Part 2 in collaboration with the NYC DOE. For LOTE, ENL teachers, guidance counselors and administrators. Presenters: Dr. R. Salavert, Fordham RBE-RN, Elisabeth Herrera, Lehman High School, Cristina Santiago-Campbell, Office of Assessment, Division of Teaching and Learning, NYC DOE Invited Guest: Candace Black, Director of World Languages, New York State Education Department. In-depth Learning Strategies and Teaching Practices that support the NY State Seal of Biliteracy This all-day session builds upon the instructional strategies discussed and shared on January 16,th .Following an overview by our guest speaker about the state of World Languages and the NYS Seal of Biliteracy in New York State, the presenters will guide participants in the analysis and discussion of lessons and the development of task-specific student - centered rubrics in the target language.Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    March 15, 2019 - NYS/NYC Special Education Teacher Institute for ENL, Second Session. Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers ,and administrators who are working with ELLs/MLLs; also including social workers, school psychologists, speech teachers in school teams making decisions on ELL referrals: IEPs. Inquiry-Based Problem Solving for English Language Learners within a Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS)/RTI2:Collaborative Practice. Presenters: Cristina Sanchez Lopez and Theresa Young. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    March 18, 2019 - Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the K-5 Classroom. For K-5 ENL, bilingual and co-teachers in integrated ENL, stand-alone programs, coaches, and supervisors.Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants will be introduced to the rationale for these changes, develop an understanding of Advanced Literacies and their implications for instruction in Bilingual, ENL and Integrated K-5 classrooms. In addition, participants will leave with a toolbox of strategies and protocols that support the intentional teaching of advanced literacies. Presenters: E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    March 21 - March 23, 2019 - New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) 42nd Annual Conference: Transforming Language Learners, Their Multiliteracies, and the World Through Bilingual Education. Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, N.Y.

    March 22, 2019 - 3rd Annual Bronx UFT College Fair. Bronx UFT Office. College Goal Coordinator: James Rodriquez. 2500 Halsey Street, Bronx, N.Y. 10461 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    March 28, 2019 - New York State Seal of Biliteracy Session. Annual TREC College Fair. Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus. 500 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    March 28, 2019 - Supporting SIFE in Integrated ENL or Stand-Alone. Presenter: Fausto Salazar, Fordham University, Walsh Library, Room 041, Rose Hill Campus, Bronx, N.Y. 2 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

    March 29, 2019 - ESSA Series for ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 9- 12, NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    April 1, 2019 - Early Childhood Series. Next Generation Literacy Learning Standards for K - 2 Educators working with ELLs/MLLs (Speaking and Writing). Presenter: S. Martinez. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus

    April 16, 2019 - Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the 6-8 Grade Classroom. For 6-8 ENL, bilingual and co-teachers in integrated ENL, stand-alone programs, coaches, and supervisors.Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants will be introduced to the rationale for these changes, develop an understanding of Advanced Literacies and their implications for instruction in Bilingual, ENL and Integrated 6-8 classrooms. In addition, participants will leave with a toolbox of strategies and protocols that support the intentional teaching of advanced literacies. Presenters: E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    April 29, 2019 - Integrated ENL: Co-Teaching Models in Practice. grades 3-12, with a focus on identifying teacher goals and objectives while engaging in co-planning conversations about students and developing a co-planning strategy. Session for new ENL and content area teachers who are co-teaching for integrated ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, coaches or administrators supervising ENL and content teachers. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 7, 2019 - Literacy Institute for High Schools. Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs/MLLs with English Regents. This one day session is a follow up to the 2018-2019 Series and is intended to support those teachers who attended the series this year. ENL teachers working in collaboration with ELA teachers, bilingual teachers and administrators and coaches who support ENL/ELA teachers. Other new teachers attending the series should understand that this is only for Part 3 of the English Regents but can also register. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 10, 2019 - Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the 9 - 12 Grade Classroom.For 9 - 12 ENL, bilingual and co-teachers in integrated ENL, stand-alone programs, coaches, and supervisors.Today’s ELL students must be able to communicate and navigate an increasing interconnected society which requires Advanced Literacies. Advanced literacies encompass a set of skills and competences that enable communication, spoken in increasingly diverse ways and with increasingly diverse audiences. In this session, participants will be introduced to the rationale for these changes, develop an understanding of Advanced Literacies and their implications for instruction in Bilingual, ENL and Integrated 9 - 12 classrooms. In addition, participants will leave with a toolbox of strategies and protocols that support the intentional teaching of advanced literacies. Presenters: E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 22, 2019 - Social Emotional Institute. Social Emotional Learning:Supporting Multilingual Learners/Immigrant Students and Families. This interactive session will provide teachers with some background knowledge and tools to support ELL/MLLs in classrooms and develop strategies to use throughout the school year. These tools will also prepare and inspire other students who may witness their classmates’ difficulties in a new country. Our focus includes learning to be sensitive, respectful and supportive in any school environment. We will create an understanding for establishing inclusive classrooms for immigrant students and their peers and provide interactive examples for classroom use by analyzing student profiles; role-play, group activities and planning for a Culturally Responsive Classroom while addressing the social-emotional needs of ELLs/MLLs. Audience: ENL, bilingual, content area teachers, administrators, counselors, social workers, parent coordinators working with newcomers and immigrant students at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Fordham University, Walsh Library, Flom Auditorium ,Rose Hill Campus, Bronx, N.Y. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 30, 2019 - Promising Practices Symposium - A Collaboration with NYC Department of Education Bronx Borough Field Support Center:"Celebrating Our Successes and Reflecting on 2018-2019 for Bronx Schools" Fordham University, Walsh Library, Flom Auditorium ,Rose Hill Campus, Bronx, N.Y. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 31, 2019 - Cervantes Symposium. El Instituto Cervantes de Nueva York celebra el XXVIII Simposio de literatura Infantil y Juvenil el viernes 31 de mayo de 2019 de 8 am a 3:00 pm. En esta edición el invitado es Juan Kruz Igerabide, Premio Nacional de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil 2018, por su obra Abecedario titiridario.Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street, New York, New York

