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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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The most common challenge for schools on the Professional Learning Community (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,…Find out more »
In this lunch and learn, ELL educators will have an opportunity to learn from their peers on a variety of topics. In the first half of the lunch and learn, participate in structured networking and problem-solving protocols around common barriers. In the second half of the event, learn how two schools, Heketi Community Charter School and New Visions Charter High School Humanities II, structured year-long plans to support ELLs’ writing development, both within and outside of the ELL department, using the WITsi framework. Participants…Find out more »
In this webinar, St. Hope Leadership Academy's ENL Instructional Specialist will continue his walk-through of the lessons his school learned in launching their new ELL professional learning community (PLC). This is a follow-up to our 12/18/18 webinar, but registrants do not need to have attended that webinar. You can find Part 1 resources here. Presenter: Frederic LimFind out more »
In a follow up to the 05/31 ELL Lunch and Learn, Heketi staff will share WITsi strategies (Writing is Thinking through Strategic Inquiry) that they have implemented this year to support their multilingual learners’ writing development, as well as share areas of growth that they continue to strategize around in order to support all multilingual learners. Attendees will have an opportunity to visit classrooms to see students and staff in action, as well as time to debrief observations and pose…Find out more »
Now in its 9th year, the NYC Special Education Collaborative’s Annual Education Conference convenes educators from across NYC to engage with and learn from national experts. Our speakers will inspire and challenge educators to reimagine education through the lens of equity and inclusion for all students. Join experts to discuss topics like critical listening and counter storytelling, multicultural education, and improving pedagogy in urban education. Check out the full agenda HERE June 11 Morning Moderated Q&A: Ibtihaj Muhammad Choose Your…Find out more »