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


February 15, 2018 - Quality Curriculum for ELLs webinar for Administrators

This one-hour webinar will provide a variety of strategies for supporting ENL teachers with regard to quality curriculum. The session will explore tools available from NYSED and national organizations.  Please register on My Learning Plan to attend: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=15197&I=2672998


March 23, 2018 - Strategies to Support Students with Interrupted/Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE) and ELL Newcomers

In this hands-on session, participants will begin by identifying the characteristics, strengths, and challenges of SIFE and ELL newcomers in their context. Through the use of case studies and the modeling of activities, participants will explore tools and strategies for addressing the socio-emotional needs of SIFE and ELL newcomers as well as a framework of effective instruction for these students. Finally, participants will set goals for strengthening the socio-emotional and instructional support for SIFE and ELL newcomers in their context. ENL teachers are encouraged to attend with their co-teaching partners.  Please register on My Learning Plan to attend: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=15197&I=2682833

*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.