02/21/23 2:30 PM 02/21/23 5:30 PM America/Los_Angeles Seidlitz Education Presents: Speaking of Diversity, Yes, Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is Actually a Thing View session: https://naelpa.connect.space/accounts/events/2023-hybrid-conference-assume-greatness-diversity-is-our-strength/agenda/2023-02-21#session_row_20778 <br/> Children from ethnically and linguistically diverse backgrounds need educators who are culturally competent and have the skills and ability to successfully teach students who come from a culture or cultures other than their own. This valuable and timely presentation will clearly define the components of cultural proficiency, outline the cultural proficiency continuum and provide participants with ideas on how to increase their cultural proficiency and cultural intelligence (CQ).<br> <br> Hilton Portland Downtown 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204 - Galleria Assume Greatness: Diversity IS our Strength jenna.webb@naelpa.org MM/DD/YYYY
2:30 - 5:30 PM Hilton Portland Downtown 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204 - Galleria
Seidlitz Education Presents: Speaking of Diversity, Yes, Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is Actually a Thing

Michelle Yzquierdo · Seidlitz Education

Children from ethnically and linguistically diverse backgrounds need educators who are culturally competent and have the skills and ability to successfully teach students who come from a culture or cultures other than their own. This valuable and timely presentation will clearly define the components of cultural proficiency, outline the cultural proficiency continuum and provide participants with ideas on how to increase their cultural proficiency and cultural intelligence (CQ).

02/21/23 10:30 AM 02/21/23 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles Supporting Immigrant Students with Trauma Backgrounds View session: https://naelpa.connect.space/accounts/events/2023-hybrid-conference-assume-greatness-diversity-is-our-strength/agenda/2023-02-21#session_row_21222 <br/> <strong>This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions&nbsp;at this advertised time.&nbsp;</strong><br> <strong></strong><br> Many learners, including immigrants, refugees, and SIFE come to U.S. schools having faced traumatic experiences that affect their ability to be academically successful. This session reviews the types of issues students have faced, how trauma can impact learning, and provide suggestions and m... Virtual Assume Greatness: Diversity IS our Strength jenna.webb@naelpa.org MM/DD/YYYY
10:30 - 11:30 AM Virtual
Supporting Immigrant Students with Trauma Backgrounds

Judith O'Loughlin · Language Matters Education Consultants

This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time. 

Many learners, including immigrants, refugees, and SIFE come to U.S. schools having faced traumatic experiences that affect their ability to be academically successful. This session reviews the types of issues students have faced, how trauma can impact learning, and provide suggestions and model SEL activities for helping students build internal resilience. Resources provided.

02/21/23 10:30 AM 02/21/23 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles Evaluation of Dual Language Programs to Inform Enhancement View session: https://naelpa.connect.space/accounts/events/2023-hybrid-conference-assume-greatness-diversity-is-our-strength/agenda/2023-02-21#session_row_21223 <br/> <strong>This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.</strong><br> <br> CAL receives many requests to provide professional development (PD) to district and school leadership and teachers to enhance their DL programs; but how do requestors know what kind of PD will serve their DL staff best and whether PD without attention to other program factors will achieve change? Learn how CAL conducts... Virtual Assume Greatness: Diversity IS our Strength jenna.webb@naelpa.org MM/DD/YYYY
10:30 - 11:30 AM Virtual
Evaluation of Dual Language Programs to Inform Enhancement

Lisa Tabaku · Center for Applied Linguistics

This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.

CAL receives many requests to provide professional development (PD) to district and school leadership and teachers to enhance their DL programs; but how do requestors know what kind of PD will serve their DL staff best and whether PD without attention to other program factors will achieve change? Learn how CAL conducts evaluations framed by equity, using the Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education as the theoretical framework and the third pillar of Sociocultural Competence as the compass.

02/21/23 10:30 AM 02/21/23 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles How to Engage EL Learners and Their Families with Purpose & Power View session: https://naelpa.connect.space/accounts/events/2023-hybrid-conference-assume-greatness-diversity-is-our-strength/agenda/2023-02-21#session_row_21224 <br/> <strong>This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.</strong><br> <br> The stress of educators stem from their struggle to do more with less resources and continuously adding on more hats serving many roles to attain success. In this session, attendees will learn how to liberate themselves from taking on new roles. Instead, they will gain effective cross-cultural communication skills, dev... Virtual Assume Greatness: Diversity IS our Strength jenna.webb@naelpa.org MM/DD/YYYY
10:30 - 11:30 AM Virtual
How to Engage EL Learners and Their Families with Purpose & Power

Leila Kubesch · Parents2Partners

This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.

The stress of educators stem from their struggle to do more with less resources and continuously adding on more hats serving many roles to attain success. In this session, attendees will learn how to liberate themselves from taking on new roles. Instead, they will gain effective cross-cultural communication skills, develop strong partnerships with families and collaborate with guardians for the success of all students.
02/21/23 12:30 PM 02/21/23 1:30 PM America/Los_Angeles Collaboration and Co Teaching in Dual Language: Transforming Practices Across Program Models View session: https://naelpa.connect.space/accounts/events/2023-hybrid-conference-assume-greatness-diversity-is-our-strength/agenda/2023-02-21#session_row_21225 <br/> <strong>This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.</strong><br> <br> The purpose of this session is to define and advocate for teacher collaboration for the sake of ELs/MLs. Participants will explore a comprehensive framework for collaborative practices that support ELs/MLs across service delivery models ranging from stand-alone programs to integrated coteaching, as well as bilingual an... Virtual Assume Greatness: Diversity IS our Strength jenna.webb@naelpa.org MM/DD/YYYY
12:30 - 1:30 PM Virtual
Collaboration and Co Teaching in Dual Language: Transforming Practices Across Program Models

Dr. Joan Lachance · UNC Charlotte
Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld · Malloy College

This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.

The purpose of this session is to define and advocate for teacher collaboration for the sake of ELs/MLs. Participants will explore a comprehensive framework for collaborative practices that support ELs/MLs across service delivery models ranging from stand-alone programs to integrated coteaching, as well as bilingual and dual language education programs.
02/21/23 1:30 PM 02/21/23 2:30 PM America/Los_Angeles Beyond the Newsletter: Reconstructing our Ideas on Family Engagement View session: https://naelpa.connect.space/accounts/events/2023-hybrid-conference-assume-greatness-diversity-is-our-strength/agenda/2023-02-21#session_row_21226 <br/> <strong>This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.</strong><br> <br> <em>What does it mean to move beyond the newsletter for the families we serve? It's time to reflect on our beliefs, check our own biases, uproot problematic practices, and plant and nurture strong partnership strategies that can help us to better serve families in our community! We will explore tips and tools, discuss ... Virtual Assume Greatness: Diversity IS our Strength jenna.webb@naelpa.org MM/DD/YYYY
1:30 - 2:30 PM Virtual
Beyond the Newsletter: Reconstructing our Ideas on Family Engagement

Carly Spina

This will be a pre-recorded session that can be viewed anytime with the presenter available in the chat to answer questions at this advertised time.

What does it mean to move beyond the newsletter for the families we serve? It's time to reflect on our beliefs, check our own biases, uproot problematic practices, and plant and nurture strong partnership strategies that can help us to better serve families in our community! We will explore tips and tools, discuss our communication habits, and share ways to strategically partner with community resources and agencies. Together, let's move beyond the newsletter and better serve our families!