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Improving instruction to English Learners

The Northern Nevada English Learning Initiative (NNELI) program is a National Professional Development grant program, fully funded by the Office of English Language Acquisition of the United States Department of Education.

Application information for Paraprofessionals, Classroom Teachers
and Pre-Service Teachers

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Paraprofessional Program

A multi-modal program designed to meet paraprofessional needs.

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K-12 Practicing Classroom Teachers

Professional development in STEM and ESL for licensed, practicing K-12 classroom teachers.

Pre-Service Teachers

Pre-Service Teachers

Designed to give undergraduates specific training in ESL, STEM and Academic Language Development.

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