    June 3, 2019 - ELL Focus Group Meeting.ELL Graduation Rates and Implications By Invitation Only. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    June 6, 2019 - NYS Office of Bilingual Education World Languages. World Languages in the 21st Century, Workshop for NYC in collaboration with NYSED and CUNY, LOTE Conference. NYS World Language Design for Global Proficiency. A one-day professional learning conference exploring major shifts in world language curriculum, assessment, and instruction in NYS.Queens College, Queens, N.Y. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    June 6, 2019 - Screening New Entrants for SIFE Services. AM Session or PM Session. During these half-day sessions participants will be given an overview of the Multilingual SIFE Screener. These hands-on sessions will prepare ENL teachers to use this instrument for the identification of new entrants who may be SIFE. Additionally, we will discuss the Stand-Alone and Integrated ENL instructional components of the SIFE Bridges Program, a program specifically designed to support SIFE students in literacy. Participants who demonstrate an interest in adopting the SIFE Bridges Program in the FALL of 2019-2020, will be offered professional development in mid-June. Materials for the program will be provided by the NYC RBERN Additionally, the RBERN will offer regularly scheduled school visits to support teachers, at no cost to the school. Intended audience is for ENL teachers delivering ENL instruction in Stand-alone and Integrated settings, and administrators supervising ENL programs. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. AM Session: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. PM Session 12:30 - 3.30 p.m.

    June 14, 2019 - National Board Certification for ENL, Bilingual or LOTE Teachers in collaboration with the United Federation of Teachers. Fordham University, Room 109, Lincoln Center Campus. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    July 16, July 17, July 18, 2019 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University, this three-session workshop covers the same foundational content as WIT 101(sentences to parallel revision), but is specifically geared to those who work with or who want to learn how to support students for whom English is a new language. The workshop adds to the WIT basket the use of oral language, home language and additional scaffolds to support vocabulary and thinking that enable multilingual students to communicate effectively in writing across content areas. The workshop addresses support for students at all levels of language proficiency, including SIFE. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    August 28, 2019 - Using NYSESLAT Data to Inform ELL Programming and Instruction. Register for only one day, the session will be the same for both days. During this half-day, interactive session school teams will use the RBERN tool to format the RLAT data for analysis. Participants will analyze NYSESLAT results and analyze outcomes in the four modalities of language to identify areas of need. At the end of the session, teams will develop an action plan for effective programming and instruction to include the following components: organization, staffing, student programming, and instructional efforts. Participants must bring a laptop and an electronic copy of the RLAT report (downloaded in spreadsheet form) from ATS. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library, FLOM Auditorium. 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    August 29, 2019 - Using NYSESLAT Data to Inform ELL Programming and Instruction.Register for only one day, the session will be the same for both days. During this half-day, interactive session school teams will use the RBERN tool to format the RLA data for analysis. Participants will analyze NYSESLAT results and analyze outcomes in the four modalities of language to identify areas of need. At the end of the session, teams will develop an action plan for effective programming and instruction to include the following components: organization, staffing, student programming, and instructional efforts. Participants must bring a laptop and an electronic copy of the RLAT report (downloaded in spreadsheet form) from ATS. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library, FLOM Auditorium . 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    September 10, 2019 - Training Institute for NYSITELL at the Diocese of Brooklyn, 310 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

    September 11, 2019 - Training Institute for NYSITELL at the Diocese of Queens and Brooklyn, Immaculate Conception Center, 3200 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, N.Y. 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

    September 23, 2019 - ESSA Series: NYSESLAT Transition Matrix - Using Data to Drive Instruction SELECT: AM session or PM session; audience: grades 3 - 12 ENL, Bilingual Teachers, content area teachers working with ELLs. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. Sessions: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. - or 12 - 3 p.m.

