Institute for Staff and Families of English Language Learners
The Division of Multilingual Learners (DML), in collaboration with DOE partners and Community-Based Organizations, is offering a series of virtual workshops for parents of English Language Learners and school-based staff, called Equip.Learn.Launch Institute, starting April 26, 2022.
This is a citywide effort to offer professional learning to our ELL families and family-facing staff. Each session will be in interpreted in three-languages and CTLE credits will be available to teachers.
CEC ELL Parent Representatives, CCELL members and teachers that attend 5 or more sessions will be invited to an end-of-year celebration at the Microsoft Experience Center in July.
An announcement highlighting this series will run in the he April 26th edition of Principals Digest.
The New York State Education Department's Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) has created an English Language Learner Parents' Bill of Rights which summarizes critical rights concerning educational access and programming for ELLs and their parents.