English Language Learners: Culture, Equity & Language Training for Closing the Achievement Gap

August 8-10, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Eastmont Junior High, East Wenatchee

This intensive, 3-day course explores how to apply research-based, classroom-focused language acquisition, culture and equity practices to close the achievement gap for all students who are English Language Learners (ELLs). It is intended to support and assist educators in understanding how to apply the best research-based ELL, culture and equity practices in the classroom. Attendees will:

  • Explore culture and equity issues
  • Develop an understanding of how our beliefs, values, and behaviors related to culture, language, racial identity, and equity impact our practice with English language learners
  • Explore language acquisition theory and language development
  • Understand the application of language acquisition stages to language development
  • And more!

Tuition is $150 for WEA members and $450 for non-members. Tuition includes beverages and snacks, all training materials and resources, 21 clock hours and 15 TPEP hours. Payment is accepted via VISA or MasterCard credit or debit card only through our secure online payment system. Space for this training is limited, and WEA members will be seated on a first come, first served basis.

All participants are responsible for their own meals, travel, and lodging arrangements, and any other associated costs not included in the tuition fee.

Get more details and register for this course today!

Questions about registration or logistics? Email WEA Staff, Yvonne O’Neill. Program questions? Email WEA Human and Civil Rights Coordinator, Ben Ibale.