Supporting Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners (EL-119)

Culturally responsive practices for school nurses, librarians and other school staff and volunteers.

Instructor: Boni-esther Enquist

Fall 2021: School Nurses

This section of the course,  especially for school nurses, makes connections to MA Standards for English Learners on topics related to health and wellness.

Description

This course is designed for nurses, school librarians and other school staff who are hoping to develop more understanding of how to best instruct (as appropriate), communicate with, and serve culturally and linguistically diverse students and their families. 

In this course, learning activities will invite participants to reflect upon and adjust their practice to better understand, communicate and support English learners and their families. This course includes a component related to self-study on a topic of their interest.

The final course product is an action plan based on self and peer observations and designed to foster better instructive practices as applicable to participant role), communication, trust and collaborative relationships with culturally and linguistically diverse students and their families. 

Audience

School nurses, librarians and other school staff and volunteers. Note: This course is not intended for classroom teachers. 


Course Schedule & Registration

Fall 2021 courses are open for registration! 
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Format

Online: 3 synchronous (live) online sessions plus 3 asynchronous independent work modules.

PDPs

Fulfills requirement for 15 PDPs in English learner education for recertification.

Payent & Refund Policies

See MATSOL Course Registration & Payment Policies. Cancellations must be received in writing 10 business days before the first class meeting. 

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