    September 24, 2019 - FAFSA Training for Counselors and Volunteers. A collaboration with College Goal NY will offer a Financial Aid Presentation for high schools and volunteer organizations to assist ELL students & parents with the college admissions process. The program will include: FAFSA completion events calendar, NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC), Presentation: FAFSA - TAP - Sen. Jose Peralta Dream Act,NYS Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAA). Participants: Teachers and Counselors supporting ELLs and their parents with the application process. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    September 25, 2019 - New Teacher Series: Training for New ENL Teachers: The Basics of ENL Delivery, (CR Part 154, Title III, Blueprint for ELL Success, Multilingual SIFE Screener, etc.) Varied and pertinent topics for new ENL teachers will be presented at each session. The first session in a series for new ENL teachers will focus on an examination of Commissioners Regulations Part 154 (CR Part 154), the New York State Education Department document that governs the implementation of programs for all ELL students. Participants will engage in a close review of the salient aspects as they relate to programming, instruction in Stand-alone and Integrated ENL settings. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they learn as they engage in related activities designed to hone their instructional skills. Participants will receive a copy of the book on Collaborative Co-Teaching by Andrea Honigsfeld. Grades 3-12 ENL, bilingual teachers or mainstream content area teachers working with ELLs. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Supporting English Language Learners in the Classroom, Best Practices for Distinguishing Language Acquisition from Learning Disabilities. Language or Disability? Series: 3 session series for ENL, bilingual teachers working with ELLs/ MLLs and mainstream content area teachers serving ELLs grades 3 - 12, Presenter: Julie Esparza-Brown

    October 3, 2019 - WIT 103, Intermediate Notetaking and the Essay. This three-day workshop in collaboration with the NYC Charter Schools' ELL Consortium builds on knowledge gained in both WIT 101 (sentences) and WIT 102 (the paragraph). It layers in the additional skills students need to write strong essays as well as to support close reading of and writing about complex texts. It is appropriate for any educator who seeks a deeper understanding of the WIT note-taking skills, full essay writing and/or application of WIT strategies to extended writing on standards-aligned summative state assessments. This workshop is appropriate for teachers of students in grades 4-12 across content areas who have completed WIT 101 & 102. NYC Charter School Center. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    October 4, 2019 - Next Generation Standards- Hallmark Series, Session 1, Hallmark 1: Work with engaging texts that feature big ideas and rich content. This sequential 4-part workshop series for all teachers who work with multilingual learners— including general education and bilingual content, language, literacy and special education teachers and specialists. This series will prepare teachers to work with the four hallmarks of advanced literacies in contexts of linguistic and cultural diversity aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards. Each session structures opportunities to focus and sustain professional learning in diverse classroom contexts using a cycle of continuous improvement. It is recommended that participants register for all sessions of the series, as it will be interconnected to previous sessions. Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Field. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 8, 2019 - Bridges Turnkey Training, Webinar by Invitation Only. Integrated ELA, a collaboration with Bridges to Academic Success, Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

    October 8, 2019 - Literacy Series for High School ENL Instruction. Curriculum Designed to Increase Engagement and Efficacy for ELLs. These sessions are for ENL, teachers and co-teachers responsible for designing and creating curriculum maps for Stand-alone or Integrated ENL. Participants are expected to attend the two-day series and actively engage in aligning and developing their own maps. Presenter: Liz Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives (LCI) Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 12, 2019 - FAFSA Completion Event, College and Career Workshop for Parents of ELLs/MLLs and students in Collaboration with College Goal NY. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. Hughes Hall. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    October 15, 2019 - Screening of "Immigration", a video series. This video series provides up to date information on policies and practices to support educators in creating safe and welcoming environments for immigrants. Following the screening, a panel with some of the video's participants and the producer will take place. Aaron Davis Hall, the City College of New York, 129 Convent Ave near West 135th St. 5 - 7 p.m.

