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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 NYC RBERN professional development events have been postponed for the spring 2020 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.


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. 12:00 - 1:00 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: 12:00 - 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 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 & 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h

 Grades 5 & 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q

 Grades 7 & 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

Day 1

Grades 3-4 | Time: 12:00 - 1:00
Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:30 - 2:30
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: 12:00 - 1:00
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 & 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 & 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h

 Grades 5 & 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q

 Grades 7 & 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

Day 3

Grades 3-4 | Time: 12:00 - 1:15
Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:45 - 3:00
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 & 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h

 Grades 5 & 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q

 Grades 7 & 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 & 4 Google classroom code: xknag4h

 Grades 5 & 6 Google classroom code: 6kgrd2q

Day 5

Grades 3-4 | Time: 12:00 - 1:15
Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:45 - 3:00
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 & 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

Day 6

Grades 7-8 | Time: 12:00 - 1:15
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 & 8 Google classroom code: gonehyp

June 9, 2020 - 12:00 - 2:00. 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 -  12:00-1:15  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: 12:00 - 1:15
Grades 5-6 | Time: 1:45 - 3:00

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: 12:00 - 1:15
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 & Conflict Resolution Series for Parents:
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Presentation 3
Presentation 4
Presentation 5
Presentation 6

Chinese Mindfulness & Conflict Resolution Series for Parents:
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Presentation 3
Presentation 4
Presentation 5
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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? 12:00-1:00

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 13th, 20th and 27th, 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 - 11am - 12 pm 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 - 11am - 12pm 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 - 11am - 12pm 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 4:00 - 7:00 pm This Webinar will be held in Spanish.

June 29, 2020 - Best Practices to Promote Growth Mindset in ELLs (grades 7-12) 12:00-2:00 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) 12:00-2:00 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.  

July 6, 2020  - Summer Technology Session 1: Support Virtual Learning For Multilingual Learners (Grades 7-12) Tools for Interaction.  12:00-1:30pm For students to develop their communication skills, they must engage in classroom activities that ensure linguistic interaction in all modalities. To facilitate student-to-student and student-to-teacher communication, this session will explore features of the following apps: Breakout rooms, Whiteboard fi, Peardeck add-on, Edpuzzle, Padlet.

July 9, 2020  -Summer Technology Session 2 : Support Virtual Learning For Multilingual Learners (Grades 7-12)  Concrete to Abstract/Visuals 12:00 – 1:30pm To help students grasp concepts, teachers must go from the concrete to the abstract using the following tools: visuals (i.e. pictures, graphic organizers), realia, and questioning techniques that support student engagement and understanding of the abstract. The following apps will be examined: SmartNotebook, Desmos, Delta Math, GeoGebra

July 14, 2020 - Performance Based Assessment: Measuring Language Development for ELLs, Offered by Invitation Only. NYSED ELL Leadership Council, Dr. L. Locatelli

July 23, 2020 - 12:00-2:00 El uso de v ideos 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. Presented by Dr. Sonia Soltero

August 12, 2020 -  Summer Technology Session 3 : Support Virtual Learning For Multilingual Learners (Grades 7-12) Language Access  12:00-1:30pm  ELL/MLL students often need support in the home language in the classroom. This session will examine how to provide home language support to students during direct classroom instruction and while engaged in independent activities. The following apps will be examined: Translator.microsoft.com, Google Translate. (Also, use of the camera), YouTube, Natural Reader add-on, Word text to speech feature.

August 20, 2020 -  Summer Technology Session 4 : Support Virtual Learning For Multilingual Learners (Grades 7-12) Summative and Formative Assessment and Projects  12:00-1:30 pm This session will focus on how to assess student progress in the four modalities of language acquisition. The following apps offer students the opportunity to demonstrate progress in oral expression, writing and comprehension by using audio apps and virtual whiteboards. These apps offer students the tools to develop, submit and share research projects, demonstrations, and other assignments: Edpuzzle, BookWidgets, Educreations, FlipGrid, Padlet, Google Form Quizzes, and EquatIO.

