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SIFE Forum

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 9:00-3:00 at Erie1BOCES, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224, Building B, Room B2a,b


In this full day session, teachers will explore best practices and strategies for SIFE students during stand-alone and integrated ELA/ENL. Strategies and curricular ideas will be taken from the CUNY-created Bridges curriculum for SIFE with Developing Literacy. There will be time for teachers to share their current effective practices with colleagues.

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NYSABE 41st Annual Conference

Uncovering the Talents of Multilingual Learners from Early Childhood through High School and Beyond

Thursday March 15 - Saturday March 17, 2018 at Hilton Long Island/Huntington in Melville, NY

Join NYSABE for three exciting days of collaboration and professional development that will focus on providing meaningful resources and inspiring direction for educators, researchers, parents, students, and other stakeholders.  A broad range of innovative topics, ideas, and strategies for learners, families, and educators will be presented.

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Introduction to ENL Instruction

Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 9:00-3:00 at Erie1BOCES, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224, Building A, Room A4


This workshop is geared toward teachers who are new to working with English language learners (ELLs). You will need to bring your laptop, as most materials will be shared electronically. Participants will learn about: ENL proficiency levels, social-emotional needs of ELLs, CR Part 154 Regulations, scaffolding and differentiation for ELLs, and Culturally Responsive Teaching.

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