    October 18, 2019 - Early Childhood Literacy Institute, Literacy Instruction: FUNDAMENTOS DE LA LECTOESCRITURA EN ESPAÑOL EN PK-3 This session, conducted in Spanish, provides an in-depth exploration of Spanish language and literacy features that also includes similarity/differences with English language and literacy, regional Spanish language differences and estadounidismos. The session begins with an overview of language features of Spanish and examines linguistic aspects that are particularly challenging for Spanish native speakers as well as young children acquiring it as a second language. We explore cross-linguistic connections and ways to increase students' metabilingual awareness that includes cultural aspects of the Spanish language. We also discuss various approaches to teaching early literacy in Spanish with a focus on a meaning-based orientation that develops discreet skills within authentic engagement with language and literacy, and through children's literature. Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero, grades PK - 3, for Bilingual teachers in DL or TBE programs Fordham University Rose Hill Campus 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 19, 2019 - FAFSA Completion Event, College and Career Workshop for Parents of ELLs/MLLs and students in Collaboration with College Goal NY. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. Hughes Hall. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    October 19, 2019 - 4th Annual Conference on Effective Instruction for English Language Learners. United Federation of Teachers (UFT) EXC-ELL-ing Conference. Featuring the following NYC RBE-RN presentations: Advanced Literacies Instruction: Academic Vocabulary and Language for NYS Next Generation P - 12 Learning Standards, Bilingual Students Build Life-long Practices through Conversations, Demystifying Literacy Instruction for the Early Childhood Teacher. UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10004. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    October 22, 2019 - 2019 NYS/NYC NYSED Parent Conference. Parents’ Rights and Advocacy for English Language/Multilingual Learners. In collaboration with the NYS Language RBERN and NYU this conference will highlight parents’ rights information essential to advocating for the success of ELLs/MLLs. For: Parents/Families, Parent Coordinators, ENL/Bilingual Coordinators and any other interested parties working directly with English Language Learners / Multilingual Learners. Kimmel Center, New York University. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    October 25, 2019 - New Teacher Series: Training for New ENL Teachers: The Basics of ENL Delivery, (CR Part 154, Title III, Blueprint for ELL Success, Multilingual SIFE Screener, etc.) Varied and pertinent topics for new ENL teachers will be presented at each session. The second professional development activity for new teachers will involve a deep look at the Blueprint for English Language Learner/Multilingual Learner (ELL/MLL) Success. The Blueprint encompasses eight principles that were purposefully developed as a statewide framework to clarify expectations for administrators, policymakers, and practitioners to prepare ELLs/MLLs for success (beginning in Prekindergarten), and to lay the foundation for college and career readiness. Participants will engage in a close analysis of each principle as it relates to instruction, parental involvement, assessments and collaborative relationships with colleagues. Following the analyses, participants will engage in interactive activities that address the instructional implications of principles 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8.Grades 3-12 ENL, bilingual teachers or mainstream content area teachers working with ELLs. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 25, 2019 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with NYC Title III Consortium, NYC Charter School Center and the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only.

    October 26, 2019 - FAFSA Completion Event, College and Career Workshop for Parents of ELLs/MLLs and students in Collaboration with College Goal NY and Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU). Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. Please note the FAFSA event is in Hughes Hall in the AM and the College Fair/Workshop is in McGinley Center, afternoon. 10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

    October 29, 2019 - Bridges Turnkey Training, Webinar by Invitation Only. Standalone ENL, a collaboration with Bridges to Academic Success, Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

    November 1 - 2, 2019 - NYS Association of Foreign Language Teachers, Inc.(NYSAFLT) 2019 Conference, 102nd Annual Conference. World Languages: Opening Doors and Making Connections. Fostering Advanced Literacies in the World Language Classroom: Session A. Presenter: R. Salavert, Ed.D Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

    November 8, 2019 - Literacy Series for High School ENL Instruction. Curriculum Designed to Increase Engagement and Efficacy for ELLs. These sessions are for ENL, teachers and co-teachers responsible for designing and creating curriculum maps for Stand-alone or Integrated ENL. Participants are expected to attend the two-day series and actively engage in aligning and developing their own maps. Presenter: Liz Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives (LCI) Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    November 8, 2019 - New York State Seal of Biliteracy (NYSSB) Information Session. Learn more about the NYSSB and activate your school's commitment to multiliteracy, multilingualism and college and career readiness. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

    November 15, 2019 - Literacy Institute for High Schools - Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs with English Regents, Cohort 2. ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 9-12. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    November 15, 2019 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only.

