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Regional Professional Development Resources

Presenters from our regional professional development events have kindly shared their PowerPoint presentations and participant handouts.

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March 2021 and Beyond

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February 2021

Language Series Session 2: Developing Oral Language Skills in the ENL Classroom, I. Soto (PowerPoint)

Frayer Model Flowmap: Handout 1     Frayer Model Template: Handout 2

Empowering Students to Make Sense of Complex Text. Tracking ELL Student Progress. February Session Learner-Centered Initiatives, L. Locatelli (PowerPoint)

LCI Webinar 3     Please note: In order to view this webinar follow these steps, 1. right click on the link, 2. open link in new tab, a word document will open- then control and click.

Progress Monitoring Program for ELLs, Small Group Sessions. Tracking ELL Student Progress. February Session, Handout 1: Empowering Students to Comprehend and Write Complex Text.  Learner-Centered Initiatives, L. Locatelli

Progress Monitoring Program for ELLs, Small Group Sessions. Tracking ELL Student Progress. February Session, Handout 2: Three Interrelated Keys to Empowering Students to Comprehend Complex Text. Learner-Centered Initiatives, L. Locatelli

January 2021

Best Practices to Promote a Growth Mindset Grades K-5. Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) Dr. L. Locatelli (PowerPoint)

Best Practices to Promote a Growth Mindset Grades 6-12. Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) Dr. L. Locatelli (PowerPoint)

Language Series Session 1 Devloping Oral Language Skills in the ENL Classroom. Dr. Ivannia Soto   (PowerPoint)

Handout 1 Speaking and Listening Cards

Handout 2 Think-Pair-Share Doc

Handout 3 Language Strategies

Handout 4 Effective Questioning

Handout 5 TPS Partner Chant

 

December 2020

Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Series, Session 4. Principle 4: Engaging in Ongoing Professional Development and Support.  A. Baruch (PowerPoint)

Progress Monitoring Program for ELLs, Small Group Sessions.  Moving from Transitioning to Commanding. Learner-Centered Initiatives, L. Locatelli (PowerPoint)

LCI Webinar 2  Please note: In order to view this webinar follow these steps, 1. right click on the link, 2. open link in new tab, a word document will open- then control and click.

November 2020

Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Series, Session 2. Principle 2: High Expectations and Rigorous Instruction. A. Baruch, S. Martinez (PowerPoint)

Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Series, Session 3, Principle 3: Identifying Inclusive Curriculum and Assessment. A. Baruch, (PowerPoint)

TESP Project: Progess Monitoring for ELLs, Moving from Transitioning to Commanding Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) L. Locatelli Planning Session (PowerPoint)

Progress Monitoring for ELLs, Moving from Transitioning to Commanding, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI) L. Locatelli (PowerPoint)

LCI Webinar 1    Please note: In order to view this webinar follow these steps, 1. right click on the link, 2. open link in new tab, a word document will open- then control and click.

Resource Materials Session 1

October 2020

Culturally Responsive- Sustaining Education (CR-SE) Series Session 1, Principle 1: A Welcoming and Affirming Environment. A. Baruch, S. Martinez (PowerPoint)

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Series, Session 1: What All Educators Should Know About Social-Emotional Learning  and Its Connection to Equity and Social Justice As It Applies to ELLs/MLLs.. E. Berardinelli, D. Danaher (PowerPoint)

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Series, Session 2: Deep Dive into Four Core Competencies Essential to Succeed in School and in Life. E. Berardinell, D. Danaher (PowerPoint)

FAFSA Technology Support Session. Preparation for FAFSA session for students and parents in advance of the FAFSA completion that is scheduled for specific high schools.(PowerPoint)

 

 

 

September 2020

Fall Technology Series 1. Tools for Interaction. F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

Fall Technology Series 2. Concrete to Abstract. F. Salazar. (PowerPoint)

Fall Technology Series 3. Language Access. F. Salazar. (PowerPoint)

Fall Technology Series 4. Formative and Summative Assessment. S. Salazar (PowerPoint)

