Moving English Learners Forward on the TELPAS (Grades 3-12) – Two Day Session

Moving ELs Forward on the TELPAS

(Grades 3-12) Two Day Session

When & Where:

October 21-22, 2021


8:30 am – 3:30 pm CST

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Hobby

8181 Airport Blvd

Houston, TX 77061

Presented by: Natalia Heckman & Allison Hand

What it is:

We invite your classroom teachers and cross-curricular teams to attend this two-day institute. In this practical training, participants will gain an understanding of how to accelerate students’ language proficiencies through effective content-area instruction. Participants will create language-focused activities intentionally designed to help move students forward on TELPAS.

In this training, we will explore specific strategies that incorporate technology into content-area classrooms, helping students prepare for the speaking portion of the TELPAS assessment. Participants will create working lessons tailored specifically for their content-area. 

Participants will receive: 

  • Strategies for improving student performance on all TELPAS domains
  • Specific approaches to increasing students’ TELPAS speaking scores
  • Tips for increasing student motivation toward TELPAS achievement
  • Student-friendly TELPAS rubrics
  • Sample TELPAS-aligned, content-area classroom activities

Who Should Attend: 

  • Content-area teachers of English Learners grades 3-12
  • ESL teachers, Coaches, and Specialists
  • ESL/Bilingual Directors and Coordinators
  • Campus Administrators