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Two-Day ELL Conference with Margarita Florez

October 20, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
NYC Charter School Center - Training Room
111 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY 10006

Presented by Margarita Florez


Margarita Florez is the Managing Director of Learning for KIPP LA. As a founding school leader, she led KIPP Comienza Community Prep, a school with more than 50% ELLs, to academic success with scores in the 94th percentile on the California Standards Tests. Join Margarita in this ELL focused conference as she shares the tools and strategies she used to lead her scholars, staff, and school to success. Topics covered include unpacking Common Core standards, content and language objectives, language forms and functions, effective checks for understanding, and questions for short and long-term assessment. Attendees will leave this conference with both the ability to analyze standards by content, cognition, and language and to create higher order thinking questions to assess students’ knowledge.

 **Note, this conference is organized by the NYC Charter School Center and is fee-based.  This conference is not associated with the NYC Special Education Collaborative. Rates depend on whether participants choose to attend only Day 1, only Day 2, or both Day 1 and 2.

October 20th: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
October 21st: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: ELL Coordinators, Teachers, Instructional Coaches