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ELL Success Summer Institute

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Confianza's Sarah Ottow Introduces Our ELL Success Summer Institute

FOUR-WEEK SESSIONS IN JULY & AUGUST
SPECIAL PRICE: $179

Earn 20 PD Hours & Certificate of Completion from Confianza

Join your fellow rock star teachers for Confianza’s online ELL Success Summer Institute! This self-directed PD experience includes 16 hours of online learning modules plus four, 30-minute workshops. Through in-depth videos, resources and workhops, you will learn the strategies and best practices for planning, teaching, and assessing English language learners with a Language Lens, honoring each student’s diversity while supporting their academic language development and content learning.

Summer Institute participants will also receive a free year of Teaching Channel access (a $99 value).  

July Session

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July 6-10, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, July 6 at 11:30 AM EDT: Developing Empathy for Your ELLs
  • Complete Online Modules (6 hours): Self-Assessment & Foundations

July 13-17, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, July 13 at 11:30 AM EDT: Integrating All Language Domains
  • Complete Online Modules (6 hours): Planning & Teaching with a Language Lens

July 20-24, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, July 20 at 11:30 AM EDT: Integrating Language Supports
  • Complete Online Modules (6 hours): Assessing & Collaborating with a Language Lens

July 27, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, July 27 at 11:30 AM EDT: Reflecting and Planning Next Steps

REGISTER FOR JULY SESSION

August Session

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August 3-7, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, August 3 at 11:30 AM EDT: Developing Empathy for Your ELLs
  • Complete Online Modules (6 hours): Self-Assessment & Foundations

August 10-14, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, August 10 at 11:30 AM EDT: Integrating All Language Domains
  • Complete Online Modules (6 hours): Planning & Teaching with a Language Lens

August 17-21, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, August 17 at 11:30 AM EDT: Integrating Language Supports
  • Complete Online Modules (6 hours): Assessing & Collaborating with a Language Lens

August 24, 2020

  • Mini-Workshop (30 minutes) on Monday, August 24 at 11:30 AM EDT: Reflecting and Planning Next Steps

REGISTER FOR AUGUST SESSION

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Facilitated by Sarah B. Ottow, Founder and Director of Confianza

Sarah has over twenty years of experience in teaching, training, and coaching for English language learner (ELL) success. As a professional development specialist, her work focuses on improving cultural understanding, communication, and collaboration. Sarah is also the author of The Language Lens for Content Classrooms: A Guide for K-12 Educators of English and Academic Language Learners.


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Explore 6 Other Courses to Help You Reach Your Learning Goals

We've partnered with Confianza to offer you a series of courses designed to support teachers of English language learners. Confianza's 5-star rated courses are an affordable way to earn your continuing ed credits and invest in your own professional learning. Each course is self-directed, goal-driven, and facilitated by an ELL teacher leader.

Questions about Confianza's courses or additional professional development services? Please reach out to Confianza Director Sarah Ottow at info@ellstudents.com

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Strong Home-School Connections for ELLs

All educators can tap into English learners' rich and diverse assets to improve student and family engagement and classroom performance. In this course, Confianza shares evidence-based strategies for uncovering students' and families' "funds of knowledge" for culturally and linguistically responsive schooling. This course is state-approved by Massachusetts DESE for 15 SEI PDPs (EEC116-EEC120) and state-approved in Rhode Island for PLUs.
 
Each 15-hour online course is $179 USD.
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Differentiating

In order to plan and deliver effective, meaningful instruction for ELs, educators need to understand deep features of academic language and provide targeted scaffolds for a language-rich classroom.  In this course, Confianza promotes evidence-based strategies for intentionally planning instruction with a language lens. This course is state-approved by Massachusetts DESE for 15 SEI PDPs (EEC116-EEC120) and state-approved in Rhode Island for PLUs.
 
Each 15-hour online course is $179 USD.

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Analyzing ELL Data

Educators must have a deep understanding of multiple data sources and how to use this data to improve language and content instruction and assessment. In this course, Confianza shares practices and strategies to help educators analyze ELL data and design valid and reliable assessments that minimize cultural and linguistic bias. This course is state-approved by Massachusetts DESE for 15 SEI PDPs (EEC116-EEC120) and state-approved in Rhode Island for PLUs.
 
Each 15-hour online course is $179 USD.

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Leadership Collaboration

Strong partnerships between EL specialists and content area educators are essential for high quality instruction and collaborative school cultures. In this course, Confianza shares strategies to deepen professional learning communities and support EL specialists in modeling effective collaboration built on mutual respect. This course is state-approved by Massachusetts DESE for 15 SEI PDPs (EEC116-EEC120) and state-approved in Rhode Island for PLUs.
 
Each 15-hour online course is $179 USD.

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Evaluation Leadership

Leaders need to understand the competencies and skills that content and language teachers must have to effectively support English Learners. In this course, Confianza teaches evidence-based strategies for strengthening school culture, programming, and professional learning to benefit linguistically diverse students and families. This course is state-approved by Massachusetts DESE for 15 SEI PDPs (EEC116-EEC120) and state-approved in Rhode Island for PLUs.
 
Each 15-hour online course is $179 USD.

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Confianza brings a Language Lens to everything we do, helping educators honor each student's identity, while supporting their academic language development and content learning. In this self-directed course, you will learn the strategies and best practices planning, teaching, and assessing for ELs with a Language Lens, through in-depth videos and resources.
 
Each 15-hour online course is $179 USD.

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