Upcoming Events

​B.E.L.I.E.F. Foundations
September 4, 2019
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This one-day workshop provides participants with an overview of the foundational purpose of B.E.L.I.E.F.: Implementing a comprehensive approach for providing integrated and designated ELD for diverse learners.
The audience for this workshop is district or site administrators, TOSAs, or coaches who have not
attended the B.E.L.I.E.F. series.

​B.E.L.I.E.F. 2.0
September 19, 2019
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This five-session professional learning network will develop capacity to deliver integrated and designated ELD instruction through the collaborative work of site/district teams. Teams must consist of a site or district administrator who has attended and completed the B.E.L.I.E.F. modules.
Cohort A - August 15, 2019
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Cohort B - January 14, 2019
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This professional development training will help teachers prepare students to meet college and university expectations, the standards of the CSU English Placement Test, and the CA State Standards. The University of California has approved the ERWC for area "b" credit (from "a-g" requirements) and the course meets college preparatory requirements for both UC
and CSU.

​Leading with Learning - ELA/ELD
July 30 to August 1, 2019
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We are excited to share an opportunity for Orange County educators to participate in an engaging learning experience with WestEd! This three-day intensive institute provides teachers and educational leaders with clear methods to implement integrated science, literacy, and English language development (ELD).
Leading with Learning ELD Math
August 6 to August 8, 2019
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This three-day intensive institute focuses on deepening understanding of the components of high-quality instruction that integrates the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the Standards for Mathematical Practice  and the CA English Language Development (ELD) Standards, so all students can experience success in developing conceptual knowledge and the English Language simultaneously.
Cognitive Coaching Foundation Training
September 13, 2019
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Give yourself the gift of tools that will help you become a better listener and communicator through the Cognitive Coaching training. Throughout the four days, you will learn how to ask meditational questions that will push another person's thinking instead of coming up with all the answers and solutions yourself.
Reading Complex Text with English Learners
September 17, 2019
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This workshop will demonstrate how to increase English Learners' ability to learn from complex text. Participants will discover how to plan discussions, activities, questions and tasks guided by their students' strengths and needs.
Planning for Engaged Learning with Cris Tovani
October 1, 2019
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​This workshop will focus on methods to increase all students' active  engagement. Participants will explore a model that targets three types of student engagement: heart, mind, and behavior. This model provides students real opportunities to learn, retain, and transfer disciplinary ideas, skills, and practices.
Dr. Tim Shanahan - Teaching Disciplinary Literacy
November 19, 2109
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This workshop focuses on defining and implementing disciplinary literacy-what it is, what it is not, and what needs to be taught with practical examples from various subject matters.

Upcoming Events from CDE

CCSS Updates ListServ
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​CDE Smarter Balanced ListServ
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Understanding Language at Stanford University
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