August 26, 2020 - Virtual Learning Opportunities for Administrators and Coordinators: Using NYSESLAT Data to Inform ELL Programming and Instruction. For  Administrative Team consisting of Principal or Assistant Principal, ENL, bilingual or content area teachers responsible for ELL instruction. This professional development session will guide participants in an analysis of the 2019 NYSESLAT results for the purpose of identifying instructional targets based on patterns reflected in scores in each modality. The data results should guide programming decisions and determinations of which strategies/scaffolds will be most beneficial to ELL/MLLs 12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m.

August 27, 2020 - Virtual Learning Opportunities for Administrators and Coordinators: Using NYSESLAT Data to Inform ELL Programming and Instruction. (Repeat of August 26th session.) For  Administrative Team consisting of Principal or Assistant Principal, ENL, bilingual or content area teachers responsible for ELL instruction. This professional development session will guide participants in an analysis of the 2019 NYSESLAT results for the purpose of identifying instructional targets based on patterns reflected in scores in each modality. The data results should guide programming decisions and determinations of which strategies/scaffolds will be most beneficial to ELL/MLLs 12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m.

 

COMING SOON Presentation ESSA Series: Audience: grades 3 - 12 ENL, Bilingual Teachers, content area teachers working with ELLs to equip teachers with strategies to assess the progress of ELLs language proficiency.
COMING SOON Presentation: How to Implement the New York State Seal of Biliteracy to support high school LOTE teachers.
COMING SOON TBD Prerecorded Webinar, Dr. Julie Esparza Brown; 2 one-hour sessions for ELL teachers with strategies to support remote learning. Virtual Learning and ELL Students with Disabilities.
COMING SOON TBD Prerecorded Webinar, Dr.Julie Esparza Brown; 4 15-minute sessions for parents of ELLs. Virtual Learning for ELL Students with Disabilities

2019 Events

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.

2018 Events

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.

2017 Events

January 9, 2017 - NYSESLAT Workshop - Demystifying the NYSESLAT: Using NYS Resources to Align Instruction, A. Baruch, D. Howitt, S. Martinez, Fordham University Elementary 8:30 a.m. -  11:30 a.m. and Secondary 12 - 3 p.m.

January 10, 2017 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 4: What is Different About an IEP for an ELL Student? Presenters: Deirdre Danaher, Alison Provencher RSE-TASC, Fordham University, LC, McMahon Hall, Room 109, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

January 10, 2017 - CSA ELI Workshop, Establishing Effective RTI Instruction for English Language Learners, Presenter: Dr. Roser Salavert, 40 Rector Street, NY, NY

January 11, 2017 - SIFE Orientation, Orientation to Bridges to Academic Success, CUNY Graduate Center, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

January 19, 2017 - NYSED/OBE-WL ELL Institute: The Fundamentals of Leading Advanced Literacies: Instruction in Linguistically Diverse Settings- Part 1. Presenter: Dr. Nonie Lesaux.

January 30, 2017 - LOTE Session in collaboration with the NYC DOE Division of English Language Learners and Student Support: Strategies to Improve Student Engagement in the World Language Classroom, Presenters Dr. R. Salavert, A. Colón, Lincoln Center Campus, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

January 30, 2017 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute: Revisiting Co-Teaching, Integrating Core Content and Language Development for ELLs: Effective Instructional and Collaboration Strategies, Presenter: Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

February 4, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

February 7, 2017 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 5: Literacy Strategies to Support ELLs with Special Needs, Presenters: Deirdre Danaher, Alison Provencher RSE-TASC, Fordham University, LC, McMahon Hall, Room 109, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

February 9, 2017 - NYSED/OBE-WL ELL Institute:The Fundamentals of Leading Advanced Literacies: Instruction in Linguistically Diverse Settings - Part 2. Presenter: Dr. Nonie Lesaux

February 11, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

February 11, 2017 - NYCESPA Conference, How to Supervise an ENL Program, Presenter: Eva Garcia, Brooklyn Marriott, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

February 16, 2017 - ELL Workshop at UFT Headquarters. Differentiate: Planning and Implementing Small Group Instruction for ELLs. Presenter: Dr. Roser Salavert, 52 Broadway, New York, New York. 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

