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To empower our schools in their development of inclusive educational environments, the Collaborative For Inclusive Education offers over 50 professional development opportunities each semester – including workshops, panel discussions, practicums, mini-conferences, and webinars.
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Transcending Boundaries Through Family Literacy: An Exploration of ENL Learning and Teaching with Technology
Technology can provide powerful new pathways to help family literacy programs more fully meet MLL/ELLs needs. When thoughtfully integrated, technology can offer new supports and educational opportunities for ENL parents, helping them become confident partners in their children's learning. A focus on six current trends at the forefront of MLL/ELL teaching with a look at practical implementation paths towards student and family literacy. By attending this session, attendees will leave with... free online and tech family literacy resources for teachers…Find out more »
In this webinar, the ESOL team from NYC’s Tenement Museum will share information about how educators can help students place their own immigration experience within a broader historical and political framework and promote critical engagement with civic issues through their Shared Journeys program. The presenters will also share information about this free ESOL workshop designed for New York City public middle and high school students and how they provide a unique context for English language learning. Presented By: Pedro Garcia Julia Mushalko *This…Find out more »
Through training in CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI), participants will develop prevention strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage. Participants will learn how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately. By utilizing discussions, role-plays and activities, attendees will leave the workshop with certification in verbal de-escalation and physical disengagement skills by the Crisis Prevention Institute and strategies to support students and staff in moments of crisis. Suggested Audience: Teachers, Counselors, Deans, Administrators (*FOR…Find out more »
Educators are often the first adults that children come to when searching for answers and support about their or their family's immigration status. While educators are not expected to know the specifics of immigration law, they should know basic rights that are available to all students regardless of their immigration status. In addition, educators must be aware of ways they can create safe classroom spaces through strategies and relevant curriculum. This training is a foundational conversation that is intended for…Find out more »
Facilitated by national educational equity expert Dr. Ebony Green, the Leading for Equity Institute is a two-day seminar designed to support school leaders and their leadership teams as they seek to ensure equitable outcomes for all their students. Leaders will explore the expanded definition of cultural relevancy and educational equity and evaluate how school environments do or do not promote equity of voice, both for staff and students. On Day 1 of the Leading for Equity Institute, school teams will…Find out more »
This session is focused on supporting MLL/ELLs in the Reading and Writing Workshop. Educators will be presented with differentiated instructional strategies for supporting learners at all language proficiency levels throughout all stages of the Reading and Writing Workshop: planning units of study, whole-group instruction, guided learning experiences, small-group instruction, and reflection and sharing. The instructional strategies and suggestions will include informational and fiction units of study with classroom teaching and differentiation examples, suggested children's literature and student examples. Attendees will…Find out more »
This workshop aims at educating the key school personnel/teams on the fundamentals of understanding suicide. Participants will begin to understand suicide as a youth epidemic and a crisis, learn how to identify and talk to at-risk students, learn how to discuss suicide with families and other staff to de-escalate, develop a multi-tiered approach to assessment and management, and discuss/begin foundational planning for suicide safety in their schools. It is recommended to attend with a colleague and/or school leader. Continuing Education…Find out more »
Parker (2010) reminds us that "Equitable and trustworthy conjoint living is not only a matter of being heard but also of hearing others"(p. 2827). As leaders and educators, we often get so caught up in speaking that we forget to listen - to ourselves and to others. However, those in leadership positions are best positioned to cultivate empathy in school communities by developing critical listening skills than can support their teachers and students through reflective practices and introduction to multiple…Find out more »
Creating a Positive Classroom Learning Community: “Good-bye” Behavior Gimmicks, “Hello” Research-Based Practices
Our goal is to ensure all students are socially and academically prepared for success in their college and career transitions. We want our students to make healthy choices and use what they learn to improve their lives and the lives of others. Thus, our behavioral approach should promote respect for self and others, and build a positive classroom learning community. In this workshop, participants will explore strategies and techniques for the four pillars on motivating students and increasing student academic…Find out more »