August 2020

Summer Technology Series 3 Language Access, F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

Summer Technology Series 4 Formative and Summative Assessments, F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

Virtual Learning Opportunities for Administrators and Coordinators: Using NYSESLAT Data to Inform ELL Programming and Instruction. E. Cardona-Berardinelli, F. Salazar

July 2020

Performance-Based Assessment, As a Measure of the Language Development of ELLs. LCI: Learner-Centered Initiatives. Dr. L. Locatelli (PowerPoint)

Summer Technology Series 1 Tools for Interaction, F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

Summer Technology Series 2 Concrete to Abstract, F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

June 2020

The 29th Cervantes Symposium on Children's and Young Adult Literature, 3-Part Series Agendas:

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3, Teacher Training         Link for "Taller Manos a la Tecla": https://www.symbaloo.com/embed/tallerjga5

Best Practices to Promote Growth Mindset grades k - 5, Learner Centered Initiatives, L. Locatelli.(PowerPoint)
Best Practices to Promote Growth Mindset grades 6-12, Learner Centered Initiatives, L. Locatelli.(PowerPoint)

Parent Presentation: Introduction to Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution During a Time of Crisis (PowerPoint)

For Parents:Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution During a Time of Crisis. Webinar Series,our collaboration with NYS CSTAC Community Schools Technical Assistance Center and NYS Language RBERN. Videos are available in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Spanish Literacy Differentiated Support: ENIL and Foundational Toolkits with Multilingual Learners. American Reading Company.  Agenda       Worksheets-Handouts        Cinco Tipos de Pistas de Contexto

Desarrollando la lectoescritura bilingüe con videos en el salón virtual K - 2.  Dr. Sonia Soltero

Working With Multilingual Learners with Special Needs in a Virtual Setting Dr. Julie Esparza Brown

Handout Distance Learning Plan     Handout PLUSS Rubric

May 2020

CS-TAC 11 part Webinar Series in collaboration with the Fordham Community Schools Technical Assistance Center, Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution During a Time of Crisis  This series can be viewed as a whole, or as individual videos. These videos are available for viewing on our Professional Opportunities and Events page. The videos will be updated as they become available. All content is aligned with the NYS Social-Emotional Learning Benchmarks.

Generation Ready Webinars, A webinar series funded by the NYS/NYC RBERN, facilitated by Generation Ready 

Math in the Virtual Classroom Grades  3-4       Grades  5-6

Math in the Virtual Classroom  Grades  7-8

Online Math Instruction for ELLs/MLLs, Session 1. Presentation  F. Salazar

Online Math Instruction for ELLs/MLLs, Session 2  Presentation. F. Salazar

Webinar/Presentations for Parents, Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner.

Session 1 Reflecting on Shifting Roles During School Closures

Session 2 Implementing Strategies for Supporting Your Children's Distance Learning

Session 3 Planning for the Remainder of the School Year and Preparing for the Summer

Presentation for Teachers: Scaffolding Content Distance Learning for English Language Learners

Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the K- 8th Grade Classroom, E. Cardona-Berardinelli   Presentation     Handout 1       Handout 2       

Writing is Thinking with Strategic Inquiry (WItSI 104), Session 8, Remote Meeting 4 Agenda

Writing is Thinking with Strategic Inquiry (WItSI 104), Session 8 1/2 Remote Meeting Agenda

 

April, 2020

February 2020

January 2020

December 2019

November 2019

October, 2019

2019 NYSED Parent Conference: Parents' Rights and Advocacy for English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners. Requirements for Graduation. F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

2019 NYSED Parent Conference: Parents' Rights and Advocacy for English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners. Requirements for Graduation. F. Salazar Spanish (PowerPoint)

Literacy Series for High School ENL Instruction. Curriculum Designed to Increase Engagement and Efficacy for English Language Learners. Learner-Centered Initiatives, Ltd. Dr. L. Locatelli (PowerPoint) 

Handout 1: Template, Handout 2: Supplemental Packet Handout 3: Attributes of Quality Curriculum Handout 4: Close Reading Chart

