Training in just 5 hours!

Focused training at an unbeatable price of $69.

Our 5 hour trainings give you just what you need and no added stress. Dive into one topic - get proven strategies, helpful resources, and supportive group discussions to help you learn and apply in just five hours! Take multiple trainings for your own benefit or to apply for our new credentialing certification and graduate credit (see below).

5 hour trainings begin October 1st

Registration now open :: $69 per training 

The remaining Pathway courses open for registration on September 4th.

Receive recognition for your efforts with digital credentialing

Our new digital credentialing program consists of a series of 5 hour mini-trainings for professional learning. These mini-trainings are organized into tiered Pathways that guide you along a continuum of learning that meets your individual needs and interests.

With the completion of each 5 hour mini-training, you receive two types of digital credentials - a digital certificate and digital badge. These digital credentials are delivered to you via an email that directs you to our digital credentialing platform. From there, you can access your credentials, print, save, share, post on your LinkedIn profile, add to your resume or professional website, send to your HR department or principal, add to your professional portfolio....to document your dedication to continuous professional learning and growth!

October 1 Pathways:

  • The Online Learning Pathway (3 courses)
    "Online Language & Literacy Development"
    "Delving Deeper"
    "Engaging Immigrant & English Learner Families in a Virtual World"

  • The Cultural Proficiency & Equity Pathway (3 courses)
    "Trauma Informed Teaching & Social Emotional Learning"

    "Understanding the Backgrounds of Refugee Students & Families"
    "Supporting Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth in U.S. Schools"

  • The Long Term English Learner Success Pathway  (3 courses)
    "Developing Reading for Long Term English Learners"

    "Developing Writing for Long Term English Learners"  (coming Jan 2021)
    "Developing Oracy for Long Term English Learners"  (coming Jan 2021)

"I loved this training! I learned so many new and exciting strategies that I cannot wait to use in my classroom! I was feeling very overwhelmed with teaching virtually but now I feel a lot better knowing all of these new ways to do it online."

Feel equipped to help your students deal with trauma and its educational impact

Trauma Informed Teaching + Social Emotional Learning 

Social-Emotional Learning will allow us to support our students’ successful transition back to school. And it benefits us as well as we return to work given the new “norm.”

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Help your English learners learn and stay on target while they learn outside the classroom

Online Language and Literacy Development for English Learners

This is what you need to make online learning less stressful, more streamlined, and effective! Practical strategies and examples you can implement with ease for virtual and hybrid teaching models. 

 
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“I feel as if I have been living under a boulder for the past 5 years. This training is wonderful. I am learning so many strategies that are new to me. Thank you English Learner Portal.”

Expand your online teaching repertoire

Delving Deeper

Continue the exploration of best practices for online teaching that develop language and literacy that can easily transfer into face to face learning.

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Going online isn't as easy for everyone, learn how you can help

Engaging Immigrant & English Learner Families in a Virtual World

Our immigrant and English learner families may need some extra assistance supporting their children's online learning. Discover some valuable solutions and resources you can offer with instructor Laura Gardner.

 

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“This was an awesome training! It was a tremendous value for the cost. I loved all of the videos, everyone's energy, and that they came from different parts of the country. I loved it and would definitely recommend this course to ANY educator.”

Unaccompanied youth bring valuable assets and unique needs to the classroom

Supporting Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth in U.S. Schools

Explore the foundations of who these youth are, how and why they make the journey north, and what happens when they arrive at the U.S. border.

 
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Developing relationships & understanding is crucial

Understanding the Backgrounds of Refugee Students & Families

Gain a basic understanding of the U.S. refugee program and the primary refugee populations being resettled in the U.S.

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Language development is a lengthy, complicated process

Developing Reading for Long Term English Learners

Long Term English Learners (LTELs) make up an increasing percentage of all secondary English Learners in the United States. This first course in the LTEL pathway will provide reading strategies designed to lift LTELs into higher levels of language proficiency and help them access complex, grade level texts. The course is for teachers  in Grades 4-12. 

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