February 17, 2017 - Dual Language Institute: Designing Dual Language Programs, Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

March 2, 2017 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 6: Co-Teaching and Collaboration: Trouble Shooting and Problem Solving in the Co-Teaching ENL Classroom, Presenters: Deirdre Danaher, Alison Provencher RSE-TASC, Fordham University, LC, McMahon Hall, Room 109, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

March 2 - 4, 2017 - NYSABE Conference - Break-out Session: Fostering Oral Language Fluency in Early Grades, March 2, 2017, 2:50 p.m., A. Colón, S. Martinez. Crowne Plaza Hotel, White Plains, N.Y. 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

March 4, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

March 4, 2017 - Middle School Principals' Conference, Supporting ENL Teachers with Integrated ENL and Stand-Alone Programs, Presenter: Dr. Roser Salavert, Brooklyn Marriott, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

March 10, 2017 - Long Term ELL Institute, Catching and Stopping Long Term ELLs, Presenter: Dr. Nancy Cloud. Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

March 11, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students,in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS: The New York State Seal of Biliteracy. Presenter: Dr. Roser Salavert, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

March 11, 2017 - UFT Early Childhood Conference, Many Language Levels, One Classroom: Melding the Bilingual Common Core Initiative (BCCI) with Read-Alouds,Grades K - 2, Presenters: D. Danaher, S. Martinez, 52 Broadway, New York, NY, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

March 13, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students, First Session. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives, PS 73/District 9, 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

March 14, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students, Grades 9 - 12. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Canceled due to Weather - rescheduled for May 3)

March 18, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

March 20, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students, Second Session. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives, PS 73/District 9, 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

March 21, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students, Grades 3 - 8. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

March 21, 2017 - Seal of Biliteracy, What is the Seal of Biliteracy? Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert, French Embassy, New York, NY 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

March 23, 2017 - Literacy Institute: Going Deeper with Academic Discourse, The Power of Conversational Skills in the ENL Classroom, Presenter: Dr. Ivannia Soto, Fordham University, LC, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

March 24, 2017 - Spanish Literacy Instruction Workshop - Unpacking Home Language Arts Progressions for Home Language Instruction. Presenters: E. Cardona-Berardinelli, S. Martinez. in collaboration with the Bronx Borough Field Support Center, 1230 Zerega Avenue, Bronx, N.Y. 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (grades K-2) and 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (grades 3-5)

March 25, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, NY Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

April 1, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, NY Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

April 3, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students, Session 1, Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives, PS 211 ENL and Bilingual Teachers. 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

April 4, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students. Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives,Full Day School Coaching, PS 73 ENL and Bilingual Teachers. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

April 22, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

April 25, 2017 - NYSABE Immigration Forum. Immigrants: Know Your Rights. How are Immigrant Youth Impacted by the Current Climate on Immigration? Presenter: Antonio Alarcon, Queens College Student. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge. 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

April 26, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students Session 2, Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives. PS 211 ENL and Bilingual Teachers. 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

April 29, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

May 3, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Tackling Complex Text for ELL Students, Grades 9 - 12. Presenter: Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives, (Rescheduled from March 14 Snow Day) Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

May 6, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

May 13, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

May 15, 2017 - Immigration Forum, Moderated by Juan Gonzalez. UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Shanker Hall Room B, New York, 4:30 - 6:30 p. m.

May 19, 2017 - Simposio de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil, Symposium on Children's and Young Adult Literature, Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street, New York, NY, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

May 20, 2017 - College and Career Readiness for ELLs Workshop, Audience: ELL High School Students, in collaboration with the NYC DOE DELLSS, Fordham University, Rosehill Campus, Bronx, N. Y. Dealy Hall, Room 302, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

May 25, 2017 - ELL Initiative - Task Force on High School Drop Out Rates for ELLs. Presenter: Dr. D. Rodriguez, P.I. By Invitation Only. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

May 31, 2017 - NYC Co-Teaching Forum in Collaboration with the Bronx Borough Field Support Center and NYC DOE, Presenter: E. Berardinelli, Flom Auditorium, Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

June 1, 2017 - Literacy Workshop, Aligning Curriculum for ELLs to the CCLS, Presenter:Dr. L. Locatelli, Learner-Centered Initiatives. School Curriculum Teams will be planning programs for ELLs - 2017 - 18 School Year, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

June 1, 2017 - LOTE Conference- Orientation Session on the New York State Seal of Biliteracy in Collaboration with NYC DOE, Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert, Hunter College.