    November 16, 2019 - FAFSA Completion Event, College and Career Workshop for Parents of ELLs/MLLs and students in Collaboration with College Goal NY. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. Hughes Hall. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    November 18, 2019 - Social Emotional Learning (SEL): Raising Educators' Awareness to Promote Success for ELLs/MLLs Session for ENL, bilingual and mainstream teachers, counselors, school psychologists working with ELLs/MLLs, grades K - 12. Getting to Know Linguistically Diverse Students and Their Social Needs. This workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to explore and discuss key topics relating to NYS Social Emotional Learning Benchmarks by using an experiential format with participating school staff consisting of ENL, bilingual and mainstream teachers, counselors, school psychologists working with ELLs/MLLs. This session will identify impediments that affect students who come from different cultural, ethnic, linguistic and immigrant backgrounds. An outcome of the workshop is for participants to configure SEL plans that will address the identified groups and challenges they face. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    November 20, 2019 - New Teacher Series: Training for New ENL Teachers: The Basics of ENL Delivery, (CR Part 154, Title III, Blueprint for ELL Success, etc.) Varied and pertinent topics for new ENL teachers will be presented at each session. This is the third in a series of four professional development activities for new teachers and will offer an overview and discussions of the designated subgroups of ELLs and their instructional implications. Grades 3-12 ENL, and content area teachers working with ELLs are the recommended participants. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    November 22, 2019 - Next Generation Standards- Hallmark Series, Session 2, Hallmark 2: Talk and discussion to build both conversational and academic language. This sequential 4-part workshop series for all teachers who work with multilingual learners— including general education and bilingual content, language, literacy and special education teachers and specialists. This series will prepare teachers to work with the four hallmarks of advanced literacies in contexts of linguistic and cultural diversity aligned with the Next Generation Learning Standards. Each session structures opportunities to focus and sustain professional learning in diverse classroom contexts using a cycle of continuous improvement. It is recommended that participants register for all sessions of the series, as it will be interconnected to previous sessions. Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Field. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    November 23, 2019 - FAFSA Completion Event, College and Career Workshop for Parents of ELLs/MLLs and students in Collaboration with College Goal NY. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. Hughes Hall. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    December 6, 2019 - NYC Educator Review Panel. By Invitation Only. NYC Educator Review for Language Progressions Linguistic Demands: Alignment to Next Generation Learning Standards; a collaboration with NYSED/ Office of Bilingual Education, NYU Language RBERN and NYC RBERN at Fordham University. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 9, 2019 - Bridges Turnkey Training, Webinar by Invitation Only. Integrated ELA, a collaboration with Bridges to Academic Success, Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

    December 9, 2019 - Literacy Institute for High Schools - Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs with English Regents, Cohort 2. ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 9-12. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 10, 2019 - Early Childhood Series: Supporting ELLs/MLLs with Lifelong Practices of Readers and Writers in the Home Language, for K-2 Bilingual teachers in Transitional or Dual Language Programs. The New York State Next Generation Learning Standards emphasizes the lifelong practices of readers and writers in all grades. The introduction and development of these practices are most critical in grades K - 2. This Spanish literacy interactive session will focus on daily home language activities to include the four language modalities: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Presenter: S. Martinez. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 10, 2019 - WIT 103, Intermediate Notetaking and the Essay. This three-day workshop in collaboration with the NYC Charter Schools' ELL Consortium builds on knowledge gained in both WIT 101 (sentences) and WIT 102 (the paragraph). It layers in the additional skills students need to write strong essays as well as to support close reading of and writing about complex texts. It is appropriate for any educator who seeks a deeper understanding of the WIT note-taking skills, full essay writing and/or application of WIT strategies to extended writing on standards-aligned summative state assessments. This workshop is appropriate for teachers of students in grades 4-12 across content areas who have completed WIT 101 & 102. NYC Charter School Center. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    December 13, 2019 - Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry (WITsi) Offered in collaboration with the NYC Title III Consortium, NYC Charter School Center and the NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Fordham University. Train the Trainer Offered by Invitation Only.

    December 17, 2019 - Social Emotional Learning (SEL): Raising Educators' Awareness to Promote Success for ELLs/MLLs Session for ENL, bilingual and mainstream teachers, counselors, school psychologists working with ELLs/MLLs, grades K - 12. Rethinking: Culturally Responsive Education. Schools are challenged daily to address their students' needs. Relevant issues concerning linguistic, racial, ethnic, national origin, immigrant status, poverty, gender and/or religious differences will be explored. This workshop is designed to support teachers and other school-level staff to leverage these challenges by using culturally reponsive instructional practices. Case examples and roleplaying will be used to heighten an understanding about how these concerns affect ELL/MLL students, their families and school community as a whole. Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 19, 2019 - Bridges Turnkey Training, Webinar by Invitation Only. Standalone ENL, a collaboration with Bridges to Academic Success, Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), The Graduate Center, CUNY.

