Northwest AEA
 

Iowa Culture & Language Conference

 Thank you for attending the Iowa Culture and Language Conference at the

Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center from November 11-13, 2013.

We appreciate your support!  

Please SAVE-THE-DATE for next year's conference to be held November 10-12, 2014. 

The conference will be held again at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.  Please contact the Iowa Department of Education for further information. 

Contact Info:  Jobi Lawrence,  Director of Title III Consultants.  E-mail:  jobi.lawrence@iowa.gov or PH:  515-281-3805.

 

The mission of the ICLC is to advocate for culturally and/or linguistically diverse students and their families, educators, and service providers.

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AWARD WINNERS:

Please take a moment to congratulate the following persons on winning the awards presented at the conference this year.

CARMEN P. SOSA LEADERSHIP AWARD:  Ying Ying Chen - College Community School District

DAN CHAVEZ INDIVIDUAL ADVOCATE:  Anesa Kajtazovic - Waterloo

DAN CHAVEZ TEACHER AWARD - CO-WINNERS:  Jolene Davis, Storm Lake CSD and Olga Cyphers, Clinton CSD

DAN CHAVEZ ORGANIZATION AWARD:  Bosnian Islamic Association of Waterloo

 

   GRADUATE CREDITS OFFERED

If you were unable to meet with one of the following groups at the conference, you must contact them immediately after the conference to register for credits due to deadlines to file.

University of Northern Iowa                                              University of Sioux Falls - LDA - Iowa

Dr. Cheryl Roberts                                                             Joe Rosener

319-273-5965                                                                     712-540-1579

robertsc@uni.edu                                                               rosener@Iowa-Lda.org

 

HANDOUTS:

Please see below some of the handouts from our presenters.  (more being added on Monday)

JD BROWN:

"Classroom Assessment:  What every language teacher needs to know."

"Guidelines for Writing Good Quality Language Tests"

NANCY CLOUD:

"Advancing the Reading and Writing Skills of Intermediate ELLs to Meet Grade Level Expectations"

 

MARY DIAZ:

"Collaboration with School Counselors in Planning ELs Secondary School Experiences"

"Translation & Interpretation in a School Setting"

 

DAVID & YVONNE FREEMAN:

"Developing Academic Language for English Language Learners"

"Essential Practices for ELLs Living Between Worlds"


 

MELISA HANCOCK:

CRM Math

"Faster Isn't Smarter" - C. Seely

"Interpreting Common Core Standards to Improve Math"

"Standards for Math Practices"

"Standard for Math Practices Observation Tool"

"Relationships & Convergences Found in Common Core Standards in Math"

"Interpreting Common Core State Standards  for Administrators"

"Green & Red Flags for Implementation"

 

 

JUDIE HAYNES:

Pre-Conference -

"Six Key Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Area"

"Rate Your School District"

"Growth of Cities"

"Modification Checklist for Classroom Teachers of ELLs"

Trauma & Violence-

"Essential Teacher Article"

"PTSD in Mexican Immigrant Children"

"Teaching ELLs - Trauma & Stress"

"Trauma and ELLs"

 

SOCORRO HERRERA:

"Secondary Session Docs (combine 3)"

Documents 1-4 Combined

"Literacy Development for Success in Secondary Classrooms"

"Literacy: More Than the Steps to Vocabulary Development"

 

KAREN NEMETH:

"Conversation:  The Common Thread in Our Work"

"Meeting the Home Language Mandate" - Practical Strategies for  ALL Classrooms

"Strategies for Success with English and Dual Language Learners"

"Enhancing Practice with Infants and Toddlers from Diverse Language & Cultural Backgrounds"

 

BRAD NIEBLING  - IDE:

"Response to Intervention, Universal Screening & English Language Learners"

"Does the Iowa Core Apply to English Language Learners? Digging into the Connections"

 

KATHY OLSON:

"Principles of Effective English Language Teaching" - ppt.

 Effective Teachers Handout -

"Writing and the Common Core for ELLs ppt"

"Writing and the Common Core - handout"

"2-4-6-8 Let's All Differentiate!" ppt

Differentiate Handout

"Improving Test Scores in Reading" ppt

"Improving Test Scores in Reading Handout"

 

OCR - Office of Civil Rights out of Chicago

If you were able to attend one of the Poly-com sessions with the Office of Civil Rights - they would appreciate your filling out their survey and giving them your contact information.

Technical Assistance Evaluation Form (click here)

Please return the form by e-mail to Sandy Garcia at OCR:

Sandra.L.Garcia@ed.gov

Thank you!



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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