June 2, 2017 - NYC Co-Teaching Symposium, 2nd Day in Collaboration with the Bronx Borough Field Support Center and NYC DOE, Presenter: E. Berardinelli, Flom Auditorium, Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

June 8, 2017 - Spanish Literacy Assessment Workshop, Presenter: American Reading Company, E. Garcia, S. Martinez in collaboration with the Bronx Borough Field Support Center, for Select TBE and DL teachers (by invitation only), Campbell Hall, Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

June 8, 2017 - Co-Teaching Workshop, Creating Learning Stations in the Integrated ENL Classroom for Co-Teachers. Presenter: A. Colón in collaboration with the Bronx Borough Field Support Center, Room 234, McGinley Hall, Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

June 15, 2017 - ELL Initiative, ELL Dropout Rate Focus Group. Lincoln Center Campus. South Lounge. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

July 13, 2017 - Supporting Effective Instruction for English Language Learners: for Non-Public Schools Teachers and Administrators. Presenters: A. Baruch and D. Howitt, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

July 18, 2017 - Executive Leadership Summer Institute (CSA). Supporting and Sustaining Effective Independent Reading Practices for ELLs (K-12) Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, AM Sessions

July 20, 2017 - College and Career Readiness Program. Summer College Fair for ELLs in Collaboration with the New York City Public Library. Bronx Library Center, 310 Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, N.Y. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

August 21 - 24, 2017. Bilingual and ENL Summer Institute. WIT 101 for English as a New Language. Presenter: Joanna Yip, Ph.D. in collaboration with the Bronx Borough Field Support Center. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

August 30, 2017 - College Goal Program, Preparing English Language Learners for College and Careers: Navigating the FAFSA Process/College Goal New York, The Seal of Biliteracy as a Platform for School Counselors and Teachers supporting ELLs with high school graduation requirements. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. 9 - 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 - 3 p.m.

September 27, 2017 - Co-Teaching Institute for New Teachers, Implementing Integrated ENL using Co-Teaching Models, Presenter: Dr. A. Honigsfeld. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

September 27, 2017 - Annual College Fair at Walton Education Complex, Seal of Biliteracy and High School Graduation Requirements, Walton Complex, Bronx, N.Y. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

September 29, 2017 - College Fair for ELLs, Accessing Resources and Preparing for College. 42nd Street New York City Public Library. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

September 29, 2017 - Curriculum Mapping for ENL Teachers in High School, in collaboration with NYCDOE. Presenter: Dr. Heidi Jacobs. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

October 7, 2017 - College and Career Readiness in collaboration with College Goal and NY Cares, FAFSA Clinic Application for English Language Learners. Presenters: Eva Garcia and Sara Martinez. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

October 11, 2017 - Co-Teaching Institute for Experienced Co-Teachers, Co-Teaching Sequel Number 2, Focus on Literacy and Social Studies, Presenter: Dr. A. Honigsfeld. Fordham University, Campbell Hall, Rose Hill Campus, 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m.

October 13, 2017 - Bilingual Special Education Institute, How Does One Determine What is a Language Acquisition Concern and What is a Disability? Presenter: Dr. Debbie Zacarian.. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

October 14, 2017 - Association of Assistant Principals Conference, What is ESSA and How Does it Impact Our English Language Learners? Presenter: Deirdre Danaher. LaGuardia Marriott 8:30 a.m.- 3:p.m.

October 14, 2017 - UFT Bilingual Conference. Designing Effective ENL and Co-Teaching Programs. Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt. UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

October 14, 2017 - UFT Bilingual Conference. The Seal of Biliteracy, Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert. UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

October 14, 2017 - UFT Bilingual Conference. Many Languages, Many Levels, One Teacher. Presenter: S. Martinez. UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

October 20, 2017 - Seal of Biliteracy Orientation Sessions. Establishing a NYS Seal of Biliteracy Program: Steps for School or District Implementation. Presenter: Dr. Roser Salavert Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge. 9 - 11:30 a.m.

