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Subject:      Tailoring RTI for ELLs: Best Practices and Special Considerations in Implementing RTI with English Language Learners

ListServ Message Date:  November 4, 2009

Workshop Date:      Friday, November 20, 2009

Location:             Hyatt Regency Crown Center

                           2345 McGee Street

                           Kansas City, Missouri 64108

The Missouri Migrant Education and English Language Learning program is sponsoring this workshop for ESL and Special Education coordinators to help them through the process of identifying and delivering services to English language learners.  This full-day session will explore the special considerations when implementing the RTI process with ELLs based on their unique language, cultural and educational characteristics.  Participants will learn what each Tier should look like for ELLs going through the RIT process, in terms of the types of interventions that are recommended, with particular emphasis on language and literacy development. Dr. Nancy Cloud, Coordinator of the M.Ed. in TESL Program at Rhode Island College, will be the presenter.

Click on the link below for registration and additional information.

If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Cockrum, Director of Migrant Education/English Language Learning (MELL) at phone (573) 893-8931 or

Craig Rector, Director

Federal Discretionary Grants

573-526-1594 Office

573-526-6698 Fax