NYSED RBE-RN Conference. Data Presentation: From Data to Impact. F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

New ENL Teacher Series, Session 2. The Blueprint for English Language Learner Success. A. Baruch, D. Howitt (PowerPoint)

Next Generation Learning Standards Hallmark Series. Session 1, Hallmark 1: Advanced Literacies for Multilingual Learners. Dr. R. Field. (PowerPoint)

Handout 1 Working with Engaging Texts that Feature Big Ideas and Rich Content, Handout 2 NYSED Brief, Handout 3 HLAP, Handout 4 NLAP, Handout 5 Notemaking Guide

UFT 4th Annual Exc-ELLing Conference. Bilingual Students Build Lifelong Practices Through Conversation. E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert (PowerPoint)

UFT 4th Annual Exc-ELLing Conference. Demystifying Advanced Literacy Instruction for Early Childhood. S. Martinez, L. Quan (PowerPoint)

UFT 4th Annual Exc-ELLing Conference. Developing Strong Relationships with Families. F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

UFT 4th Annual Exc-ELLing Conference. Next Generation Learning Standards, Hallmark IV: Academic Vocabulary A. Baruch, D. Howitt (PowerPoint)

 

September, 2019

August, 2019

Using NYSESLAT Data to Inform ELL Programming and Instruction. E. Berardinelli, F. Salazar (PowerPoint)

July, 2019

June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

ENL and Co-Teaching Institute for New ENL Teachers grades 3 - 12. Co-Planning for Integrated ENL .Dr. A. Honigsfeld (PowerPoint)

Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove (2010) Seven Coteaching Models, DELIVER Instruction for Integrated ENL Classes, Integrated Teaching for ELLs Observation Tool, Collaborative Practices to Support All Students, Peer Observation or Coaching Conference Form

ENL and Co-Teaching Institute for Experienced ENL Teachers grades 3-12.Integrating Core Content and Language Development for ELLs:Effective Instructional and Collaboration Strategies. Dr. A Honigsfeld (PowerPoint) Handout

ELL Community Engagement Symposium: Working Together to Support ELLs/MLLs on the Road towards High School Graduation. College Access for All. (Powerpoint)

ELL Students and the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards Series. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the K - 5 Classroom. E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert Ed.d (Powerpoint)

ELL Students and the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards Series. Understanding the NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards and Applying them in the 6-8 Classroom. E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert Ed.d (Powerpoint)

Hispanic Education Summit presented by the Hispanic Federation. English Language Learners: Improving Educational Opportunities and Outcomes. E. Garcia (PowerPoint)

Special Education Series. Meeting Diverse Needs of ELLs/Multilingual Learners: Language, Disability and Our Decisions. D. Danaher, E. Garcia (PowerPoint)

3rd Annual UFT Conference on Effective instruction for English Language Learners. Advanced Literacies and ELL Instruction, At the Core of the NYS Next Generation Learning Standards. E. Berardinelli, R. Salavert Ed.D. (Powerpoint)

3rd Annual UFT Conference on Effective instruction for English Language Learners. Collaborative Co-Teaching: Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners. A. Baruch, D. Howitt (PowerPoint)

3rd Annual UFT Conference on Effective instruction for English Language Learners. Planning Non-Fiction Literacy Lessons in Bilingual Classrooms. S. Martinez, L. Quan (PowerPoint)

September 2018

College Goal NY Presentation to Prepare ELLs and Their Families for College. Graduating With the Seal of Biliteracy, Preparation and Timelines (PowerPoint) R. Salavert, Ed.d

July 2018

Early Childhood Science Institute Promoting Science Instruction in the ENL/Bilingual Classroom. Seedlings and the Plant World (PowerPoint) Day 1 (PowerPoint) Day 2  (PowerPoint) Day 3

 

June 2018

Include NY Presentation. English Learners with Learning Disabilities: What is the Current State? D. Rodriguez, E. Garcia (PowerPoint)   Handouts for the Include NY Presentation 

