Professional Development Opportunities


    English Language Learner (ELL)

    Teacher Professional Development 2020-2021

       Self-Paced Virtual Trainings


    PLEASE NOTE: All ELD trainings are VIRTUAL and self-paced for the week specified through SCHOOLOLOGY.  After registering, participants will receive an email confirming registration, a reminder email the week before the training, and an email from the instructor the evening before the class opens with the course code and instructions for accessing Schoolology.

     

    Academic Conversations in the Content Areas for English Learners

    Virtual through Schoolology -- Course will be open online from October 12,2020 8:00am to October16, 2020 Midnight

    For asynchronous work 7.5 contact hours

    In this Session, participants will learn powerful classroom strategies progressing students from "turn and talk" structures to scaffolded academic conversations about classroom content, regardless of students' age or language proficiency level.

    Registration Link: https://forms.gle/2X8Q45rWf2GD4fU19

     

    Language Acquisition and Assessment for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

    Virtual through Schoolology -- Course will be open online from November 16,2020 8:00 am to November20, 2020 Midnight

    For asynchronous work 7.5 contact hours

    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. 

    Registration Link: https://forms.gle/wDAPdkBL1oNpMseAA

     

    Literacy Development for English Learners

    Virtual through Schoolology -- Course will be open online from January 25,2021 8:00 am to January 29, 2021 Midnight

    For asynchronous work 7.5 contact hours

    This session will 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. Success in literacy equals academic success in school.

    Registration Link: https://forms.gle/2tqxNaX1Njk8VSU16

     

    Culturally Responsive Learning Environments

    Virtual through Schoolology -- Course will be open online from February 22,2021 8:00am to February 26, 2021 Midnight

    For asynchronous work 7.5 contact hours

    This session 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. (The "E" in the SERVE acronym!)

    Registration Link: https://forms.gle/XxtXiKnSsHW6ET6L7

     

    Differentiating Instruction for English Learners

    Virtual through Schoolology -- Course will be open online from April 19, 2021 8:00am to April 23, 2021 Midnight

    For asynchronous work 7.5 contact hours

    The focus of this session is to further participants’ abilities to intentionally and systematically plan instruction to meet the critical language needs of English learners. Participants will strategically plan for interactions and the use of differentiated supports/scaffolds based on students’ levels of English language development/proficiency.




    Find more information about English Learner PD Requirements from CDE here.