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Summer break? Time for some off-season training.

For many classroom teachers, summer break is well underway, and for some administrators and central office staff, a smaller break is just around the corner. Regardless of your role in the service of students acquiring English, the odds are good that the summer offerings by the Region 13 Bilingual/ESL team can help provide some additional …

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Sheltered Instruction Plus with John Seidlitz

We are excited to welcome back John Seidlitz for his two day training, Sheltered Instruction Plus: Support for the English Language Learners.  Come explore incredibly dynamic, hands-on strategies with other sheltered instruction content area teachers.  You will walk away with a comprehensive plan for successfully teaching ELLs.  Due to the popularity of this training, be sure […]

Fall 2016 Bilingual/ESL Training Opportunities!

The Bilingual/ESL team at Region 13 invites you to view our latest professional development offerings for the remainder of the fall! Please see our new flyer for upcoming sessions: 2016_ell_bilingual_flyer All courses are available for registration on eCampus. A few highlights for September include: Sheltered Instruction – September 21 from 9-4pm This session will dive into the […]

New Video on PLDs!

As the beginning of the school year approaches and teachers are getting their rosters, it’s important to refresh our understanding of the proficiency level descriptors for our English language learners. Click on the video to for a brief review.     Have a great beginning of the year!

Time is Running Out to Join the Sheltered Instruction Cohort!

Enroll in the Sheltered Instruction Cohort for 2016-2017! First session begins on August 30, 2016! As a member of the cohort you’ll receive: A revised ELPS Toolkit and the ELPS Observation Guide Participation in a collaborative Professional Learning Community Access to online courses On-site coaching visits Paid registration for the ELL Institute and the Sheltered […]

Call for Secondary ESL Teachers!

Are you the only ESL teacher on your campus?  Would you like to lesson plan and share ideas with other ESL teachers in Region 13?  Join us August 10th to kick off a new series to support Secondary ESL teachers.  Bring your year at a glance and other planning materials. When:  August 10th 9:00am to […]

Upcoming PD Sessions for Secondary ELL Engagement!

Are you ready to hit the ground running this school year? If  you want some tools and strategies to get your ELL students engaged and invested from bell to bell, take advantage of these content-specific sessions for middle and high school teachers. We will use the TEKS and the ELPS to model activities that will: […]

Sheltered Instruction Boot Camp July 27 & 28

This two-day training will support participants in their knowledge of the English Language Proficiency Standards and how to work with English language learners in their classrooms.  Participants will leave with… An understanding of the Proficiency Level Descriptors (PLDs) Strategies to modify lessons based on the student’s PLDs An example lesson plan created for their own […]

July Bilingual/ESL Training Opportunities!

Summer is here! If you are looking for opportunities to enhance your knowledge of Bilingual/ESL programs or instruction to meet the needs of ELLs, look no further than Region 13’s Bilingual/ESL team! Following the 4th of July break (we are closed July 4-8), join us for these great sessions: ESL TEXES SUPPLEMENTAL July 16, 2016 […]

Join the Sheltered Instruction Cohort for 2016-2017

Do you want to be a leader in meeting the linguistic needs of ELL students and ensure their success across all content areas? Enroll in the Sheltered Instruction Cohort for 2016-2017! Click below see a short video of testimonials from this year’s participants! As a member of the cohort you’ll receive: A revised ELPS Toolkit […]

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