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


January 17, 2018 - Focus Group 3: Math and K-12 ELLs

The third Focus Group of the 2017-2018 school year will be held at Questar III BOCES from 3:45-5:45PM and presented by Sandy Strock, RBERN Resource Specialist, and Heidi Bromley, School Improvement Math Specialist.  This Focus Group will be conducted as a book study on The SIOP Model for Teaching Mathematics to English Learners. Each participant will receive this book at the workshop.  If you would like to attend, please register on My Learning Plan: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2628605&D=15197


February 9, 2018 - Collaborating to Build a Culturally Responsive School Climate for English Language Learners (ELLs) and Their Families

In this hands-on session, participants will explore tools and strategies to support the development of a culturally responsive school climate that supports the academic and social needs of ELLs and their families. Participants will practice strategies to work collaboratively with colleagues and administrators in order to foster a more equitable academic environment for ELLs. Participants will also explore strategies for building collaborative relationships with ELL families. Participants will develop an action plan to support their work moving forward.  Please register on My Learning Plan to attend: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?I=2655409&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.