10 Empire State Blvd

Castleton, NY 12033

Tel: (518) 477-8771

Fax: (518) 477-1335


District Superintendent
Dr. Gladys I. Cruz

Deputy Superintendent
Matt Sloane

Trini Hernandez

Resource Specialists:
Jessa Waterhouse
Sandy Strock

Program Support Specialist:
Lindsey Konderwich


May 23, 2018 - Quality Curriculum for ELLs webinar for all teachers of ELLs

This one hour webinar (3-4pm) will provide an overview of strategies for supporting ELL students in the general education classroom. This session will include graphic organizers, instructional strategies and ways to use Universal Designs for Learning (UDL) to support all students. 

Please sign up on My Learning Plan to attend: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2673041&D=15197


June 4, 2018 - Supporting ELLs' Pathways to Graduation

In this hands-on session, participants will begin by identifying the challenges of ELLs graduating in their context. Through the use of jigsaw readings, case studies, and a policy analysis template, participants will explore policies, tools, and strategies for increasing ELLs graduation rates. Participants will apply strategies and will set goals for strengthening the graduation rates in their context. ENL teachers in middle and high school settings are encouraged to attend with their co-teaching partners, administrators and support staff.

Please register on Frontline to attend: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=15197&I=2745410


June 26-28, 2018 – Quality Curriculum for ELLs

The purpose of this three-day program (June 26, 27, 28) is to examine attributes of quality curriculum and how they can be used to support ELLs.

Day one will focus on the big picture of curriculum and what needs to be in place to ensure a high quality curriculum.

Day two will focus on using curriculum to make informed decisions about classroom instruction that addresses the needs of ELL students.

Day three will be focused on applying what the teachers have learned, discussed and considered over the previous two days. Participants will have dedicated design time to create or revise assessments or learning experiences they plan on using in September.

Please register on Frontline to attend: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2673158&D=15197

*As a reminder please note that all RBERN sponsored events are free of charge. The RBERN is a CTLE approved sponsor and our events meet the requirements for ELL specific professional development.