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Navigating Bilingual Diversity in K-5 Classrooms - Held Virtually

Throughout this workshop, all PreK-12 participants will formulate practical Integration approaches, as well as advocate for inclusive classroom settings that help schools narrow the achievement gap.

Navigating Bilingual Diversity in K-5 Classrooms - Held Virtually
Navigating Bilingual Diversity in K-5 Classrooms - Held Virtually

Time & Location

Jun 29, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Zoom

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About the Event

Literary Landscapes: Navigating Bilingual Diversity in K-5 Classrooms

Held Virtually

Saturday, June 29, 2024 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A 30 minute lunch break

$25 for Support Staff 

$50 for NASA Members 

$75 for Non-NASA Members

Workshop Description:

Welcome to "Literary Landscapes: Navigating Bilingual Diversity in K-5 Classrooms," a comprehensive professional learning experience designed for educators dedicated to embracing the power of bilingual diverse books. Throughout this immersive day, participants will embark on a journey that delves into the significance of diverse voices in literature, explores pedagogical foundations for language development and cultural

awareness, and provides practical strategies for seamlessly integrating bilingual books into existing curricula. Sessions will navigate various genres, engaging educators in hands-on activities to promote active learning. Building inclusive classrooms will be a focal point, emphasizing strategies to cultivate empathy and practical tips for developing diverse classroom libraries. The day also includes a dedicated exploration of technology and resources, showcasing digital platforms and interactive tools that enhance access to bilingual diverse books. The program concludes with a session on action planning and next steps, encouraging participants to create personalized strategies for implementation and fostering collaborative networking within the educational community. Join us on this enriching journey, empowering educators to create inclusive classrooms that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity.

Key Takeaways & Outcomes:

Throughout this workshop, all PreK-12 participants will formulate practical Integration approaches, as well as advocate for inclusive classroom settings that help schools narrow the achievement gap. You will learn the importance of building inclusive settings as it helps all learners make meaning of and access content to be successful. As we are all literacy teachers, these culturally responsive instructional frames will help participants integrate pedagogical excellence in daily instructional practices.

Key Objectives:

Cultivate Pedagogical Competence, 2. Develop Practical Integration Strategies, 3. Promote Inclusive Classroom Environments

Tangible Outcomes:

A tangible outcome of the professional learning day, "Literary Landscapes: Navigating Bilingual Diversity in K-5 Classrooms," is the development of personalized action plans by each participant. These plans may manifest as diversified classroom libraries, with educators curating and expanding their collections to include a rich array of bilingual diverse books that reflect various cultures and perspectives. Additionally, participants may create integrated lesson plans that seamlessly weave these books into their teaching practices, fostering language development, cultural awareness, and empathy among students. Leveraging insights gained from the technology session, educators may outline strategies for incorporating digital platforms and interactive tools to enhance access to bilingual diverse books. The day also encourages the formation of collaborative networks among participants, promoting ongoing support and resource-sharing. Ultimately, the tangible outcome aims to empower educators to implement meaningful changes in their classrooms, creating inclusive and culturally rich learning environments.

Biography of Presenter:

Nury Castillo Crawford, a distinguished lead education consultant with over 25 years of experience, is passionate about fostering inclusive, culturally rich learning environments. She is a recognized voice in the field, committed to community involvement, parental engagement, and celebrating diverse cultures. Nury has shared her expertise on a national stage, serving as a keynote speaker and presenter at prestigious conferences, inspiring educators, administrators, and policymakers to embrace inclusive practices. As an author, she has written professional genre books that provide practical insights and strategies for creating equitable and culturally responsive classrooms. Nury is also a passionate advocate for celebrating diverse communities through literature, authoring books that empower readers to appreciate our multicultural world. With a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida A&M University, years of hands-on experience as a school principal, district-level leader, and consultant, she is a thought leader in the field. Nury believes in the transformative power of education and envisions schools as vibrant hubs of learning, where diverse communities enrich the educational experience. As a lead education consultant, she inspires and guides educators towards creating classrooms and schools that reflect our society's mosaic, with a commitment to a future where all students, families, and communities thrive, regardless of their background or identity.

​Participants will earn .5 credit (7.5 hours) toward license renewal!

This workshop ALSO counts for step advancement in Clark and most Nevada School Districts! & In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license

renewal AND ALSO CU accrual - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EARN BOTH!

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR hour accrual toward step-advancement - not both for administrators.

CCSD licensed employees should be aware that professional development activities must be related to the educator/licensed professional’s assignment. CCSD teachers with any questions or concerns should reach out to the PGS Department at pgs@nv.ccsd.net

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in-service credit toward salary advancement.

Become a NASA Member and register at a lower rate!

Anyone can become a NASA Member!

To become a NASA Member go to:

WWW.NASANV.ORG

Tickets

  • Support-Staff-Non-Licensed

    This ticket price is for support staff professionals only - that is non-licensed personnel like teacher aides, and non-licensed employees in educational support roles. Employment status will be verified after purchase.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
  • NASA Member

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a NASA member. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate "NASA Member" rate! NASA membership will be verified after purchase.

    $50.00
    +$1.25 service fee
  • Non-NASA Member

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a Non-NASA member and/or any individual that wishes to attend this workshop. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate!

    $75.00
    +$1.88 service fee

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