Wabash Valley Education Center

CANCELLED - *Practice Leads to Confidence: Speaking and Writing with English Learners

In this workshop, participants will learn multiple strategies to meet the needs of English learners in the productive domains of speaking and writing. Giving English learners authentic feedback in speaking and writing is a critical practice in order for them to thrive. Participants will practice many of these strategies and leave ready to implement them in any lesson, at any grade level, and with any content area. Join us for a fun-filled workshop. This workshop will be held at Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette.


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Lori North is the EL Director for the Community Schools of Frankfort. She has worked with English Learners for over 20 years in Frankfort as an elementary teacher, an EL teacher, and now serves as the EL Director for over 700 English Learners. Lori has her Master’s degree in Language, Literacy, and Cultural Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Brenda Ward is an EL Director for Lafayette School Corporation with over 20 years of experience working with students and teachers grades K-12. She is passionate about advocating for English Learners and hopes to inspire others to do the same. She has been an elementary and middle school English teacher, EL teacher, and is now an EL Director for a district with a large EL population. Brenda has her Master’s degree in Language, Literacy and Cultural Studies from Indiana University.


Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Beck Agricultural Center

Cost: $75.00/member or $150/non-member*

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana ESC. Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee of twice the amount of the workshop cost.
**See cancellation policy below

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.



Registration open through 10/31/2018 12:30 PM EST

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Beck Agricultural Center

4550 U.S. Highway 52 West
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906