Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages
Our goal is to provide support and technical assistance to Districts, Charter Schools, Non-Public Schools and other organizations (Universities, State Educational Organizations, etc.) in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs for English language learners (ELLs), as well as to world language (WL) students within the State’s P-16 initiative. Under the guidance of OBEWL, over 625 districts, Charter Schools and Non-Public Schools implement educational programs and services for over 300,000 ELL students in our state. These students come from over 200 language backgrounds. Our website has current information on regulations, programs and funding for districts, and is constantly being updated to make available relevant information and documentation that will support services provided to our students and parents.
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First Annual ELL/MLL Literacy Conference: Developing Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Convention Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
The Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages in collaboration with NYSUT, the NYS RBERNs, and Questar III invites all educators, superintendents and schools administrators to the First Annual English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners Literacy Conference: Developing Linguistically & Culturally Diverse Students. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 30th , 2016 from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Convention Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY.
This event will provide New York State educators and administrators with a one-day professional development opportunity to strengthen theoretical and practical knowledge to implement high-quality academically-rigorous instruction for English Language Learners (ELLs)/Multilingual Learners (MLLs). This professional development opportunity is offered at no cost to New York State educators and administrators and can be used to fulfill CTLE professional development requirements.
To register for the First Annual Literacy Conference please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/developing-linguisticallyand-culturallydiverse-students-tickets-27353193137 by Monday, November 7, 2016. Be sure to register early to reserve your seat as space is limited.
89 Washington Avenue
EB 505 West
Albany, NY 12234
New York City Office
55 Hanson Place,
Brooklyn, NY 11217