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EL Live Webinar Series: Building Academic Vocabulary for EL Success

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Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Tere Masiarchin
Agency Assistant: Emily Zeimet 262-473-1473
Location: Online
Facility: Online
Date/Time:
10/23/2019 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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Presenters: Tere Masiarchin and Robin Rivas

Description: The CESA 2 Language and Culture Center presents EL Live Webinars for 2019-20. Join us for one or more of our EL Live Webinars featuring important topics related to effectively educating multi-lingual learners. Register for each webinar individual. 

Oct. 23, 2019: Building Academic Vocabulary for EL Success
Understand why academic vocabulary is difficult for multi-lingual learners and learn how to implement 4 high-yield strategies for building academic vocabulary all from the comfort of your classroom or home. 

Jan 15, 2020: Identifying Potential Giftedness
Understand how to address the issues and difficulties of identifying potential giftedness in multi-lingual learners. 

April 22, 2020: Moving from Assessment to Instruction (using data to guide EL instruction)
As ACCESS scores begin to return to your district, gain a deeper understanding of how the ACCESS Scores are calculated, how to use the scale score to determine appropriate growth, and specific ways to use ACCESS data to plan effective instruction of ELs.

 

Cost: 

  • Free for CESA 2 Title III Consortium
  • Free for CESA 2 Immigrant Grant
  • $59 per webinar for all other districts

1-3 credits available through Concordia at $149/credit, please contact Tere Masiarchin at tere.masiarchin@cesa2.org

About the Presenters:

Tere Masiarchin provides high quality and relevant professional development, needs assessment, and program support to school districts and teachers with culturally and linguistically diverse students. Tere comes to CESA 2 from CESA 6 where she was the Director of the Language and Culture Center.  Tere had previously spent 11 years in the Clintonville School District as the EL/Bilingual/Title III/21st CCLC Director and has been an adjunct professor at the UW-Green Bay. Tere is a national SIOP trainer and Thinking Maps Trainer.

 

 

 

 

 

Robin Rivas has worked as a teacher and administrator for 34 years with culturally and linguistically diverse  populations. Robin has also consulted in the areas of program development and professional learning and taught future educators at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

 

Note: If you are a nursing mother, please be sure to include that in the notes of your registration. We have a private room available for nursing mothers, which must be reserved. The key can be obtained from Emily at the front desk when you arrive.

It's that time of the year where the unpredictable weather outdoors makes our training rooms either too cold or too warm. Training room temperatures are controlled offsite and often take time before the adjustment is noticed. We suggest bringing a sweater, wearing close-toed shoes and/or dressing in layers to assure you are as comfortable as possible while at our facility.


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 cancel@cesa2.org. 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.

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