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Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Robin Rivas
Agency Assistant: Maryam Enterline 262-473-1444
Location: Online
Facility: Online
7/15/2019 12:00 AM - Enrollment will close July 22, 2019

Presenter: Robin Rivas

Looking for anytime/anywhere professional development this summer? Join one or more of our online book study online courses! The CESA 2 Language and Culture Center is excited to support school staff this summer with a variety of online book studies focusing on English Learners. Our online book studies are self-paced with end of chapter reflections and online discussion. Look forward to learning from and with each other! 

Participants will need to purchase the book for their online book study course. You may register for more than one course. All participants will need access to the internet in order to participate in the online book study courses and a personal gmail account.

Cost: $59.00
1-3 credits per course are available for an additional $149.00/credit.

Book Studies Options: 
Special Education Considerations for English Language Learners - Registration link

Unlocking ELs Potential - Registration link

Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators (2nd edition) - Registration link


About the Presenter:

Robin Rivas joins CESA 2 as a consultant in the Language and Culture Center of Excellence supporting the areas of Language Acquisition, English Learners, and Bilingual/Multicultural Education. Robin has worked as a teacher and administrator for 34 years with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. She comes to CESA 2 after working in Milwaukee Public Schools as a teacher and administrator and Racine Unified School District as the Executive Director of the Department of Language Acquisition. Robin has also consulted in the areas of program development and professional learning and taught future educators at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Robin has a Master’s Degree in Urban Education with a focus on multicultural education and is currently working on her doctorate degree researching RTI and English Language Learners.

Note: If you are a nursing mother, please let us know in the notes section of your registration, as we have a private room available for use.

Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Cancellations must either be made on MyQuickReg or by emailing Because of our commitment to the presenter and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days prior to the event or who do not attend the event, will be billed the full fee. CESA 2 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via phone and email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. 

Inclement Weather Policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 2 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Disclaimer: CESA 2 will do its best to accommodate general dietary requests; if your dietary need is very specific or severe, you may want to bring your own lunch to ensure your comfort and health. CESA 2 does not assume liability for adverse reactions to food consumed or items one may come into contact with while eating at a CESA 2 event. If you have a dietary need or food allergy, please go into your MyQuickReg profile and update the special accommodations section. Notice of a special dietary need must be made 2 weeks in advance of the event.

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