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Unlocking Language is a Course

Unlocking Language

Feb 13 - Mar 7, 2019
15.0 credits

$200 Enroll

Full course description

This course is designed for teachers of English Learners (ELs) who would like to enhance their practice when working with ELs or who do not hold an ESL endorsement.  Throughout this four-class course, participants will learn about WIDA standards and how to apply them to their practice, the ACCESS test and how to use the results to benefit student learning as well as multiple strategies to engage ELs in the classroom. Participants who complete this hybrid (in person and online) course will receive 1 CPS Lane Placement Credit and 15 ISBE Professional Development Hours. In order to receive Lane Placement Credit and Professional Development Hours, participants must complete all in person and online requirements. This professional development course aligns to the CPS Framework for Teaching components 1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 2a, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, and 4d.

*Participants are encouraged to bring a tablet or laptop.

Instructor: Shelli Shadday

Course Dates: 2/13/19, 2/20/19, 2/27/19 and 3/6/19

Course Time: 5:00 - 8:30 PM

Location: CTUF Quest Center, 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
Free Parking Available

Registering with Quest Center Online for the first time? 
Please register with a non-cps email address. You will also need your IEIN number. 

Below is the link to obtain your Illinois Educator Identification Number (IEIN#), which is now required by ISBE to award any professional development hours to any individual taking professional development for recertification credits.

Type this link in your browser. http://www.isbe.net Then click on Teacher then click on Log into ELIS then click on Educator Access and login to obtain your IEIN#.  

In order to receive any credit, participants must be in attendance for the entire offering.
No refunds will be issued unless the offering is canceled by CTUF Quest Center.