Lazear Charter Academy, Oakland:

The team of four elementary school professionals identified the need to create and maintain an embedded ELD program that is woven throughout their curriculum in order to support their 52%-ELL student population. Through following the complete model of Be GLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) training, attending the GLAD conference, and creating 3-4 differentiated classroom models, the team plans to implement a Balanced Literacy curriculum. After the two years, the teachers who participate in this training will become GLADiator Trainers who are certified to to provide professional development, coaching, and ongoing training to current and new staff to ensure it is implemented school-wide.

Important Dates

Oct 17th - Nov 17th 2017LOIs (Letters of Inquiry) Accepted
Dec 2017 - Jan 2018Select teams invited to apply
Spring 2018Grant decisions announced

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