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Events

ESOL Basics Online Course

This course is designed for adult educators who are new to teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL). Registration

VALRC: Key Shifts Series – Teaching to Build Knowledge

Virtual

Teaching with the CCRS Key Shifts is a series of workshops designed to provide evidence-based strategies for working with complexity, evidence, and knowledge. Each workshop focuses on a different English language arts/literacy key shift and encourages an interactive learning experience. Participants will engage in several activities they can take back to the classroom to help […]

VALRC: Serving Refugees, New Americans, and Immigrants PLC

Virtual

This professional learning community (PLC) will connect adult education practitioners (regional specialists, ESOL coordinators, instructors, tutors, etc.) who are serving or expect to serve the refugee, new American, and/or immigrant populations to discuss strategies and resources for working with these learners. This session will focus on culturally responsive education and asset-based approach strategies. Visit this […]

VALRC: IET/IELCE Instructor PLC

Virtual

This PLC is an opportunity for integrated training and education (IET) and Integrated English Literacy and Civics (IELCE) instructors to network and collaborate in order to develop IET/IELCE lesson plans, curriculum, learner activities, assessments, etc. The purpose of this PLC is to be responsive to and relevant for  IET/IELCE instructors as our first ever IET/IELCE […]

GEDTS Tuesday for Teachers: Have You Talked about “Zero” Lately?

Virtual

GED Testing Services offers the Tuesdays for Teachers series as a free professional development offering. Here's their description of the upcoming March session: We often “talk about nothing, or zero” in day-to-day conversations. A conversation about the “zero” in RLA is certainly “nothing” and has become a serious concern for many educators and their students. […]

VALRC: Contextualized Phonics Instruction

Virtual

This webinar will present strategies for contextualizing phonics instruction in the ESOL beginning literacy or multilevel classroom as well as during one-on-one tutoring sessions. We will discuss strategies for contextualizing phonics instruction and walk through the steps of implementing this strategy in different ESOL instructional settings. Participants will leave the webinar with an understanding of […]

VALRC Spring Math Webinar Series – Session 1

Virtual

The first session will cover the math interest survey responses, including a discussion of the strategies and topics and math instructors want to learn about most. We will also explore how The Change Agent, an adult learner publication, can be used for contextualized math instruction. The content focus for webinars 2 and 3 will be […]

Event Series TSTM: Digital Literacy PLC

VALRC – TSTM: Digital Literacy PLC

Do you want to learn more about the classroom-ready lessons and other resources in the Teaching the Skills that Matter (TSTM) Toolkit? Do you want to gain ideas for incorporating digital literacy and workforce preparation skills and activities into your teaching? Do you want to work with an experienced facilitator and colleagues from around the […]

Event Series TSTM: Digital Literacy PLC

VALRC – TSTM: Digital Literacy PLC

Do you want to learn more about the classroom-ready lessons and other resources in the Teaching the Skills that Matter (TSTM) Toolkit? Do you want to gain ideas for incorporating digital literacy and workforce preparation skills and activities into your teaching? Do you want to work with an experienced facilitator and colleagues from around the […]

VALRC: IET/IELCE Instructor PLC

Virtual

This PLC is an opportunity for integrated training and education (IET) and Integrated English Literacy and Civics (IELCE) instructors to network and collaborate in order to develop IET/IELCE lesson plans, curriculum, learner activities, assessments, etc. The purpose of this PLC is to be responsive to and relevant for  IET/IELCE instructors as our first ever IET/IELCE […]

VALRC: Serving Refugees, New Americans, and Immigrants PLC

Virtual

This professional learning community (PLC) will connect adult education practitioners (regional specialists, ESOL coordinators, instructors, tutors, etc.) who are serving or expect to serve the refugee, new American, and/or immigrant populations to discuss strategies and resources for working with these learners. This session will focus on trauma-informed care and social-emotional learning. Visit this Google Doc to […]