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Mid-West RBERN

News

Welcome

Introducing Our New Colleague!

Mid-West RBERN extends a warm welcome to our new PD specialist, Nicole Bell. More +
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Bilingual Education Resources: Supporting and Sustaining Initiative

New CUNY resources and topic briefs produced for NYSED.  More +
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Synthesis Report from NYSED

Transforming Districts, Schools and Classrooms in New York State by prioritizing Equity and Academic Success for Multilingual Learners/English Language Learners More +
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OBEWL Spring 2019 Newsletter

From the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) More +

About

 The goal of Mid-West Regional Bilingual Resource Network (RBERN)  is to assist districts and schools in creating an educational environment for English Language Learners (ELLs) which engages everyone in meaningful teaching and learning.

Events

Dec
09

Wayne-Finger Lakes ENL Network (Session 2)

VIRTUAL MEETUPS:
 This online professional development opportunity is for educators of English language learners from the Wayne-Finger Lakes region. This collegial network will serve as a forum for educators to share resources and expertise; and to discuss common needs, questions, and interests.
 
Registration on Frontline.  
Dec
16

Seal of Biliteracy Regional Collaborative (Session 4)

The purpose of this collaborative working group is to discuss best practices, share resources and effectively plan for the implementation of the NYS Seal of Biliteracy in schools and districts across the region, with a focus on piloting the NYSED Modules.
Dec
16

Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs

The Original Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs  8:30-11:30am
The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps that can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be exposed to methods of integrating technology to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.
 
The “Rebooted” Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs 12:30-3:30pm
A new Tech Toolkit for Supporting ELLs? That’s right! This “rebooted” version of the Toolkit features over 30 never-presented technologies with a particular focus on meeting the needs of ELLs in all content areas. The format remains the same as the “original” toolkit with technologies broken down into communication and translation, accessibility, and interactivity. This workshop will focus on learning the technology that can support teachers and students. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to identify the various tech.
Dec
19

Part 154 Coordinators Zoom Meeting

Online meeting for Administrators of ELL Programs
Jan
15

MLL/ELL Graduation Rate Improvement and Dropout Prevention Plan Cohort (Session 3)

The Multilingual Learner/English Language Learner Graduation Rate and Dropout Prevention Planning Tool provides research-informed effective practices and strategies, protocols, and templates for use by districts and schools as they dive into MLL/ELL data. This cohort, facilitated by Mid-West RBERN, will jump start your school’s study by allowing teams to reflect,  collaborate, plan strategically to address the key components of the planning tool.  
Jan
16

Part 154 Coordinators Zoom Meeting

Online meeting for Administrators of ELL Programs
Jan
27

Seal of Biliteracy Regional Collaborative (Session 5)

The purpose of this collaborative working group is to discuss best practices, share resources and effectively plan for the implementation of the NYS Seal of Biliteracy in schools and districts across the region, with a focus on piloting the NYSED Modules.

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