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Meeting the Needs of Emergent Bilinguals in School

Workshop Details

Date(s): January 14, 2020
Time: 8:30AM-4:00PM
Place: Lane ESD Main Campus (directions)
Presenter: Karen Apgar, Katie Mason, Bethani Mayberry, Iris Essman, Victoria Sanguino
Audience: ELD teachers, SPED teachers, K-12 classroom teachers, TOSAs, building leaders
Capacity: 48 participants
Fees: $50.00 for individuals outside of the Lane ESD Title III consortium. Free to those inside the consortium.
Goals:
  • Participants will understand and be able to implement an asset-based approach to working with emergent bilinguals.
  • Participants will improve their skills for discerning "learning difference" from "learning disorder" for emergent bilinguals.
  • Participants will learn instructional strategies for emergent bilingual students in elementary and secondary.
Description: This professional development series will help teams, across all grade levels, learn how to leverage the collective knowledge of your team to improve student outcomes.

Your team will come away with an understanding of the considerations for special education that would distinguish between the supports needed for language acquisitions and how they differ from a learning disability through an asset-based model.
Lunch: Lunch will be provided.
Prerequisites: None
Notes: All participants will be provided a certificate for PDUs based on the training hours.
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