Region 3

Bilingual / ESL / LOTE Summer Training

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Lisa Hernandez

Bilingual/ESL/LOTE/ Title III Specialist

Region III ESC

lhernandez@esc3.net


Rosie Hale

Bilingual/ESL/LOTE/Title III Specialist

Region III ESC

rhale@esc3.net

Rti for ELLs: Considerations for Success with Diverse Learners (K-6)

Monday, June 8th, 9am-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX


Session ID: 64462

Fee Non-Coop: $85.00

Fee Coop: $10.00



Educators face many challenges when striving to adapt their Response to Intervention (RtI) program to meet the unique needs of English Language Learners (ELLs). Using The RtI for ELLs fold out chart, this training walks participants through the components of an RtI model specifically tailored for ELLs. In addition, participants will practice using accommodations, assessments, and strategies for ELLs, based on language proficiency levels and cultural backgrounds. This training also provides participants with hands-on activities that can be implemented immediately to support culturally and linguistically diverse students in K-6 classrooms.


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Sheltered Instruction Plus

Wednesday, June 17th, 9am-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64463

Non-Coop Fee: $85.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


Sheltered Instruction Plus presented by Seidlitz Education

Districts looking for strategies to increase achievement for English Language Learners in content-area classrooms should attend this training. Sheltered Instruction Plus emphasizes research-based strategies to help students improve their comprehension and academic English communication skills. The templates and resources provided help teachers plan and implement a practical approach to instructing English Language Learners. Participants will receive the book, Sheltered Instruction Plus, a compilation of strategies and techniques to use when integrating the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) in a sheltered approach.

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TEKS in Spanish - Grades PK - 2

Tuesday, July 7th, 9am-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64169

Non-Coop Fee: $85.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


This one-day training addresses the essential state components of Pk-2 Spanish Language Arts instruction and includes activities to address transferable skills for English language learners.


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Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Spanish

Wednesday, July 8th, 9am-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64200

Non-Coop Fee: $85.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


This workshop is designed for teachers of Spanish. It begins by examining the range of proficiencies and linguistic variations students have. Participants then engage in activities focused on adapting standards-based instruction to provide students opportunities to expand their existing language proficiency as they develop a full range of cultural and linguistic skills.


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ESL Supplemental #154 TExES Review (2 DAYS)

Thursday, July 9th, 9am to Friday, July 10th, 4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64223

Non-Coop Fee: $85.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


This is a TWO DAY training from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day.


This training prepares teachers for the ESL TExES 154 Supplemental. Examinees become familiar with the domains and competencies to be tested; test item formats; and study resources. They receive a comprehensive overview of theories, research and current practices in the second language acquisition process, and in the teaching of English language learners in the ESL classroom. Teachers pursuing a bilingual certification (EC-6) also benefit from training - please let Lisa Hernandez know if you are coming for bilingual certification information. Attendees receive Dr. Morales’s Content and Review Practice Book.


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Power Packed K-2 Small Group Instruction for ELLs

Tuesday, July 14th, 9am-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64620

Non-Coop Fee: $85.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


In this session teachers will have an understanding of early literacy strategies for prevention as well as intervention using leveled text that are culturally relevant and content based. The materials that will be used in the session are Fountas and Pinnell leveled.




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Foldables for ELLs in an Elementary Math Classroom

Wednesday, July 15th, 9am-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 63977

Non-Coop Fee: $85.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


ELL's at all grade levels can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the amount of vocabulary, academic concepts, and language they must learn in English to be successful. Foldables provide fun approach to help pull out the key information that ELL's must know to master Math content. This session is highly interactive and you will go home with a tool that can be incorporated into your daily lesson and station activities.




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ELPS Instructional Tool and Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide for Grades 3-12

Tuesday, Aug. 4th, 9am-12pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64298

Non-Coop Fee: $25.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


Participants will explore how to plan effective instruction that addresses the language development process of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher. Participants will also discuss how to design instruction to provide an intensive and ongoing foundation in second language acquisition.


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ELPS Instructional Tool and Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide for Grades 3-12

Tuesday, Aug. 4th, 1-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64301

Non-Coop Fee: $25.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


Participants will explore how to plan effective instruction that addresses the language development process of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher. Participants will also discuss how to design instruction to provide an intensive and ongoing foundation in second language acquisition.


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Implementing Bilingual Programs in Texas

Thursday, Aug. 6th, 9am-4pm

1905 Leary Lane

Victoria, TX

Session ID: 64517

Non Coop Fee: $85.00

Coop Fee: $10.00


This training will cover the background of bilingual education, why it works, differences in program models, best practices and implementation.


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Please register by May 12, 2015.

Workshops that do not meet minimum participation requirements will be cancelled on May 13, 2015.