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The application cycle for the NNELI Fall 2015 Paraprofessional Cohort has ended.  All applicants were contacted via email. Applicants who did not receive a status email, please contact the NNELI office or check your email "junk email."

NNELI provides selected TEACHER AIDES/ASSISTANTS and ESPs nine specially-developed modules in ESL and STEM-based strategies as well as professional development and techniques to be more effective in the classroom. Module topics include:

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • WCSD ELA Standards and Use
  • GLAD/SIOP Strategies
  • NGSS Overview
  • Teaching/Learning Strategies
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Technology
  • Professionalism

Each module includes a face-to-face meeting each month, September through June in the early evening.  During the month, participants complete the rest of the module online.

Benefits Include...

  • Use of NNELI Resources- Science Kits and Audiovisual Equipment
  • Professional Networking with the NNELI Community
  • A stipend of $600 upon completion of the college-level course

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