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NYC Charter School Center – Training Room

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111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States

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December 2019

Supportive Space for Educators of Color: A People of Color Affinity Group

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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This group will be an informal supportive space for educators of color to build community and strengthen their self-advocacy tools and anti-racist pedagogy. We will engage in dialogue about racism, oppression, and its impact on educators of color, students and the communities in which we work. We will also discuss best practices for self-care, self-advocacy, and practicing anti-racist pedagogy and anti-racist dialogue within school spaces. This group is ongoing, and welcomes new participants to drop-in. *This event is seat-free for…

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Strategies for Supporting Newcomer MLLs/ELLs & SLIFE Students

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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This workshop is designed to facilitate teaching and learning in diverse contexts. Participants will engage directly in best practice techniques as they explore Newcomer/SLIFE education, culturally-sensitive trauma, and impactful instructional tools that lead to healthy socio-linguistic integration and academic success. The day will be divided into three distinct workshop sessions, with the following objectives. We will: a) establish a common knowledge and vocabulary around Newcomer/Recent Arriver and SLIFE students; b) identify key manifestations of transition shock (trauma) and gain tools…

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Using Data to Guide Change

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Kelly Wickham Hurst is a 23 year public school veteran as both a classroom teacher and an administrator in guidance, dean and assistant principal roles. In 2016, she created Being Black at School to help advocate for Black students both in schools with educators as well as for parents raising Black children. In addition to this, she is a National Trainer & Organizer for Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training. In her session, educators will learn how to use data to…

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White Anti-Racism Affinity Group

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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This will be an informal group discussion for white educators who would like accountability towards doing the work of unpacking white privilege.  Participants will engage in dialogue around identifying and understanding white privilege and how to engage in conversations around race so that we do not perpetuate racial injustice in our schools and classrooms.  It is a space where white educators can practice, model, and improve anti-racist practices through asking ignorant questions and processing deep emotion without co-opting multiracial dialogues…

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Ethics and Protocols of Live Interpretation

December 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Federal law mandates that MLL/ELL parents receive the same information that English speaking parents receive in a language they understand. The Department of Justice and the Office for Civil Rights have stated that schools may use staff to act as translators and interpreters, provided that staff are trained. In this training, participants will learn about cultural competency and the ins and outs of interpretation. They will have an opportunity to participate in role-plays related to common scenarios that arise during…

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Supporting MLLs/ELLs Through UDL: Recruiting Interest & Culturally Responsive Teaching (Part 2)

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to lesson planning that emphasizes engagement and multiple entry points for all students. In this session, participants will be able to understand the overlap of UDL and culturally responsive teaching and will learn strategies to plan for access and engagement for MLLs/ELLs. Work time will be built in to problem-solve common barriers to implementation and to edit upcoming lesson or unit plans using the strategies and tools explored in the workshop. Presenter: Melissa…

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Supporting MLLs/ELLs Through UDL: Work Session

December 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NYC Charter School Center – Training Room, 111 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10006 United States
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Join us in an optional work session to think through how to bring lessons learned to life in your own schools. Participants will be able to speak with fellow practitioners and walk away with actionable next steps. Presenter: Melissa Katz *This event is part of the MLL/ELL Instruction strand and is seat-free for members of The Collaborative for Inclusive Education.

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