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Together4PVD: Solutions for Transformative Education Justice in Providence

Providence schools are at a crossroads. We have a choice: We can finally begin the authentic engagement, sustainable solutions and bold investments for students, families and educators—or continue on with failed policies that leave most Providence students and families behind, waiting on promises never fulfilled. We are Together4PVD, and we are fighting for the schools Providence deserves.

Read more about the plan on this site or download the PDF (English | Español)

 

 

Hiring, Supporting and Retaining Educators of Color in Providence Public Schools

Providence educators support policy and contract negotiation best practices to build the recruitment pipeline, the teacher support staffing and the retention policies to hire and retain educators that reflects the full range of backgrounds of our students and families.

Read the one-pager (English | Español)

 

 

Edgenuity: A Fact Sheet

This fall, contractor Edgenuity will be providing remote instruction for all 10th, 11th and 12th grade Providence students whose families opt for distance learning. What is Edgenuity?

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Distance Learning & ELLs: What Have We Learned so Far?

The challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic are many. Although distance learning has quickly become the default solution for the more than 54 million students displaced by school closures, it is estimated that 25-50 percent of the 5 million English language learners around the country either do not have the appropriate technology devices needed for online learning or access to the internet. Join us to learn more about some best practices we are seeing thus far for both groups of ELLs—those with Internet access and those without.

Available for one-hour of PD credit. Captioning in English and Spanish.

Webinar available on demand at Share My Lesson

 

Distance Learning & ELLs Part Ii: What’s Working, What’s Not & What to Be Ready for in the Fall

Since the pandemic forced schools to switch to distance learning, many English language learners have experienced learning loss, interrupted schooling, delays, trauma, and other social and emotional challenges. What do educators and administrators need to keep in mind as they prepare for summer learning opportunities or reopening in the fall? Join us to learn more about all these issues and how to plan for current and new students.

Available for one-hour of PD credit. Captioning in English and Spanish.

Webinar available on demand at Share My Lesson

 

Supporting ELLs Through COVID-19

How can schools best support English language learners (ELLs) and immigrant students through the COVID-19 pandemic? What lessons have we learned so far? This resource includes information on distance learning for ELLs, communicating and partnering with families, and social-emotional supports for ELLs and immigrant students.

Read more at Colorín Colorado