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To empower our schools in their development of inclusive educational environments, the NYC Special Education Collaborative offers over 50 professional development opportunities each semester – including workshops, panel discussions, practicums, mini-conferences, and webinars.
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Anyone administering and scoring the NYSESLAT must receive training in how to do so. In this session, attendees will learn about the administration of the 2019 NYSESLAT. We will practice scoring the Speaking and Writing subtests using the NYSESLAT rubrics. Attendees will have time to further explore scoring materials related to their particular grade bands. Presented by: Melissa Katz **Note that schools receive a set amount of seats to ELL Compliance & Assessment, based on their Membership with the NYC…Find out more »
Anyone administering and scoring the NYSESLAT must receive training in how to do so. In this session, attendees will learn about the administration of the 2019 NYSESLAT. We will practice scoring the Speaking and Writing subtests using the NYSESLAT rubrics. Attendees will have time to further explore scoring materials related to their particular grade bands. Presented by: Kristen Coelho **Note that schools receive a set amount of seats to ELL Compliance & Assessment, based on their Membership with the NYC…Find out more »
Session 3 - Equitable Assessment Practices & Measuring our Impact The Coaching for Equity, Language, and Literary Program is designed for coaches dedicated to the mission of improving culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogy through a social justice education approach. Change agents for effective coaching for equity, language and literacy need a strong vision and mission statement for what this looks like in practice. Session 3 Objectives: identify trends and patterns in your coaching data that show your impact on equity-based…Find out more »
Want to help families with the special education process? Looking for ways to help keep families organized? Come participate in a "red binder" session where you can learn how to help build a resource binder for your families to keep track of all of their testing, appointment letters, IEPs or documents needed to help ensure students get the support they are entitled to! By attending this session, attendees will leave with: sample of what a "red binder" can look like…Find out more »
It’s time to stop admiring the data and use the data to action plan to support ALL scholars! School leaders will learn about how data powers Achievement First’s strategy to more equitably serve children with special needs. We will start by sharing how the current system has been utilized to ensure we are looking at, servicing, and supporting ALL scholars to improve outcomes. Then we will discuss the pathway for schools leaders to create a similar system at their schools/networks…Find out more »
Join us as we read Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. In addition to personal reflection and discussion about the text, participants will engage in activities that connect the book’s content with their roles as educators. ATTENDEES MUST PURCHASE THE BOOK AND READ IT PRIOR TO THE SESSION. Presenters: Channon Essex and Corey GreenFind out more »
The most common challenge for schools on the PLC journey is how to transition from a culture of compliance to a culture of commitment. Collective responsibility in a PLC exists when two fundamental assumptions are in place: 1. We believe in our ability to ensure high levels of learning for all students 2. We make the collective commitment to ensure learning occurs for every student While educators agree that school communities should have some form of mission, vision, and set…Find out more »