Please browse the below list of ELL Professional Development courses. If you find one that you would like to attend you can self enroll in any of the courses. Once the course is completed you will receive a PD certificate via email to the email that you used to register your account.
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Intended Audience: Content area teachers, classroom teachers, coaches, co-teaching teams, grade level teams, and school teams.

Course Description: This course will discuss how to engage families of students at your school in a culturally responsive fashion. This includes looking at internal and external bias and understanding how to engage families of different cultures and languages and creating a welcoming environment for all families.

This course includes:

  • Video: 2 hour 13 minutes - must be viewed in full
  • 3 hour PD certificate aligned to this course

Intended Audience: Content area teachers, classroom teachers, coaches, co-teaching teams, grade level teams, and school teams.

Course Description: This course will discuss what is equity and how we work towards equality in the classroom.  This includes looking at internal and external bias when working in a classroom. 

This course includes:

  • Video: 2 hour 30 minutes - must be viewed in full
  • 3.5 hour PD certificate aligned to this course

Intended Audience: Content area teachers, classroom teachers, coaches, co-teaching teams, grade level teams, and school teams.

Course Description: This course will discuss what is equity and how we work towards equality in the classroom.  This includes looking at internal and external bias when working in a classroom. 

This course includes:

  • Video: 1 hour 34 minutes - must be viewed in full
  • 2.5 hour PD certificate aligned to this course

Intended Audience: Content area teachers, classroom teachers, coaches, co-teaching teams, grade level teams, and school teams.

Course Description: This course will go into detail how (CLDE) student expectations are tied to student success.  This includes understanding perceptions and using models of success to assist in student achievement.

This course includes:

  • Video: 1 hour 50 minutes - must be viewed in full
  • 3 hour PD certificate aligned to this course

Intended Audience: Content area teachers, classroom teachers, coaches, co-teaching teams, grade level teams, and school teams.

Course Description: This course will go into detail how (CLDE) student expectations are tied to student success.  This includes understanding perceptions and using models of success to assist in student achievement.

This course includes:

  • Video: 1 hour 50 minutes - must be viewed in full
  • 3 hour PD certificate aligned to this course

Intended Audience: Content area teachers, classroom teachers, coaches, co-teaching teams, grade level teams, and school teams.

Course Description: This session will go into detail in the process in how students are identified as an English Learners (EL) at the school level, requirements of notification, the process of screening for ELs (including WIDA and W-APT), the connection to the CDE Data Pipeline, and the steps of progression for language proficiency.

This course includes:

  • Video: 30 minutes - must be viewed in full
  • 1.5 hour PD certificate aligned to this course

Intended Audience: K-12 teachers, Content area teachers, coaches, District Directors, Coordinators, and Administrators

Course Description: This session will explore the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and the future of individuals that are under this status.  This course will discuss the law, guidance, and resources for DACA students, immigrant students, and other marginalized students. 

This course includes:

  • Video: 50 minutes - must be viewed in full
  • 1.5 hour PD certificate aligned to this course