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Forum and Networking Event: Response to Intervention (RtI): Operative Implementation for English Language Learners (ELLs)

Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education (MABE)

Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

Chestnut Hill, MASSACHUSETTS 02467

Forum and Networking Event: Response to Intervention (RtI):...

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 Striving to identify what special considerations need attention when implementing an RtI model with ELL students?

Searching for quality indicators for the instruction of struggling ELL students?

Interested in the national perspective on RtI and ELLs?

Come hear from a nationally renown researcher.

Talk to state leaders who have developed guidance documents.

Listen to a school personnel describe their experiences implementing RtI with an ELL population

 

This and more when you attend the Forum and Networking Event on Response to Intervention and English Language Learners:

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Janette Klingner

Janette Klingner is a professor in bilingual, multicultural special education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She was a bilingual special education teacher for ten years before earning a Ph.D. in reading and learning disabilities. Currently, she is a co-Principal Investigator on 2 research projects funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education and a co-Principal Investigator for an Equity Assistance Center (Region VIII).

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Considerations when Implementing RTI with English Language Learners

In this session, the presenter will discuss challenges faced by educators implementing RTI in culturally and linguistically diverse schools as well as some of the assumptions underlying RTI than can be problematic for English language learners. She will provide recommendations for practice.

 Final Program

8:30am   Breakfast and Check-in

9:00am   Welcome and Introduction

9:15am   Keynote Speaker: Dr. Janette Klingner

10:15am Panel Response: Jenny Scala (NCRTI), Joseph Dow (MA DESE),     Claudia Rinaldi (BC), Susan McGilvray- Rivet (Framingham Public Schools), Erica Herman (Boston Public Schools)

10:45am Question and Answer

11:15am  Break and Transition

11:30am  Box Luncheon

Choice between:

A) Networking - continuing RtI discussion with colleague (Higher Education, State, District, School, Parent) or

B) Presentation of RtI implementation by staff at the Gardner Pilot Academy, Boston Public Schools

1:30 pm MABE honors its past leaders at the membership meeting!


Location: The Heights, Corcoran Building, Lower Campus Road, Boston College


For parking information at Boston College, please visit: http://www.bc.edu/offices/transportation/visitor.html

With registration, participants will receive a free MABE membership (valid for 2010-2011).  A Certificate of Attendance (5 hours of PDP's) will be earned at the conclusion of the day.

Purpose:

The Forum and Networking Event is intended to create public understanding about bilingualism and the education of English language learners in the process of effective Response to Intervention as it impacts the English language learner’s achievement, programming, curriculum and pedagogy.

Intended Audience: Teachers of General Education, Bilingual Education, Dual Language Programs, ESL, and Special Education Programs, State Department of Education, School District Leaders, Support Staff, Parents, and Medical Professionals

Sponsors: Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education (MABE) , Boston College Lynch School of Education (Partnership Grant funded by the Teachers for New Era Grant ), New England Equity Assistance Center (NEEAC)

Support from Mauricio Gaston Institute, Lesley University, Nelllie Mae Foundation, National Center for RtI,  and the New England RtI Community of Practice, MATSOL

Capacity: Space is limited, no onsite registration!

 


Have questions about Forum and Networking Event: Response to Intervention (RtI): Operative Implementation for English Language Learners (ELLs)? Contact Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education (MABE)
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Boston College - The Heights
140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, MASSACHUSETTS 02467

Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 2:00 PM (EDT)


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Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education (MABE)

Vision

Bilingualism and multiculturalism are assets that provide cognitive, social, emotional, educational, and employment advantages for all students.

 

 Mission

We identify, promote and disseminate research-based programs and practices that support bilingualism and multiculturalism for educational success.


 Visit www.massmabe.org and learn more about Dual Language Programs  

 MABE Membership Rate: $40.00


www.massmabe.org
A nonprofit organization for  educators, families, and policy makers supporting bilingualism and multiculturalism for educational success.


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Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 10:39 AM

Need a place to stay?  The following hotels are not far from the Boston College campus.

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Friday, April 9, 2010 - 10:25 AM

Due to the high volume of inquiries, registration through PURCHASE ORDER is now available!

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 5:03 PM

The Heights conference rooms are located on the second floor of the Corcoran Commons building.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 4:18 PM

For parking information at Boston College, please visit:

http://www.bc.edu/offices/transportation/visitor.html

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