  • January 9, 2018 - Writing is Thinking Through Strategic Inquiry (WITSI) Cohort Training. Session 1, Presenter Dr. Nell Panero. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Hall, Room 109. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 12. 2018 - Literacy Institute - Linking Academic Language Development to Academic Writing for ELLs. Presenter: Dr. Ivannia Soto. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 19, 2018 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 3. Collaboration with NYC RSE-TASC, A Cultural - Linguistic Response to Intervention. Presenter: M. Villaroel. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Flom Auditorium. 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

    January 25, 2018 - English Language Learners Drop Out Task Force - A task force and collaboration with Fordham University Graduate School/ Center for Educational Partnerships, NYS/NYC RBERN at Fordham University, NYS Language RBERN at New York University, and the NYC DOE DELL Office. Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Hall 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    January 26, 2018 - Angelo Del Toro Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) Students will participate in a 5 session training program designed to teach them the various nuances of New York State Government. Participants will learn writing, debating, leadership skills and how a bill is passed by the New York State Assembly. The program culminates in an all-expense paid trip to Albany, New York from March 10- 12 2018 to participate in a Mock Assembly. - January 26 is the Last day for registration - High School Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to register; Seniors can apply until Friday, February 16, 2018

    January 29, 2018 - Angelo Del Toro Puero Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) Session at the Bronx Satellite at Walton Education Complex. 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

    January 29, 2018 - Literacy Institute Newcomers Session - Building Oral Language: Promoting Listening and Speaking in the Classroom; Newcomers with Native Language Literacy. Presenter: Dr. Nancy Cloud. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    January 30, 2018 - Bilingual Special Education Series. Reducing Disproportionate Representation of English Learners in Special Education: A Comprehensive Framework for Determining Difference from Disability. Presenter: Julie Esparza Brown, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p. m.

    February 2, 2018 - Writing is Thinking Through Strategic Inquiry (WITSI) Cohort Training Session 2, Presenter: Dr. Nell Panero Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 3, 2018 - NYCESPA Conference. What is ESSA and How Does It Impact Our English Language Learners? Presenter: E. Garcia. Brooklyn Marriott, Brooklyn, NY. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 5, 2018 - Angelo Del Toro Puero Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) Session at the Bronx Satellite at Walton Education Complex. 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

    February 6, 2018 - Bilingual Special Education Series. Literacy Development for English Learners with Disabilities. Session Consultant: Marta Villaroel. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p. m.

    February 9, 2018 - Literacy Institute Newcomers Session - Working Towards Grade Level Standards: Developing Newcomers' Reading and Writing Skills; Newcomers with Limited Schooling. Presenter: Dr. Nancy Cloud. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    February 9, 2018 - NECTFL Conference - Differentiating and Extending Communication Using ACTFL "Can Do" Statements. Presenter: Dr. Roser Salavert. NYC Hilton

    February 9, 2018 - NECTFL Conference - Using Poetry to Enhance Language Development in the LOTE Classroom. Presenter: Aileen Colón. NYC Hilton

    February 12, 2018 - Angelo Del Toro Puero Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) Session at the Bronx Satellite at Walton Education Complex. 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

    February 26, 2018 - Angelo Del Toro Puero Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) Session at the Bronx Satellite at Walton Education Complex. 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

    February 26, 2018 - Bilingual Special Education Series RTI for English Language Learners: Appropriately Using Screening and Progress Monitoring Data. Session Consultant: Julie Esparza Brown Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p. m

    March 1 - 3, 2018 - National Association for Bilingual Education NABE - Aligning the CCLS to Best Practices in Bilingual/ENL Instruction. Presenters: E. Garcia, D. Howitt.

    March 1 - 3, 2018 - National Association for Bilingual Education NABE - What is the New York State Seal of Biliteracy? Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert

    March 5, 2018 - Angelo Del Toro Puero Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) Session at the Bronx Satellite at Walton Education Complex. 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

    March 10 - 12, 2018 - Angelo Del Toro Puero Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) Albany, New York Session Mock Assembly

    March 15 - 17, 2018 - New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) Conference. Classroom Realities: Many Languages, Many Levels, One Teacher. Presenters: A.Colón, S. Martinez. Huntington Hilton, Melville, N.Y.

    March 15 - 17, 2018 - New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) Conference. Collaborative Co-Teaching: Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners. Presenters: E. Berardinelli, D. Howitt. Huntington Hilton, Melville, N.Y.

    March 15 - 17, 2018 - New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) Conference. How Can We Help Our Children Become College and Career Ready? Presenters: A. Colún, S. Martinez. Huntington Hilton, Melville, N.Y.

