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Ladies talking to each other in a crowded room

It was all about getting to know each other at the start of the Understanding Language Acquisition and Disabilities workshop.

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Women creating art

Julissa Cruz, a paraprofessional at PS 89 in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, registers delight at her creation in the workshop Using Open-ended Materials to Scaffold Language Acquisition Pre-K–2

Erica Berger
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Woman holds owl pellet

Rashelle Franco of the Pre-K Center at PS 747 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, holds up the jaw bone she has discovered in an owl pellet at the Creating Conversational Opportunities Through Hands-On Science workshop.

Erica Berger
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Women creating art

Paraprofessional Sarah Nicholas (left) and teacher Susan Chen, both of the Pre K Center at PS 747 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, react to finding bones in the owl pellets.

Erica Berger
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Two people posing for camera with crowd watching

Conference participants line up for photographs with Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza.

Erica Berger
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People sitting at tables in a conference room

It’s a busy full house at the Foundations of an Equitable, Successful and Sustainable 2-Way Dual Language Program workshop.

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Two women talking

Kimberly Gleason (left) of PS 89 in Cypress Hills and Cristina Tur of PS 33 in Chelsea confer on factors that contribute to a culturally responsive classroom at the Impact of Culture on Student Achievement workshop.

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Man and two women

Developing Strong Relations with Families workshop presenter Fausto Salazar of Fordham University checks in with Brooklyn members Alexandra Hernandez (center) of PS 257 in Williamsburg and Amma Minta of PS 135 in Flatbush.

Erica Berger
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Award winner showing aware surrounded by others in front of an electronic screen

Luis O. Reyes Award winner Dr. Santiago Wood (holding award), the executive director of the National Association for Bilingual Education, is surrounded by (from left) Mirza Sanchez-Medina, the city Department of Education chief academic officer for multilingual learners; Dr. Luis O. Reyes, a member of the New York State Board of Regents; conference chair and UFT Vice President for Education Evelyn DeJesus; Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza; and Linda Chen, the DOE’s chief academic officer.

Erica Berger
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Ladies talking to each other in a crowded room

It was all about getting to know each other at the start of the Understanding Language Acquisition and Disabilities workshop.

Image
Women creating art

Julissa Cruz, a paraprofessional at PS 89 in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, registers delight at her creation in the workshop Using Open-ended Materials to Scaffold Language Acquisition Pre-K–2

Erica Berger
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Woman holds owl pellet

Rashelle Franco of the Pre-K Center at PS 747 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, holds up the jaw bone she has discovered in an owl pellet at the Creating Conversational Opportunities Through Hands-On Science workshop.

Erica Berger
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Women creating art

Paraprofessional Sarah Nicholas (left) and teacher Susan Chen, both of the Pre K Center at PS 747 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, react to finding bones in the owl pellets.

Erica Berger
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Two people posing for camera with crowd watching

Conference participants line up for photographs with Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza.

Erica Berger
Image
People sitting at tables in a conference room

It’s a busy full house at the Foundations of an Equitable, Successful and Sustainable 2-Way Dual Language Program workshop.

Image
Two women talking

Kimberly Gleason (left) of PS 89 in Cypress Hills and Cristina Tur of PS 33 in Chelsea confer on factors that contribute to a culturally responsive classroom at the Impact of Culture on Student Achievement workshop.

Image
Man and two women

Developing Strong Relations with Families workshop presenter Fausto Salazar of Fordham University checks in with Brooklyn members Alexandra Hernandez (center) of PS 257 in Williamsburg and Amma Minta of PS 135 in Flatbush.

Erica Berger
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Award winner showing aware surrounded by others in front of an electronic screen

Luis O. Reyes Award winner Dr. Santiago Wood (holding award), the executive director of the National Association for Bilingual Education, is surrounded by (from left) Mirza Sanchez-Medina, the city Department of Education chief academic officer for multilingual learners; Dr. Luis O. Reyes, a member of the New York State Board of Regents; conference chair and UFT Vice President for Education Evelyn DeJesus; Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza; and Linda Chen, the DOE’s chief academic officer.

Erica Berger

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