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ELL Programs: Legal Concerns & Implementation Strategies to Reduce Drop-Outs

Summary

Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Administrators are continually faced with legal and academic challenges to ensure the achievement of English Language Learners (ELLs). Today's educators must be equipped with proven strategies and research-based approaches to teaching ELLs in order to avoid these students falling behind or dropping out,. Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Tips to successfully teach ELLs: Proven methods that foster achievement
  • Legal guidelines and responsibilities for serving ELLs in your school
  • Cost-effective program models for teaching ELLs & how to implement them
  • How to communicate with parents - even when they don't speak English

Program Highlights

  • Legal Do's and Don'ts for Teaching ELLs: What your School Must Know

    • ELL Documentation: What you can and cannot require
    • Legal considerations for dealing with the families of ELL students
    • NCLB and Title III: Policies and procedures your school must have
  • Implementing Cost-effective Program Models in ELL Instruction

    • How to choose the right model to cut costs & foster achievement
    • Existing ELL program models: what to keep and what to cut
    • Assessment tools for evaluating program performance at your school
  • ELLs and Their Parents: How to Communicate Effectively

    • Dealing with ELL parents: Special considerations for administrators
    • Tips for overcoming language barriers with non-English speaking parents
    • Strategies administrators can use when you can't get your message across
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Dr. Sydney Snyder is a dedicated educator and advocate for English Language Learners (ELLs). She has over 20 years experience teaching ELLs and working with teachers to improve ELLs' academic success. Dr. Snyder is committed to developing and sharing strategies and materials that support ELLs' language acquisition and access to grade-level content-material. Some of her most recent work includes:

  • Senior Associate with DSF Consulting, a small business specializing in ELL achievement that works with a variety of local, state and federal organizations including the Illinois State Board of Education, Massachusetts Department of Education, National Education Association, New York State Department of Education, and the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium.
  • K-12 ESL Resource Teacher for Falls Church City public schools providing training and support for district ESOL teachers, collecting and reporting on student achievement data, writing curriculum, and serving on the School Board ESOL Advisory Committee

Program Benefits

This practical, 60-minute webinar will provide you and your colleagues with techniques that you can apply right away to improve your ELL program to ensure continued success and cooperation among your school and ELLs.