Listed are public events at which EmpowerED Consulting will be presenting. Some are free, some are part of another organization in which a registration fee is required. Some presentation materials can be found under the “materials” link.
LA Stars Professional development Seminars
Winter Program 2018-2019
Dates: December 8, 2018; January 26, February 16, March 23, April 27, 2019
Location: Occidental College, Eagle Rock, California
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Working with the Occidental College World Language Project, Valerie will be providing professional development for dual-immersion teachers using ACTFL World Readiness Standards and the CA World Language Standards.
CLTA Annual conference 2019
Date: Thursday-Sunday, February 28 - March 3, 2019
Location: Double Tree Hotel, San Jose, California
Session Title: Leveraging Student-Centered Technology in Language Classrooms
Session Time: Sunday, 8:00 am
Description: Leverage the use of free tech tools that can be easily integrated into a language classroom with students as creators using the instructional language. Combining the best of both worlds, this session provides the research to inform the importance of student-centered technology and the practice that integrates student-created works using classroom technology. Student projects support the application of the 21st century skills while helping them innovate with the language of instruction. Bring your device - laptops/chromebooks preferred over tablets - and be ready to innovate!
Spring CUE 2019
Date: Thursday - Saturday, March 14-16, 2019
Location: Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs
Valerie will be a part of the CUE BOLD Faculty, CUE Higher Education Network, and San Gabriel Valley CUE affiliate to provide various sessions for attendees of this conference. Sign up on the CUE website.
French Immersion Programs PD Spring 2019
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Location: USC, details TBD
EmpowerED will be leading this professional development day with the support of the French Consulate in Los Angeles and USC. More information to come.