RBERN for Parents

May 2021 Parent Newsletter

RBERN is funded through a contract with the New York State Education Department.

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Welcome parents!

Please check out all the information that we have for the month of May!

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NYSABE will have a few workshops designated for parents. NYSABE parent workshops will be held during the PRE-CONFERENCE days. Below please find the link to register for the PRE-CONFERENCE at no cost.

NYSABE tendrá algunos talleres designados para las padres. Los talleres para padres de NYSABE se llevarán a cabo durante los días PREVIOS A LA CONFERENCIA. A continuación, encontrará el enlace para registrarse para la PRE-CONFERENCIA sin costo alguno.

Plan Your Vaccine

Everything you need to know about getting a Covid-19 vaccination as the rollout extends across the U.S. Information available in Spanish and Mandarin.
Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

latest documents from NYSDOH in relation to the travel quarantine updates. The NYS Travel Advisory website has also been updated to reflect the new changes–


Taller Virtual para Padres Y Familias

Taller Virtual - 27 de mayo del 2021 - 5pm

Taller Virtual para Padres Y Familias
Zoom link: https://questar-org.zoom.us/j/98649302364?pwd=QVVyWGJzR2piREtOK2FlQXQ2clBvUT09

Presentadores Marcia Soares, especialista en recursos, y Yulissa Gomez, especialista en apoyo al programa
Red Regional de Recursos de Educación Bilingüe de Capital Region

En este taller discutiremos sobre los derechos que usted tiene como padre multilingüe en el estado de Nueva York. También discutiremos sobre el proceso de la educación especial.

Columbia County Sanctuary Movement

El Movimiento Santuario del Condado de Columbia organiza con inmigrantes y aliados para apoyar, empoderar y defender colectivamente nuestras comunidades.

Comuníquese con nosotros si necesita apoyo legal en caso de una multa de transito, cita con la corte, cita para registro de inmigración, o necesidad de evaluar su estado migratorio.

United Immigrants of New York

¿Qué es United Immigrants of New York?

United Immigrants of New York es un grupo de apasionados inmigrantes de primera generación que se ofrecen como voluntarios para informar a las comunidades inmigrantes de Nueva York. Brindamos a las comunidades hispanohablantes información de calidad sobre una variedad de temas, utilizando videos, mensajes sociales y otras plataformas tecnológicas para garantizar el máximo alcance. Para nosotros, información de calidad es relevante, de fácil acceso, comprensible, personable, y disponible de forma gratuita. ¡Infórmese y comparten!

What is United Immigrants of New York?

United Immigrants of New York is a group of passionate first-generation immigrants volunteering to inform immigrant communities of New York. We provide Spanish speaking communities with quality information on a range of topics, using video, social messaging and other technology platforms to ensure maximum reach. For us, quality information is relevant, easily accessible, understandable, relatable, and made available for free. Be informed and spread the word!

¿Cómo Pago la Universidad?

FAFSA-TAP & Dream Act PowerPoints Presentations - Spanish Versions

Welcome Families of Emergent Multilingual Learners to Prekindergarten in New York State

Resource for the parents of our Emergent Multilingual Learners. This resource was created in collaboration with Lehman College and Translated by our Language RBERN. This parent brochure answers four critical questions concerning the use of the home language. You can access the English and other languages here.

New York State Education Department

Parent Guide to Understanding the NYSESLAT Score Report

This document is intended to help families, students, educators, and the public to better understand the New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT), and interpret the 2017 NYSESLAT Score Report for each English Language Learner (ELL) / Multilingual Learner (MLL).


The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is committed to making data available and easy to use. This site provides a first step so families can be better informed as they work to advance student achievement.



Translation Services

Capital District RBERN displays a translation services list on their website. This list contains more than 80 language assistants offering about 19 or more languages.

The Capital Region RBERN offers this list as a reference and does not endorse any particular entity.

**Your student’s school is required to provide you an interpreter for pertinent meetings and should also provide key information translated into your preferred native language.

La escuela de su hijo/a debe proporcionarle un intérprete para las reuniones pertinentes y también debe proporcionar información clave traducida a su idioma nativo preferido.

PBS KIDS for Parents

PBS KIDS Family Night

Gather the gang for Family Night, weekly family viewing events featuring movie specials or themed programming. Watch, play and learn with your favorite PBS KIDS characters every Friday from 7 to 9 pm and repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings.

Unity for Literacy

Unity for Literacy is a site that offers a variety of digital books for children, guides about COVID-19 for adults and resources for teachers to use in classrooms. The best part is that it contains books narrated in 45 languages!

Capital District Latino

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The Golden Door Program

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Who, What & Where is CD RBERN? - Informational Webinar

ENL Family 1-sheet regarding Summer/Fall changes

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