October 24, 2017 - NYS/NYC Parent Conference in collaboration with NYU RBE-RN and NYC/DOE NYC Details: New York University Kimmel Center. 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

October 27, 2017 - Seal of Biliteracy Orientation Sessions. Establishing a NYS Seal of Biliteracy Program: Steps for School or District Implementation. Presenter: Dr. Roser Salavert Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Campbell Hall. 9 - 11:30 a.m.

November 1, 2017 -Planning Curriculum Mapping in Collaboration with NYS DOE DELL. Curriculum Mapping: Strategies for Successful Implementation in ELL Programs, Session 2. Presenter: Dr. Heidi Jacobs. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

November 7, 2017 - Spanish Literacy Institute. Data and Text Complexity in the Home Language, District 9 Cohort. Presenter: Rebecca Murphy. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Campbell Hall, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

November 15, 2017 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 1.Collaboration with NYC RSE-TASC Examining Language Acquisition and How it is Different from a Language Disability. M. Villaroel Rose Hill Campus, Keating Hall, Room 109, 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

November 17, 2017 - Dual Language Programs Institute - Spanish Literacy Instruction in Transitional Bilingual Education and Dual Language Programs. Presenter: Dr. Sonia Soltero. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

December 1, 2017 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 2. Collaboration with NYC RSE-TASC AM Topic: English Learners with Learning Disabilities: What is the Current State? PM Session Specialized Instruction for Emergent Bilingual/Multilingual Students with Disabilities Presenters: Dr. D. Rodriguez, M. Villaroel, D. Danaher Lincoln Center, South Lounge, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

December 2, 2017 - Hispanic Federation Pathways to Excellence Parent Presentation, College Goal New York. College Prep; Fafsa Completion. Session 1: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. or Session 2: 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Fordham University Rose Hill Campus

December 6, 2017 - Planning Curriculum Mapping in Collaboration with NYS DOE DELL. Curriculum Mapping: Strategies for Successful Implementation in ELL Programs, Session 3. Presenter: Dr. Heidi Jacobs. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Hall, Room 109. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

December 8, 2017 - Seal of Biliteracy Session, RBERN Collaboration with N.Y.U. What is the Seal of Biliteracy?. Presenter: Dr. R. Salavert. Instituto Cervantes 211 East 49th Street, New York, NY

December 15, 2017 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute, Enhancing Students' Academic Discussion Skills in the ENL Classroom. Presenter: Dr. Kate Kinsella, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

2016 Events

January 11, 2016 - Assistant Principal Study Group Session 4: Takeaways and Next Steps in Supporting Bilingual/ENL Teachers, Presenter: Roser Salavert, EdD, RH Campus

January 15, 2016 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 3: What is Different About an IEP for an English Language Learner? Presenter: Bernice Moro, PhD, Lincoln Center Campus

January 15, 2016 - CR Part 154, ENL Classroom Strategies and Planning for Instruction, Presenters: Abby Baruch, Diane Howitt, LC Campus

January 19, 2016 - Literacy Institute Session 2: Creating Units of Instruction for SIFE Students to Get Literacy Off the Ground and Move Literacy Skills Forward (Grades 5- 12), Presenter: Dr. Nancy Cloud, Lincoln Center Campus

January 22, 2016 - Close Reading for ELLs (Grades K - 5), Learner Centered Initiatives. Presenter: Angela Lalor, Lincoln Center Campus

January 29, 2016 - Developing Early Spanish Literacy instruction, (Grades K - 3) Presenter: Kathy Escamilla, Lincoln Center Campus

February 5, 2016 - NYS/NYC Teacher Institute: Moving From Spoken to Written Language with ELLs, Presenter: Dr. Ivannia Soto Hinman, Lincoln Center Campus

February 6, 2016 - NYCESPA Conference Workshop: How can teachers implement an effective ENL or bilingual program? What is the role of the school leader? Presenter: Eva Garcia, Brooklyn Marriott, Brooklyn, NY

