Upcoming Events

This six-part series, will provide tools for site administrators and other educational leaders who support the instruction of English learners to implement, support, and assess a comprehensive ELD program that includes integrated ELD (iELD) and designated ELD (dELD) instruction.

Kate Kinsella
March 4, 2019
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Dr. Kinsella details cross-curricular writing instruction imperatives for educators serving English learners and striving readers, including a focused yet accessible analytic rubric for each assignment, targeted lessons on language and rhetorical devices for specific writing types, explicit analysis of an appropriate writing model, and brief, frequent doses of interactive, teacher-meditated writing practice to build critical competencies for longer, independent assignments.  Participants leave with extensive practical resources to facilitate immediate implementation and provide site-based support to colleagues. 

P3 Symposium
March 7, 2019
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The Educational Services Team and community partners invite district teams to the Preschool through Third Grade (P-3) Symposium BUILDING OUR FUTURE event on March 7, 2019. This event will feature elite speakers on topics that explore the early childhood continuum of early literacy and language, social emotional learning, inclusive practices, and 21st century skills.

Tim Shanahan
May 6, 2019
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If you follow Shanahan on Literacy and get excited about how you can increase comprehension of complex text in grades 2-12, this is your event. Seats are limited, so make sure to get the word out to educators, leaders, and coaches soon to reserve your seat. Dr. Shanahan will address how specific text features might make text hard for students to comprehend. He will take participants through the process of how to guide ALL students in grade level texts through the scaffolding of interpretations of those text features that can interfere with comprehension.
Critical Friends Group
July 15 - July 19, 2019
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Ready to develop peer-to-peer coaching at your school? This five-day workshop provides educators with research-based tools for developing a collaborative culture that fosters professional learning communities and improves student achievement.
Leading with Learning - ELA/ELD
July 30 to August 1, 2019
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We are excited to share an opportunity for Orange County educators to participate in an engaging learning experience with WestEd! This three-day intensive institute provides teachers and educational leaders with clear methods to implement integrated science, literacy, and English language development (ELD). This institute deepens and broadens understanding of California's ELA, ELD, and Science Standards and the CA ELA/ELD Curriculum Framework. Teachers will learn how to plan and implement integrated and designated ELD. Educators will also feel confident in ensuring equity of both knowledge and language for their English learners within the content areas. An additional day fourth day will be available for participants to focus on leadership or implementation to Spanish dual immersion settings.
Leading with Learning ELD Math
August 6 to August 8, 2019
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This three-day intensive institute focuses on deepening understanding of the components of high-quality instruction that integrates the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the Standards for Mathematical Practice and the CA English Language Development (ELD) Standards so that all students can experience success in developing conceptual knowledge and the English language simultaneously. The learning is grounded in the CA ELA/ELD and Math Frameworks to ensure that all students develop academic literacy, analytical practices, and deep content understanding in mathematics.

Cognitive Coaching
Begins August 16, 2019
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Give yourself the gift of tools that will help you become a better listener and communicator through the Cognitive Coaching training.  Throughout the four days, you will learn how to ask meditational questions that will push another person's thinking instead of coming up with all the answers and solutions yourself. You will also spend some time practicing both planning and reflecting conversations that will help you become more effective in your work setting.

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