Professional Development Opportunities

Monday July 25th

8:30am-4:00pm

(IN-PERSON) CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY RESPONSIVE TEACHING (CLRT)

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Our goal is to foster an environment of cultural understanding and acceptance, which will result in a more inclusive, successful, and productive learning environment. In this session, we will connect to the social and emotional needs of the brain and how to use these needs to ENGAGE, EMPOWER, and ENTICE students to meaningfully interact with the curriculum. Additionally, you will discover research-based CLRT strategies that will support you to strengthen your rapport with students.

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This session is designed to meet standard  5.09 Quality Standard I: Educators are knowledgeable about CLD populations, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.09(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.  

 

5.09(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. 


Tuesday July 26th

8:30am-4:00pm

(IN-PERSON) CONVERSATIONS FOR CONTENT LEARNING

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Gaining command of the English language is a pathway to equity. And what better way to develop students’ use of the English language than to have them use it to hold rigorous content conversations. With rigorous state standards and expectations, content conversations are a means of reaching high academic expectations. 

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This session is designed to meet standard 5.12 Quality Standard IV: Educators are knowledgeable in the teaching strategies, including methods, materials, and assessment for CLD students, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.12(1) ELEMENT A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand and able to use the major theories, concepts and research related to language acquisition and language development for CLD students. 

 

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. 



ONLINE COURSES- Open from July 25th- July 28th 

 

 

(ONLINE ONLY) LITERACY DEVELOPMENT FOR MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS

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Teaching Multilingual Learners to read and write is challenging. This course presents research-based practices, aligned to the expectations of the CCSS that will support all teachers. Our goal is to provide a framework to use to think about your literacy instruction and strategies that can be readily implemented to support all Multilingual Learners to become fluent readers and writers. 

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This course is designed to meet standard  5.11 Quality Standard III: Educators should understand literacy development for CLD students, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.11(1) ELEMENT A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to apply the major theories, concepts and research related to literacy development for CLD students 

 

5.11(2) ELEMENT B: Educators understand and implement strategies and select materials to aid in English language and content learning.

 

(ONLINE ONLY) INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CLD STUDENTS

Open from July 25th- July 28th 

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Teaching Multilingual Learners requires the use of rigorous, standards-based content instructional strategies and supports for language development. This course will give you powerful strategies to integrate Content and Language instruction to support your students’ learning.

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This course is designed to meet standard 5.12 Quality Standard IV: Educators are knowledgeable in the teaching strategies, including methods, materials, and assessment for CLD students, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.12(1) ELEMENT A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand and able to use the major theories, concepts and research related to language acquisition and language development for CLD students. 

 

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.