If you missed one of the Secondary ELL Collaboration classes this summer, here are the make-ups: Sept. 13 (for June 1) Sept. 20 (for June 2) Sept. 27 (for Aug. 5) The sessions will be in the Colorado Room, LSC, from 4:00-8:00PM.
The St. Vrain Valley School District will receive $3.6 million to improve programs for ELLs and Latino students. St. Vrain was among 49 finalists out of approximately 1,700 applicants competing for the federal grant. Read the Longmont Times-Call article here.
Here’s a link to a great presentation given by Judah Lakin at last spring’s LCE Academy in Denver. This and other resources can be found on the CDE Language, Culture and Equity website. Cloud, Nancy, Judah Lakin, Erin Leininger, and Laura Maxwell. Teaching Adolescent English Language Learners: Essential Strategies for… Continue reading
Reminder: the Secondary ELL Collaboration Training continues this Thursday (8/5/10) in the Timberline Room, LSC, from 8:00-3:00. Please bring your binder from the June session.
Alternatives for Youth (AFY) has an 8 week program (Mon-Thurs) that includes recreation, tutoring, and leadership training (http://www.alternativesforyouth.org/aboutafy-calendar.html). The informational meeting and registration is Thursday, May 27th, 5:00-7:00PM at the AFY office, 24 9th Ave here in Longmont. The Longmont Youth Center offers free daily activities throughout the summer, including… Continue reading
Congratulations to these awesome seniors! Read the Longmont Times-Call article here.
“A snapshot of Hispanic youngsters — the fastest-growing group in the United States by age and ethnicity — concludes that the obstacles and inequalities they face today ‘may hinder the broader integration of Latinos into U.S. society if left unattended.’” http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/us/28hispanic.html
Longmont Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Saturday, May 1, 12:00-7:00, Roosevelt Park http://www.longmontcincodemayo.org/ Secondary ELL Collaboration Training, Thursday, May 6, 12:00-3:00, Timberline Room K-12 ELL Meeting, Wednesday, May 12, 8:00-11:00, Timberline Room