    March 15 - 17, 2018 - New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) Conference. The Impact of Talk and Conversations in Dual Language Classrooms. Presenter: R. Salavert, Ed.D. Huntington Hilton, Melville, N.Y.

    March 23 - March 24, 2018 - College and Career Readiness. UFT Bronx College Fair and Technical Education Expo. 2500 Halsey Street, Bronx, N.Y. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    March 26, 2018 - Writing is Thinking Through Strategic Inquiry 101 (WITSI) Cohort Training Session Presenter: Michelle Brochu Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Lounge Room 109, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    March 27, 2018 - Bilingual Special Education Series. Data-based Eligibility Special Education Decisions and Program Development for English Language Learners Session Consultant: Julie Esparza Brown Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p. m.

    April 16, 2018 - English Language Learners Drop Out Task Force - A task force and collaboration with Fordham University Graduate School/ Center for Educational Partnerships, NYS/NYC RBERN at Fordham University, NYS Language RBERN at New York University, and the NYC DOE DELL Office. Lincoln Center Campus

    April 26, 2018 - Bilingual Special Education Series. Partners in Practice: Tools for Para-professionals Supporting ELLs with Disabilities Session Consultant: Marta Villaroel. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Lounge Room 109, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 4, 2018 - Writing is Thinking Through Mathematics. What is the Language of Mathematics? Session 1 Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Lounge Room 109, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 11, 2018 - Bilingual Special Education Series. Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Evaluations. Session Consultant: Marta Villaroel. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Lounge, Room 109,. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 11, 2018 - National Board Certification for ENL, Bilingual or LOTE Teachers. In collaboration with the United Federation of Teachers. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Lounge, Room 109. 4 - 6 p.m.

    May 14, 2018 - English Language Learners Drop Out Task Force - A task force and collaboration with Fordham University Graduate School/ Center for Educational Partnerships, NYS/NYC RBERN at Fordham University, NYS Language RBERN at New York University, and the NYC DOE DELL Office. Lincoln Center Campus

    May 15, 2018 - Writing is Thinking Through Mathematics. What is the Language of Mathematics? Session 2 Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Lounge Room 109. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 23, 2018 - College and Career Readiness Grant 2019 Orientation Session for English Language Learners, A collaboration with NYC DOE DELLS. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. session or 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. session

    May 29, 2018 - Promising Practices Symposium - A Collaboration with Bronx Borough Support Support Center. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Flom Auditorium, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 30, 2018 - Spanish Literacy Institute. Follow- up Session/ Assessing Data, District 12 Cohort, American Reading Company, Presenter: Rebecca Murphy. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Campbell Hall. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    May 31, 2018 - Promising Practices Symposium - A Collaboration with Bronx Borough Support Support Center. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Flom Auditorium. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    June 1, 2018 - Cervantes Symposium: a Collaboration with the New York City Department of Education and the New York State Language RBERN at New York University. Cervantes Institute 211 East 49 Street, NY, NY.

    June 7, 2018 - English Language Learners Early Childhood Literacy Institute. How Can We Support our Dual Language Pre K through Grade 3 Students: How Can We Support Our Young Multilingual Learners?. Presenter: Karen N. Nemeth. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Flom Auditorium. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    June 7, 2018 - Literacy Institute. Advanced Literacy Instruction: Classroom Discussions. For High School Teachers, by invitation ONLY. Presenter: R. Salavert Ed.D.

    June 7, 2018 - Literacy Institute. Using the Home Language Arts Progressions. Presenters: E. Berardinelli, A. Colón, S. Martinez. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Campbell Hall. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    July 16, 17, 18, 2018 - Early Childhood Science Institute. Promoting Science Instruction in the ENL/Bilingual Classroom. Seedlings and the Plant World. Grades: Pre K - 2. Bronx Botanical Garden. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 1, 2018 - ENL and Co-Teaching Institute with Andrea Honigsfeld for New ENL Teachers and Co-Teachers. ENL, Bilingual, content area teachers working with ELLs in grades 3 - 12. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 2, 2018 - ENL and Co-Teaching Institute with Andrea Honigsfeld for Experienced ENL Teachers and Co-Teachers. ENL, Bilingual, content area teachers working with ELLs in grades 3 - 12. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 6, 2018 - College and Career FAFSA Completion Event for High School students and parents of ELLs/MLLs grade 12. James Rodriguez. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    October 9, 2018 - Hispanic Education Summit. The Graduate Center. City University of New York (CUNY). 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 12, 2018 - Next Generation Standards. ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus.Sessions: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12 - 3 p.m.

