A Partnership between Stanford University and ACSA – July 26 - July 30, 2010
We invite principals, district administrators, school site leaders and teacher leaders to participate in this opportunity to develop instructional leadership capacity in the area of English Learner Education.
Learn how to establish the conditions necessary for English Learner academic success so that you can fulfill your mission as an instructional leader for all students.
Sessions are led by experts in the field with hands-on experience, including former superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals and researchers.
- Understanding second language acquisition
- Designing English Learner programs
- Understanding families and students
- Establishing effective ELD instruction
- Establishing effective content instruction for ELs
- Improving EL teaching through assessment
- Creating professional development opportunities for teachers of ELs
Institute Goals and Outcomes:
By the end of the institute, participants will:
- Identify areas in need of improvement within the school or district's EL program;
- Identify ways in which the school or district can better connect to EL students' families;
- Develop a framework for observing and providing feedback to ELD and content area teachers;
- Identify priority areas for professional development and create a plan for carrying out the necessary training.
- Use student performance data to identify ways in which the school or district can better align curriculum and assessment;
- 5-day institute (July 26 - July 30, 2010) at ACSA offices in Burlingame, CA.
- Institute available with or without individualized coaching follow-up. Please note that due to our capacity, we are only able to offer coaching to participants in the Bay Area.
- Special afternoon field trip to Stanford University to hear a talk by Professor Guadalupe Valdes
- Institute may fulfill AB430 Tier 2 Practicum Requirement (40 hours).
- Cost: $1,495 for institute or $2,500 for institute with follow-up coaching
- TO REGISTER: Click HERE
Developed by Stanford professors Kenji Hakuta and Guadalupe Valdés, widely cited experts in the fields of second language acquisition and bilingualism.
For more information, contact: Martha Castellon.