Professional Development Opportunities


English Language Learner (ELL) Continuing Education Sessions

Language Acquisition and Assessment for CLD Learners Pike’s Peak BOCES PD session.  We have decided to adjust this session into an all-online, self-paced course in Schoology, to better meet your scheduling needs during this hectic time. This course will award 7.5 hours of credit, aligned to CDE’s ELL PD Standards for relicensure. Please reach out with any questions!  Also, if registered, please look for the participants with your course code and instructions on Monday, April 6th.

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: April 6, 2020