    October 13, 2018 - College and Career FAFSA Completion Event for High School students and parents of ELLs/MLLs grade 12. James Rodriguez. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    October 15, 2018 - English Language Learners Drop Out Task Force - A task force and collaboration with Fordham University Graduate School/ Center for Educational Partnerships, NYS/NYC RBERN at Fordham University, NYS Language RBERN at New York University, and the NYC DOE DELL Office. Lincoln Center Campus

    October 19, 2018 - Next Generation Standards. ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus.Sessions: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12 - 3 p.m.

    October 20, 2018 - 3rd Annual UFT Conference on Effective Instruction for English Language Learners "cELLebrating!"Advanced Literacies, ELL Instruction and the Next Generation Standards. Presenters: E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert, NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University. UFT Headquarters 52 Broadway, New York, New York 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    October 20, 2018 - 3rd Annual UFT Conference on Effective Instruction for English Language Learners "cELLebrating!"Collaborative Co-Teaching: Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt, NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University. UFT Headquarters 52 Broadway, New York, New York 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    October 20, 2018 - 3rd Annual UFT Conference on Effective Instruction for English Language Learners "cELLebrating!" Planning Non-Fiction Literacy Lessons in a Bilingual Classroom. Presenter: S. Martinez, NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University. UFT Headquarters 52 Broadway, New York, New York 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    October 22, 2018 - Special Education Series, for ENL, Bilingual teachers working with ELLs/MLLs in grades K - 8. Language Acquisition vs. Learning Disability. NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    October 25, 2018 - 2018 New York State Education Department (NYSED) Community Engagement Symposium. Working Together to Support ELLs/MLLs on the Road Towards High School Graduation. New York University. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    November 2, 2018 - WITSI Series for ENL, ENL 102 with a Focus on English Regents. Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 7- 12 Presenter: Michelle Brochu Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    November 3, 2018 - Annual Professional Conference for All Second Language Teachers (LOTE) Sponsored by The New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers of the United Federation of Teachers (NYCAFLT/UFT) and the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT). Celebrating Cultural Relevance in our LOTE Classrooms. UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York, New York 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    November 3, 2018 - College and Career FAFSA Completion Event for High School students and parents of ELLs/MLLs grade 12. James Rodriguez. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    November 6, 2018 - Long-Term ELL Institute, Series. for ENL teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 6 - 12. Presenters: Dr. Nancy Cloud and Elizabeth Hartung Cole at Fordham University Lincoln Center and Rose Hill Campuses 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m.

    November 6, 2018 - New York State World Languages Presentation. New York State World Languages in the 21st Century. New York State Education Department Keynote Presenter: Dr. Paul Sandrock, ACTFL. Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    November 9, 2018 - Literacy Institute for High Schools - Implementing Close Reading to Support ELLs with English Regents, Part 1 ENL, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner Centered Initiatives, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m.

    November 10, 2018 - College and Career FAFSA Completion Event for High School students and parents of ELLs/MLLs grade 12. James Rodriguez. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    November 16, 2018 - Next Generation Standards. For Grade 9 - 12, ELA, ENL, teachers, coaches and supervisors working with ELLs/MLLs NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus.Sessions: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    November 17, 2018 - CICU College Access Fair. The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities at Fordham University. Fair and Workshops for African-American/Black and Hispanic/Latino Students and their families. Rose Hill Campus.

    November 19, 2018 - Special Education Series, for ENL, Bilingual teachers working with ELLs/MLLs in grades K - 8. Observation Protocols in the ENL Classroom: Using Data and Classroom Observation Tools to Strengthen the CORE. NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 3, 2018 - WITSI Series for ENL ENL 102 with a Focus on English Regents, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 7- 12 Presenter: Michelle Brochu Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 7, 2018 - Spanish Literacy Institute for Bilingual teachers in DL or TBE Programs grades k - 8 Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 10, 2018 - Special Education Series, for ENL, Bilingual teachers working with ELLs/MLLs in grades K - 8 . Interventions and the ELL/Multilingual Learner: What is an Appropriate Intervention? NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 14, 2018 - Understanding the NYS Literacy Next Generation Learning Standards and Applying them in the 7 - 12 Classroom. For Content Area Teachers working with grades 7-12: Secondary Science, Math, Social Studies/Global, coaches, and supervisors. NYS/NYC RBERN Staff Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus.Sessions: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    December 17, 2018 - Long-Term ELL Institute, Series. for ENL teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Content Area Teachers working with ELLs/MLLs grades 6 - 12. Presenters: Dr. Nancy Cloud and Elizabeth Hartung Cole at Fordham University Lincoln Center and Rose Hill Campuses 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m.