NEA ELL Training of Trainers is a research-based training for educators who work with ELL student populations. This is a 3 ½ day training for members who wish to become certified as English Language Learner Trainers. Graduate credit from NNU will be provided.
Attendees will attend the full 3 ½ day training and commit to disseminate information within the state of Idaho as a trainer. Registration fees will be covered by the IEA, as well as transportation, hotel, and meals at the conference.
Dates and Times of the Training(all training will be at the IEA building, 620 N. 6th St., Boise)
June 15 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Breakfast and lunch provided; dinner stipend)
June 16 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Breakfast and lunch provided; dinner stipend)
June 17 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Breakfast and lunch provided; dinner stipend)
June 18 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Breakfast and box lunch provided)
NEA’s English Language Learners: Culture, Equity, Language Training Module for Closing the Achievement Gaps is a resource with research-based and classroom-focused instructional and advocacy strategies to help educators:
- Engage English Language Learners in academic learning and English language development
- Recognize and build on cultural and equity assumptions and culturally relevant instruction
- Create classroom and school environments that facilitate language learning
- Absorb, understand and capitalize on language acquisition theory
- Recognize language development stages and promising instructional practices for teaching in the classroom
- Identify appropriate ELL instructional strategies aligned and differentiated to lessons, objectives and goals
- Find innovative ways to motivate ELLs to practice academic language skills that are carefully structured and require students to demonstrate growing proficiency