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Part 2: Involve Parents for Greater English Learner Success

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Part 2: Involve Parents for Greater English Learner Success

Presented by Rick Castaneda, Training Specialist, Rosetta Stone; and Melanie Rogers, Training Team Lead, Rosetta Stone

Sponsored by Rosetta Stone

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Encouraging parents to become involved is the first step toward bringing parents and educators closer together on behalf of their English Learners. From organizing workshops for parents to developing classroom language learning assignments that include families, the process to boost involvement takes commitment—and an action plan.

In this edWebinar, see the six categories of parental involvement and how educators can incorporate those categories into an effective action plan. It highlights best practices and real-world examples we have seen from districts around the country, and review common roadblocks and discuss how to overcome the challenges they represent. Also break down the action plan to help participants begin to incorporate action steps—and ideas on what to do if it falls off track.

This recorded presentation will continue the conversation from Part 1: Involve Parents for Greater English Learner Success.

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to preK-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. Learn from real-world examples of how other schools incorporate family engagement into their schools.


About the Presenters

Rick Castaneda is a training specialist at Rosetta Stone. He works with school districts all over the country to lead trainings for successful language program implementations. Rick brings experience as a former educator, an after-school program director, an interpreter/translator, and a family engagement expert in the public school system in Virginia for 20 years.


Melanie Rogers is the training team lead for Rosetta Stone. She energetically and passionately helps teachers across the country implement language learning solutions into their classrooms.


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rosetta stoneRosetta Stone Inc. provides cutting-edge interactive technology that is changing the way the world learns languages. The company’s proprietary learning techniques—acclaimed for their power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone—are used by schools, businesses, government organizations and millions of individuals around the world. Rosetta Stone offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (like English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). The company’s core belief is that learning to speak a language should be a natural and instinctive process, and that interactive technology can activate the language immersion method powerfully for learners of any age.


Tuesday, August 20, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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