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World Languages

Understanding NYS World Language Themes and Topics for Checkpoint B

**Workshop has reached capacity.  Participants may still register to be placed on the waiting list.  Those on the waiting will be notified no later then 24 hours ahead of the event if a spot becomes available.**

(Small group session - maximum 30 participants)

Presenter:  Bill Heller

Date & Time:  Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 4:00—5:00 p.m.

Maximum capacity:  30 attendees

1 hour of CTLE credit offered

The Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) presents this next workshop in its 2021 Professional Learning Series.  This online workshop, "Understanding NYS World Language Themes and Topics ", is offered free of charge for world language educators and administrators working and studying in New York State schools, colleges, and universities.

Link to workshop flyer

Workshop description:  This follow-up session to the Understanding NYS World Language Themes and Topics webinar will offer Checkpoint B teachers a small-group setting in which to explore the integration of topics in the development of a unit theme and thematic focuses. The facilitator and participants will exchange ideas, share resources, and provide feedback to guide this process. These sessions will not be recorded.

Workshop presenter:  Bill Heller has taught in public elementary, secondary, community college and undergraduate classrooms for 40 years, including 24 years teaching Spanish at Perry High School. He has been a methods and Spanish instructor at SUNY Geneseo since 2001.  He is a frequent presenter of workshops, webinars and keynotes. Bill served as Conference Chair for the 2018 Northeast Conference (NECTFL) and is currently a member of the Executive Board and Content Advisory Panel for World Languages at the New York State Education Department (NYSED).

Registration process:  A maximum of 30 pre-registrations will be accepted for this live workshop.  Registration will close by October 4th; there will be no same-day registrations.  Only pre-registered attendees will be admitted into the workshop.  Requests will be processed on a rolling basis.  Once the registrant's work email address has been verified as being from a New York State school, college, or university, an email confirming their registration will be sent.  Twenty-four hours prior to the event, all registered individuals will receive login instructions with the link to join the workshop.