Regional ESL Conference
Best Practices for English Language Learners in Our Colleges and Communities
Delaware County Community College has partnered with Reading Area Community College to spend a day networking and exploring ways to support ESL students in Pennsylvania community colleges as well as institutions in nearby states.
Tuesday, May 16
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Keynote Address: Teaching Transitional Learners – Understanding Academic Success
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Featured Sessions & Panels
- Non-native Speakers in Our Communities:
- How Community Groups Can Help
- ESL Program Sequence at RACC
- Effectively Using Canvas in ESL Classrooms
- Navigating ELL Students Through Content Area Courses
- ESL Placement Testing Panel
Free. Lunch is included for participants who register in advance.
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Dean Nicholas Wernicki
|9:15-10 a.m.||Non-native Speakers in Our Communities: How Community Groups Can Help
Moderator: Diane Picciani, Panelists: Bahiva Cabral-Johnson, Mary Ann Broz, Patricia Scepansky and John Linder
|10:15-11:15 a.m.||Teaching Transitional Learners--Understanding Academic Success
Keynote Speaker: Sara Davila
|11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.||Breakout Discussions/Regroup. Response to keynote
Moderator: Chayawan Sonchaeng
|12:30-1:30 p.m.||Lunch & Publisher Booths|
Special Interest Sessions:
a) ESL Program Sequence at RACC
b) Effectively Using Canvas in ESL Classrooms
c) Navigating ELL Students Through Content Area Courses Presenters: Jennifer Bell and Rose Obeid.
d) ESL Placement Testing Panel
|2:30-3 p.m.||Closing / Evaluations|