February 12, 2016 - Literacy Institute, Teaching Vocabulary to Emergent Bilinguals: Research-based Strategies that Work, Presenter: Dr. Nancy Cloud, Lincoln Center Campus

February 23, 2016 - Close Reading Clinic (Grades K - 5),Developing Close Reading Experiences with Non Fiction Text for ELLs, Learner Centered Initiatives, Presenter: Angela Lalor, Lincoln Center Campus

February 29, 2016 - NYSESLAT Training, Consultant: Metrotech, Flushing Sheraton, Flushing, NY

March 1, 2016 - NYSESLAT Training, Consultant: Metrotech, Flushing Sheraton, Flushing, NY

March 5, 2016 - Middle Schools Principals Conference, Pillars of Collaborative Education, NYSESLAT, Understanding Targets of Measurement, Presenters: Aileen Colón, Sara Martinez, Brooklyn Marriott

March 5, 2016 - NABE Conference Workshop, Connecting the Dots to Bilingual Education: Planning in New York City, Presenters: Bernice Moro, PhD, Eva Garcia, Chicago, Illinois

March 5, 2016 - UFT Early Childhood Conference, NYSESLAT Targets of Measurement, Understanding the TOMs to Plan for Instruction, Presenters: Abby Baruch, Diane Howitt, 52 Broadway, New York, NY

March 7, 2016 - New York Historical Society, Learning History with Images: AM Charting the Past with Maps, PM Deconstructing Documents, (Grades 6 - 12), Presenter: NYHS Staff, New York Historical Society, New York, NY

March 8, 2016 - Bilingual Special Education Series #4, Discovering Root Causes of Academic and Behavior Challenges for ELLs with Special Needs, Presenter: Bernice Moro, PhD, Lincoln Center Campus.

April 7, 2016 - Preparing all ELLs for Success: New York State's Bilingual Common Core Initiative, Presenter: Bernice Moro, PhD, Albany, NY

May 6, 2016 - Bilingual Special Education Series 5, Bilingual Special Education Instructional Strategies: Elementary, Mc Mahon Hall, Room 109, LC Campus

May 9, 2016 - National Board Certification Informational Session, Presenter: Jessica Kruse, L. C. Campus, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

May 10, 2016 - National Board Certification Informational Session, Consultant: Gale Sookdeo, UFT Bronx Borough Office, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

May 11, 2016 - National Board Certification Informational Session, Consultant: Gale Sookdeo, UFT Brooklyn Borough Office, 5 - 7 p.m.

May 17, 2016 - National Board Certification Informational Session, Consultant: Gale Sookdeo, UFT Queens Borough Office, 5 - 7 p.m.

May 21, 2016 - NYSABE Conference, English As a New Language, Co-Teaching for Administrators, Coordinators Presenter: Roser Salavert, EdD, NYU Kimmel Center

May 21, 2016 - NYSABE Conference, Early Literacy Instruction in Transitional Bilingual Classrooms, Presenters: Aileen Colón, Sara Martinez, NYU Kimmel Center

May 24, 2016 - National Board Certification Informational Session, consultant: Gale Sookdeo, UFT Manhattan Borough Office, 5 - 7 p.m.

May 31, 2016 - NYC Bilingual Symposium, Common Core Standard 2: How to Determine and Support the Main Idea through Key Details, Presenters: Aileen Colón, Sara Martinez, Location: Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus

June 9, 2016 - New York City Department of Education, Professional Development Day, Nuts and Bolts of Integrated Co-Teaching, Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt, AM Session 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus

June 9, 2016 - New York City Department of Education, Professional Development Day, Nuts and Bolts of Integrated Co-Teaching, Presenters: A. Baruch, D. Howitt, PM Session 12 - 3 p.m., Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus

June 9, 2016 - New York City Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Conference in Collaboration with the New York City Department of Education, Taking A Stand in the Foreign Language Classroom, Presenter: Roser Salavert, EdD Middle School 131M, 100 Hester Street, NY, NY

June 30, 2016 - Summer Institute, Nuts and Bolts of Integrated Co-Teaching, Presenters: NYC RBE-RN Staff, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus

