Professional Development Opportunities



English Language Learner (ELL) Continuing Education Sessions

Culturally Responsive Learning Environments AND Literacy Development for English Learners 
This training will focus on creating a culturally responsive learning environment to support equitable academic access and opportunity for all populations, with a focus on CLD student populations. It will also present research-based practices, aligned to the expectations of the CCSS, that will support teachers with teaching reading and writing in content areas to ELs so that they become fluent readers and writers. (The "E" in the SERVE acronym!) CDE ELL PD Standard: 5.12(1) Element A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to apply the major theories, concepts and research related to culture, diversity and equity in order to support academic access and opportunity for CLD student populations. 
Click your selected date to register:
November 11, 2019 OR January 24, 2020

 
Language Acquisition and Assessment for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

The purpose of this session is to prepare teachers to gather and use language-based assessment results within a strengths-based framework to provide appropriate instruction for students who are culturally and linguistically diverse.  Educators will understand the major concepts of first and second language acquisition and be able to use progress monitoring and assessment to support student learning. 

CDE ELL PD Standard: 5.12(2) ELEMENT B: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to use progress monitoring in conjunction with formative and summative assessments to support student learning. AND CDE ELL PD Standard: 5.13(2) ELEMENT B: Educators are knowledgeable of, understand, and able to apply the major theories, concepts and research related to culture, diversity and equity in order to support academic access and opportunity for CLD student populations.

Click your selected date to register: February 21, 2020 OR April 6, 2020