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K-12 Practicing Classroom Teachers

The recruitment cycle for the Summer 2014 Classroom Teacher Cohort has been extended until April 20, 2014.  Apply today!

Apply for the Summer 2014 Classroom Teacher Cohort. 

Please contact the NNELI office for more information.

NNELI offers professional development in STEM and ESL for licensed, practicing K-12 classroom teachers. Teachers who hold a current ESL endorsement, have taught for three or more years, and teach in Title 1/STEM -designated schools or schools with at least 25% ELs are eligible to apply. (Bilingual teachers preferred.) Successful applicants will receive advanced training, including strategies for working with ELs within STEM content-based disciplines and the development of Academic Language with ELs. The program provides financial assistance toward courses and books, and is open to a limited number of WCSD teachers. Teachers from other districts or private schools in Northern Nevada who meet eligibility criteria will be considered if there is space.

These graduate level courses, specially designed by NNELI, in collaboration with the Washoe County School District (WCSD), will focus on:

  • Inquiry Instruction
  • Core Curriculum Standards at both the National and State levels
  • Sheltered Instruction Methods
  • Academic Language in STEM with ELs, informed by Systemic Functional Linguistics

The compressed schedule will provide completers with 6 graduate credits over  an intensive three-week period, beginning July 14, 2014, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to noon, and 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

  • Academic Language Development with EL (AL-EL) (July 14 -August 1, 2014)
  • Curriculum and Development- STEM Inquiry for EL (STEM-SI) (July 14-August 1, 2014)

Apply for the Summer 2014 Classroom Teacher Cohort.

Deadline for submission has been extended because of reported malfunctions of the application link.  Applications will be accepted through midnight on April 20, 2014.


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