NISD ELL Newsletter

May 2016

NISD ELL Newcomer Academy

Tuesday, June 14th, 8:30am

1350 Eagle Boulevard

Haslet, TX

This literacy based academy is for NISD students entering 6th-12th grades who are within their first 3 years of U.S. schooling or are still scoring at TELPAS Beginning or Intermediate Composite levels.


We will be engaging in culturally relevant literature circles and blogging. The sessions will run from 8:30AM - 12:00PM from 6/14/16-6/24/16. For further information please contact:


Lisa Wheet - lwheet@nisdtx.org

Katie Walker - mwalker@nisdtx.org

Tracie Williams - twilliams02@nisdtx.org

Sendera Ranch Elementary School

Early Summer PreK-K English Language Learning Academy

Monday, June 13th, 8:30am

1216 Diamond Back Lane

Haslet, TX

This program is available to students entering kindergarten or 1st grade and who qualify as an ELL. This program will provide developmentally appropriate language support to help prepare students for the academic rigor during the school year.


These sessions will run Monday-Thursday from 8:30AM-3:30PM at both Sendera Ranch Elementary and Granger Elementary. For additional information, please contact:


Sunni Johnson - sjohnson@nisdtx.org

Maria Scott - mscott@nisdtx.org

Lisa Wheet - lwheet@nisdtx.org

Late Summer PreK-K English Language Learning Academy

Monday, July 18th, 8:30am

1216 Diamond Back Lane

Haslet, TX

This program is available to students entering kindergarten or 1st grade and who qualify as an ELL. This program will provide developmentally appropriate language support to help prepare students for the academic rigor during the school year.


These sessions will run Monday-Thursday from 8:30AM-3:30PM at both Sendera Ranch Elementary and Granger Elementary. For additional information, please contact:


Sunni Johnson - sjohnson@nisdtx.org

Maria Scott - mscott@nisdtx.org

Lisa Wheet - lwheet@nisdtx.org

Granger Elementary School

Early Summer PreK-K English Language Learning Academy

Monday, June 13th, 8:30am

Granger Elementary School, Fort Worth, TX

This program is available to students entering kindergarten or 1st grade and who qualify as an ELL. This program will provide developmentally appropriate language support to help prepare students for the academic rigor during the school year.


These sessions will run Monday-Thursday from 8:30AM-3:30PM at both Sendera Ranch Elementary and Granger Elementary. For additional information, please contact:


Sunni Johnson - sjohnson@nisdtx.org

Maria Scott - mscott@nisdtx.org

Lisa Wheet - lwheet@nisdtx.org

Late Summer PreK-K English Language Learning Academy

Monday, July 18th, 8:30am

Granger Elementary School, Fort Worth, TX

This program is available to students entering kindergarten or 1st grade and who qualify as an ELL. This program will provide developmentally appropriate language support to help prepare students for the academic rigor during the school year.


These sessions will run Monday-Thursday from 8:30AM-3:30PM at both Sendera Ranch Elementary and Granger Elementary. For additional information, please contact:


Sunni Johnson - sjohnson@nisdtx.org

Maria Scott - mscott@nisdtx.org

Lisa Wheet - lwheet@nisdtx.org

Summer Opportunities for Teachers

ESL Certification

Don't forget that if you choose to gain your ESL Certification, Student Services can help you cover the costs as long as you do not currently have ELLs enrolled in your class. Earning your certification over the summer is an easy way to ensure that you meet this qualification for reimbursement.

http://www.nisdtx.org/Page/1229


For additional questions, please contact: Lisa Wheet lwheet@nisdtx.org

Title III Symposium

Monday, July 25th, 8am

500 East Cesar Chavez Street

Austin, TX

The 2016 Title III Symposium will be held July 26-27, 2016 at the Austin Convention Center in downtown Austin. All Title III public school district, charter school, and education service center (ESC) education professionals are invited to attend. This year's event will contain informational breakout sessions that will help provide educators and administrators from Texas Title III-funded school districts and charter schools throughout the state with relevant, research-based information to help them better serve our state's English language learners (ELLs).


https://www.escweb.net/tx_r2/catalog/conference.aspx?conference_id=1327886

ENGAGE Professional Learning Institute

August 9-11, 2016

#ENGAGENISD


Northwest Independent School District is excited to offer our 2nd annual ENGAGE Summer Professional Learning Institute. The ENGAGE Institute offers over 200 learning sessions for teachers and administrators to choose from to meet their individual learning needs. The sessions are taught by outside experts in the field of education, NISD administrators, and our teachers covering every core content area as well as electives.


For additional information, please see the following link:

http://www.nisdtx.org//site/Default.aspx?PageID=61061

NISD K-12 ELL Instructional Coaches