Voices Vol 41 No 1

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MARCH 22, 2012
at Kean University

Common Core State Standards and ELLs


Kenji Hakuta

Kenji Hakuta, Stanford University professor of education, is leading a national initiative to meet the growing academic language and content needs of ELLs as Common Core standards are implemented by schools and districts around the nation.



Susan Pimentel

Susan Pimentel, a lead writer of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in the content areas, will highlight the key shifts in the new standards.



Okhee Lee

Okhee Lee, New York University professor of education, will address classroom strategies to promote science learning and English language and literacy development of ELLs. She will also discuss the implications of Next Generation Science Standards for ELLs.


Breakout sessions will be offered by guest presenters and by recognized NJ ELL experts.
Registration opens January 2012 at: http://sgei.kean.edu/registration.html.
Registration Fee: $149

Co-sponsored by the School of Global Education & Innovation Kean University
NJ Department of Education