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Training Information
Promoting Bilingualism in the Classroom
Start Date: 8/14/2017
From: 1:00 PM
To: 5:00 PM
Last day to register: 8/13/2017
Availability: 20 seats available
Price: $0.00
CEU: 0.40
Language: English
Living in a multicultural society is crucial to understanding the importance of speaking more than one language.  The diversity of cultures in Miami Dade has increased dramatically in the last 5 years.  We have children who arrive in the centers speaking their home language, and others who managed to speak more than one.  Taking into consideration the needs and advantages, this training was develop to offer teachers a new perspective on how to interact with all their students providing the caring and support their students requires.

During this training we will discuss the neurological, cognitive and social benefits of being bilingual.  Also we will present different strategies to support English Language Learners and Bilingual students in the classroom.  After this training participants will have new ideas on how interact with ELL, bilingual children and their families. These tools will also open doors for children who are just English Language speakers. 


Important Notes: To receive CEUs, participants must adhere to attendance policy (see below), actively participate in class discussions and exercises, complete all assignments, and complete & submit evaluations. The Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe reserves the right to cancel classes at any time. Dates are subject to change. Partial CEUs cannot be offered. 
Attendance Policy: Participants missing more than 15 minutes of total training time will NOT receive a certificate of completion or receive CEUs. Please be prepared to arrive on time and stay until the end of the training. Late participants will not receive credit for the training. Late/absent participants may register for another session.

ELC North Service Center - Training Room
1515 N.W. 167th Street, Suite 320
Miami Gardens, FL 33169
Contact Information: Professional Development Institute - professionaldevelopment@elcmdm.org - 305.646.7220 ext. 2350