Leadership Support for Multilingual Whole School Success

Queens ELC Irwin Altman Middle School 172 81-14 257 Street Queens, NY 11004 Room: 132, Little Neck, NY, United States

This workshop supports leaders in implementing strategies that transform learning for children who come to school speaking a different home language. Participants explore and discuss moving from a deficit-based to an asset-based approach to teaching MLs/ELLs. Participants explore leadership roles in support of MLs/Ells’ academic, linguistic, and social-emotional development.

Foundations of RULER

Queens ELC Irwin Altman Middle School 172 81-14 257 Street Queens, NY 11004 Room: 132, Little Neck, NY, United States

Participants will develop an understanding of the science on why emotions matter and the five skills of emotional intelligence. Additionally, participants will get an overview of RULER, a whole school, evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning developed by Dr. Marc Brackett.

Empowering Our Multilingual Learners

Queens ELC Irwin Altman Middle School 172 81-14 257 Street Queens, NY 11004 Room: 132, Little Neck, NY, United States

This workshop focuses on our multilingual learners. Through activities and discussions participants gain resources to change the mindset of their teachers by guiding them to look at the talents, spirits, and strengths of our multilingual learners. Participants explore strategies to build student autonomy, agency and resilience to help close the achievement gap.

How Can Schools and Districts Implement a Systemic Approach to Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Queens ELC Irwin Altman Middle School 172 81-14 257 Street Queens, NY 11004 Room: 132, Little Neck, NY, United States

Leaders will use research-based tools to explore the best pathways to cultivate affirming, sustainable environments that promote the well-being of all members of the school community. Participants will reflect on meaningful ways to support schools and districts in their pursuit of developing the whole child.