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Understanding NYS World Language Themes and Topics for Checkpoint A

**This workshop has reached maximum capacity and registration is now closed.  Those on the limited waiting list have been notified.**

(Small group session - maximum 30 participants)

Presenter:  Dr. Lori Langer de Ramirez

Date & Time:  Tuesday, October 5, 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 A 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:  Dr. Lori Langer de Ramirez began her language teaching career as a teacher of Spanish, French and ESL. She holds a Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is currently the Director of World and Classical Languages & Global Language Initiatives at the Dalton School in New York City. Lori is the author of books, texts and articles about language teaching and learning and multicultural education. She presents workshops at local, regional and national conferences and works with teachers in schools throughout the U.S. and around the world. Her website ( offers free materials for teaching Chinese, English, French, and Spanish.

Registration process:  A maximum of 30 pre-registrations will be accepted for this live workshop.  Registration will close by October 3rd; 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.