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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


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 […]

VALRC: Serving Refugees, New Americans, and Immigrants PLC


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 […]



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: Contextualized Phonics Instruction


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 […]

Beyond Basics: Multilevel ESOL Classes (Online Course)

This course is designed for teachers who want to tackle the challenges of teaching multilevel classes. It is for teachers who want to address the varied learning needs of individual students without planning individual lessons and burning out. It is for teachers who want to become highly effective multi-level classroom teachers by using strategies that […]

VALRC Spring Math Webinar Series – Session 1


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 […]

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 […]