July 26, 2016 - ELI Summer Institute, a CSA collaboration, Presenters: E. Garcia and R. Salavert, EdD, Fordham University, Lincoln Center

August 30, 2016 - Administrators Conference, Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Language Learners, A Leader's Guide, Presenter: Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12 - 3 p.m. Sessions, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus

August 31, 2016 - Literacy Institute, Introduction to Teaching for Bi-Literacy in Dual Language and Transitional Bilingual Programs, Presenter: Cheryl Urow, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus

September 19, 2016 - Co-Teaching Institute, Successful Collaborative and Co-Teaching Practices for English Language Learners, Presenter: Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus

October 13, 2016 - Establishing a NYS Seal of Biliteracy Program, Presenter: Ricardo Constantino, Associate in Instructional Services, NYSED Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL), Sessions at Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Campbell Multipurpose Room, Campbell Hall, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, South Lounge, Lowenstein, Plaza Level, 12 - 3 p.m.

October 15, 2016 - Association of Assistant Principals Conference: How the BCCI Supports Language and Literacy Instruction for ELLs. Presenters: Aileen Colón and Eva Garcia, La Guardia Marriott, Queens, NY

October 21, 2016 - Annual Parent Academy, in collaboration with NYSED/OBE and NYU, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., New York University

October 29, 2016 - UFT Bilingual Symposium: Effective Instruction for ELLs, Many Language Levels, One Classroom Melding the BCCI with Read-Alouds, K - 2, Presenters: NYC RBE-RN Staff in addition to NYSED/OBE WL Table- Disseminating Information and resources for teachers of ELLs, UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York, NY, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

October 29, 2016 - UFT Bilingual Symposium: Effective Instruction for ELLs, Collaborative Co-Teaching: Meeting the Needs of ELL Students, Presenters: NYC RBE-RN Staff in addition to NYSED/OBE WL Table - Disseminating Information and resources for teachers of ELLs, UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York, NY, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

November 4, 2016 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 1: Discovering Root Causes of Academic Challenges of ELLs with Special Needs, Presenters: Deirdre Danaher, Alison Provencher RSE-TASC, Fordham University, LC, McMahon Hall, Room 205/206,  9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

November 12, 2016 - UFT Parent Session, Dissemination of Information, D. Howitt, UFT Bronx Borough Office, 2500 Halsey Street, Bronx, NY, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

November 19, 2016 - UFT Parent Session, Dissemination of Information, S. Martinez, Sheraton La Guardia, Flushing, Queens, NY, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

November 30, 2016 - NYSED/OBE WL Literacy Conference, Developing Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students, Albany Convention Center, Albany, NY

December 2, 2016 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 2: Partners in Practice: Tools for Paraprofessionals Supporting ELLs with Disabilities, Presenters: Deirdre Danaher, Alison Provencher RSE-TASC, One Fordham Plaza, Bronx, NY, Room 838, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

December 6, 2016 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 3: Differentiating Instruction for ELLs with Special Needs, Presenters: Deirdre Danaher, Alison Provencher RSE-TASC, Fordham University, LC, McMahon Hall, Room 109, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

December 6, 2016 - CSA ELI Workshop, How to Plan and Support Co-Teachers of English Language Learners,Presenter: Elsie Cardona- Berardinelli, 40 Rector Street, NY, NY.

December 15, 2016 - Instructional Strategies for Teaching Science, Pairing Fiction and Nonfiction Texts to Promote Language and Literacy while Teaching Science to ELLs (Grades 1 - 8 ), Presenter: Dr. Nancy Cloud, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

December 16, 2016 - LOTE Session in collaboration with the NYC DOE Division of English Language Learners and Student Support: How to Unpack the Danielson Framework in the World Language Classroom, Presenters Dr. R. Salavert, A. Colón, Lincoln Center Campus, McMahon Hall, Room 109, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

December 19, 2016 - Early Childhood Institute, Early Childhood Series, Session 1, Unleashing the Potential of Young Bilingual Learners: Using Science to Promote Language and Academic Achievement, Presenters: Dr. Linda Espinosa, Dr. Zoila Tazi, Lincoln Center Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