Literacy Institute, Advanced Literacy Instruction. Building on Teachers' Knowledge and Expertise to Develop Student Communication Competences. R. Salavert, Ed.D. (PowerPoint)

Literacy Institute. How Can We Support Our Young Multilingual Learners? K. Nemeth (PowerPoint)

Literacy Institute. Planning Non-Fiction Literacy Lessons in Bilingual Classrooms using the Home Language Arts Progressions. E. Cardona-Berardinelli, A. Colón, S. Martinez (PowerPoint)

May 2018

College and Career Readiness Session for ELLs. College and Career Readiness Initiatives for ELLs. Gilberto Garcia Jimenez (PowerPoint)

Spanish Literacy Institute. Leveling the Playing Field: Evaluating Spanish Text Complexity. Dr. Lucía Menzinger Sánchez (PowerPoint) Agenda

Spring ELL Symposium: Celebrating Promising Practices for ELL/Multilingual Learners. Strategic inquiry for School Improvement.  Nell Scharff Panero, Ph.D (PowerPoint)

Spring ELL Symposium: Celebrating Promising Practices for ELL/Multilingual Learners. What Should Educators Know About the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)? E. Cardona-Berardinelli (PowerPoint)

March 2018

February 2018

Bilingual Special Education Series. RTI for English Language Learners: Appropriately Using Screening and Progress Monitoring Data. Dr. J. Esparza Brown, D. Danaher (PowerPoint)

RTI for ELLs: Grade 3 Level 2 Writing Sample ,  Grade 8 Level 3 Writing Sample ,  Linguistic Patterns - Functions & Forms - Examples ,  Guiding Questions for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive RTI/MTSS

Literacy institute: Newcomers Session 2. Introduction to the Multi Lingual Literacy SIFE Screener. E. Berardinelli, D. Danaher (PowerPoint)

MLS Handout 1:  Latest MLS Quicksheet, Handout 2: SIFE Info Sheet Handout 3: SIFE Screener Administration Tips with Roadmap

Literacy Institute: Newcomers Session 2. Working Towards Grade Level Standards: Developing Newcomer's Reading and Writing Skills Grades 4 - 12. Dr. N. Cloud (PowerPoint)       

Literacy Institute: Newcomers Session: Handout 1: Beyond Teaching English Handout 2: Newcomer Toolkit Handout 3: Engaging Newcomers in the Classroom Community Handout 4: Welcoming Newcomers Handout 5: Combined NYS Proficiency Document Grades 1 & 2

New York City Elementary School Principals Conference NYCESPA What is ESSA and How Does it Impact our ELLs and Multi-Lingual Learners? E. Garcia (PowerPoint)

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages NECTFL. Using Poetry to Enhance Language Development in the World Language Classroom. A. Colón (PowerPoint)

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages NECTFL. Differentiating and Extending Communication Tasks Using ACTFL Can-Do Statements. R. Salavert, Ed.D. (PowerPoint)

January 2018

Bilingual Special Education Series, Collaboration with NYC RSE TASC. A Cultural-Linguistic Response to Intervention. D. Vasquez and M. Villarroel. (PowerPoint)

Literacy Institute. Linking Academic Language Development to Academic Writing for English Language Learners. Dr. I. Soto (PowerPoint)     Handouts  1:Think Pair Share,  2: Curriculum Cycle Lesson Plan 3: Frayer Model, 4 : Language Strategies, 5: Reciprocal Teaching, 6: Socratic Seminar

Literacy Institute. Newcomers Session:Building Oral Language Promoting Listening and Speaking in the Classroom (Gr. 4-12) Dr. Nancy Cloud (PowerPoint) 

Task Force on High School ELL Drop Out Rates, a Collaboration with Fordham University Graduate School of Education/Center for Educational Partnerships, NYS Language RBERN at New York University and the NYC DOE DELL Office. Dr. Diane Rodriguez English Language Learners Drop Out (PowerPoint)

 

June 2021