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Mid-West RBERN

News

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SIFE Manual

NYSED has developed a new guidance document tp help schools and districts support Students with Interrupted Formal Education.  More +
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Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Standards Review

The Public Comment Period will be open from Monday, December 16th at 9:00 a.m. through Saturday, February 1st at 11:59 p.m. More +
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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 +

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

Jan
27

Engaging Parents & Families of ELLs

Engaging families of ELLs can have a great impact on the academic success of Ells. Participants will give thoughtful consideration to many factors impacting ELL parent involvement and receive the tools necessary to create their own action plan. Register on Frontline 
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.
Jan
28

World Language Standards

Facilitate feedback sessions about the revision of World Languages prior to February 1, 2020, public period deadline.
Feb
07

Newcomers in Your Class-WFL BOCES

Build awareness of ELL needs and share strategies.
Registration via Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES Professional Learning Cataloghttps://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=18662&I=3365513 
Feb
10

Wayne-Finger Lakes ENL Network (Session 3)

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.  
Feb
13

Part 154 Coordinators Zoom Meeting

Online meeting for Administrators of ELL Programs
Feb
24

Seal of Biliteracy Regional Collaborative (Session 6)

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.
Feb
27

Talk-Read-Talk-Write/Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES

Step by step guide to implementing structured conversation.
Registration via Wayne-Finger Lakes Professional Learning Catalog https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=18662&I=3365487 
Mar
05

A Day of Professional Learning in Support of Multilingual Learners featuring Kathy Escamilla

Co-sponsored by Mid-West RBERN at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES
Join us for a full day of learning with sessions by Kathy Escamilla, RBERN staff, and American Reading Company. Lunch will be provided.

Kathy Escamilla, Ph.D.  Professor of Education, University of Colorado Boulder

Dr. Escamilla’s research centers on educational issues related to Spanish-speaking language minority students in U.S. schools. She is specifically interested in issues related to the development of bilingualism and biliteracy in early elementary grades for this Spanish-speaking population.
 
Register here: 
Mar
13

Vendor Preview Day

Showcase of resources to support content and language learning.
Mar
19

Part 154 Coordinators Zoom Meeting

Online meeting for Administrators of ELL Programs

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