2015 Events

July 20, 2015 - CCLS: New Progressions an Overview of the Bilingual Common Core Progressions, Presenter: Eva Garcia, Lincoln Center Campus

July 20, 2015 - CR Part 154: What has Changed? Presenter: Roser Salavert, Lincoln Center Campus

September 21, 2015 - AM Session CR Part 154, Planning Comprehensive Professional Development, Presenter: Elsie Berardinelli, Lincoln Center Campus

September 21, 2015 - PM Session CR Part 154, Planning Comprehensive Professional Development, Presenter:Eva Garcia, Lincoln Center Campus

September 28, 2015 - Looking At the New NYSESLAT in Planning Instruction, Presenters: Aileen Colon, Diane Howitt, Lincoln Center Campus

September 29, 2015 - Looking At the New NYSESLAT in Planning Instruction, Presenters: Aileen Colon, Diane Howitt, Rose Hill (RH) Campus

October 8, 2015 - Performance Assessment for ELLs, Learner Centered Initiatives, Presenter: Angela Lalor, Lincoln Center Campus

October 13, 2015 - Bilingual Special Education Series, Language Acquisition and Culture: A Guide for Instructing ELLs with Special Needs, Presenters: Bernice Moro, PhD, Alison Provencher, Lincoln Center Campus

October 17, 2015 - Overview of the Bilingual Common Core Progressions: Planning Effective Lessons in Bilingual/ENL Classrooms, Presenters: Aileen Colon, Eva Garcia, LaGuardia Marriott, Flushing, NY

October 17, 2015 - New Changes to CR Part 154: Implementation of the New Changes of NYS CR Part 154, Presenters: Aileen Colon, Eva Garcia, LaGuardia Marriott, Flushing, NY

October 19, 2015 - Assistant Principal Study Group Session 1, Acquiring and Learning the Home Language, Presenter: Roser Salavert, EdD, RH Campus

October 23, 2015 - CR Part 154, ENL Classroom Strategies and Planning for Instruction, Presenters: Abby Baruch, Diane Howitt, RH Campus

October 26, 2015 - CR Part 154, ENL Classroom Strategies and Planning for Instruction, Presenters: Abby Baruch, Diane Howitt, Lincoln Center Campus

October 29, 2015 - ELL Parents' Bill of Rights, Presenters: Elsie Berardinelli, Bernice Moro, PhD, Annual Parent Conference, NYU, NY

October 29, 2015 - ELL Parents' Bill of Rights, Presenters: All RBE-RN Staff, Annual Parent Conference, NYU, NY

October 29, 2015 - Qualifying for the Seal of Biliteracy, Presenter: Andres Lara, Roser Salavert, EdD, New World High School, Bronx NY

November 6, 2015 - CR Part 154: New Changes and ENL Instruction, Presenter: Abby Baruch, Sheraton, Flushing, NY

November 16, 2015 - Assistant Principal Study Group Session 2, Teaching in the Home Language in a Bilingual Program, Presenter: Roser Salavert, EdD, RH Campus

November 17, 2015 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 1: Introduction to Bilingual Special Education - Let's Plug In, Presenter: Bernice Moro, PhD, Lincoln Center Campus

November 23, 2015 - Co-Teaching Models Institute, Co-Teaching Models for ENL, Presenter: Andrea Honigsfeld, Lincoln Center Campus

December 11, 2015 - New York Historical Society Objects Tell Stories and Learning History With Images, Presenter: NYHS Staff, Lincoln Center Campus

December 14, 2015 - Bilingual Special Education Series Session 2: Differentiated Instruction, Using the Bilingual Common Core Language Progression and NYSESLAT Data, Presenter: Bernice Moro PhD, Lincoln Center Campus

December 14, 2015 - Assistant Principal Study Group Session 3, Observing and Coaching Bilingual Teachers, Presenter: Roser Salavert, EdD, R.H. Campus

December 16, 2015 - Literacy Institute Session 1, Writing Effective Language Objectives for ELLs of All Proficiency Levels (K-12), Dr. Nancy Cloud, Lincoln Center Campus