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CANCELED - Differentiation for ENL Students in the K-4 Classroom (February 3rd)

Updated: Feb 9, 2022

Due to low enrollment, the ACARC officers needed to make the tough decision to cancel our event on February 3rd (Differentiation for ENL Students in the K-4 Classroom).

We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused for those already registered and hope you consider registering for one of our future events:

ENL and Literacy

Sarah Cioffi, the K-12 Director of ENL and LOTE at Shen, will present various tools and strategies developed in her department to work with ENL students that help recognize and develop a student’s writing skills as well as connect reading to their writing.

Speaker: Sarah Cioffi, Director of ENL and LOTE at Shenendehowa Central Schools

Date: Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm

Location: Virtual

AUTHOR DHONIELLE CLAYTON PRESENTS: BE A BEACON OF TRUTH FOR YOUNG READERS Dhonielle Clayton, COO of We Need Diverse Books, former school librarian, and author will speak about: reflecting reality in your school/ classroom library collections. She will also discuss responsible collection development. The talk will include a roadmap for how gatekeepers can understand the current climate of diversity and inclusive representation in the publishing industry and how it affects how you serve your students. Also, tips to diversify your collection, how to understand the publishing industry’s growing pains, including cancel culture and how to ensure your library reflects the world. The presentation will last 50 minutes followed by a question and answer period. Format: Online - Synchronous Date: 3/24 Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Facilitator: Dhonielle Clayton, COO of We Need Diverse Books, former school librarian, and author Contact: Fee: Free for ENYSLMA Members and ACARC members. All others please send a $10 check to Mindy Holland 1140 Ruffner Rd. Niskayuna NY 12309. Make checks out to NYLA. For content or payment questions, email: CTLE hours: 1 Registration:

Summer Reading for Teachers

Co-Sponsored with the Literacy Teaching and Learning Department, University at Albany (*Free to UAlbany Department of Literacy Teaching and Learning community)

Please join us for discussions of materials you may want for your summer reading list!

Speakers: Dr. Cheryl Dozier & Dr. Kelly Wissman (University at Albany)

Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

Time: 4:30PM-6:30 PM

Location: Virtual

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