U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) Announces 2017 National Professional Development Program (NPD) Grant Competition. The deadline for the transmittal of applications is April 24, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. EDT.
OELA Issues Call for Reviewers for NPD Grant Competition. The NEW deadline for applications for reviewers is April 7, 2017.
Los Angeles Times
Migration Policy Institute
Muslim schoolchildren bullied by fellow students and teachers. A new survey reveals that 42 percent of Muslims with children in K–12 schools report bullying of their children because of their faith.
School Library Journal
National Council of State Title III Directors (NCSTIIID), 2017 Annual NCSTIIID Meeting, May 16–17, 2017, North Hollywood, CA. The first day of the meeting will be dedicated for Title III and EL staff at both the state and local levels, with joint meetings in the morning and the afternoon breakouts separated by SEAs and LEAs. The second day will be a half day joint meeting with the Council of Great City Schools.
Center for Applied Linguistics, Dual Language Education Fundamentals Workshops. April 25, 2017, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, or April 27, 2017, Charlotte, NC. Learn the fundamentals of dual language education from experts in the field.
Pearson, SIOP Institute® I, May 11–13, 2017, Austin, TX. Join SIOP® author MaryEllen Vogt and SIOP® trainer Francheska Figueroa to learn how to effectively implement the SIOP® Model.
WestEd, Quality in Teaching English Learners Summer Institutes, July 10-17, 2017, San Francisco, CA. Registration is open for six distinct summer institutes, each focused on a different aspect of “developing teacher expertise to challenge and support ELs through a pedagogy of promise.”
BUENO Center for Multicultural Education, From the Past and into the Future: Equity, Justice and Diversity (Summer Institute 2017), July 19–20, 2017, Boulder, CO. Join experts for a two-day institute that will cover topics related to culturally and linguistically diverse education.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA), Silver Spring, MD, seeks new Director. NCELA—a project of the U.S. Department of Education, administered by the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA)—welcomes applicants who have demonstrated leadership and content expertise in EL education in grades pre-K through 12, and have significant project management experience.
The Next Steps Public Charter School, Washington, DC, is seeking bilingual applicants for multiple administrative and staff positions.
Kent School District, Kent, WA, is seeking applicants for multiple Dual Language Teacher positions for the 2017-18 school year.
Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD), Madison, WI, is seeking applicants for bilingual positions. Visit www.mmsd.org/jobs, then click ‘View Jobs’ to view open positions.
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, is hiring for a non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor (Job ID 22118) in the TESOL program starting fall 2017.