OCDE Project GLAD®
OCDE Project GLAD® is a model of professional development dedicated to building academic language and literacy for all students, especially second language learners.
The Project GLAD® training model combines research and theory with classroom demonstrations and guided teacher practice and planning time. We work collaboratively with schools and districts to support the depth and sustainability of the model.
OCDE PROJECT GLAD® TRAINING OVERVIEW
OCDE Project GLAD® training consists of three elements:
- Leadership Training
- Foundations Training
- Customized Follow-up and Support
Scope and Sequence
|OCDE Project GLAD® Leadership Training: Designing a Pathway to Success (for administrators and teacherleaders)||OCDE Project GLAD® Foundations Training (basic training for classroom teachers)||OCDE Project GLAD® Customized Follow-up and Support (for teachers who have received Foundations Training|
|Part I: Research and Theory Workshop||Part II: Classroom Demonstration|
|This 1-day workshop is a prerequisite for all developing agencies prior to scheduling participants for Tier I training. Purpose: to support educational agencies with the understanding, development, implementation and sustainability of the||Foundations 2-day Research and Theory Workshop develops the research, rationale and why in how to provide both universal access and targeted language learner support through OCDE Project GLAD®||Foundations 4-day Classroom Demonstration provides a unique classroom experience to teachers who observe and engage in the use of the GLAD® model within a live classroom. Participants will work with a coach to build understanding, practice and design lessons plans for implementation.||Provides customized training and support to elevate GLAD® instruction and implementation. This differentiated model can support collaboration, practice with the strategies, modeling, co-teaching, coaching and planning and preparation sessions.|
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on bringing an OCDE Project GLAD® training to your school or district or register for one of the upcoming Foundations Trainings listed below:
OCDE Project GLAD® Foundations Training in Albuquerque, NM
Cost: $1075 per participant
Spring 2020 Register here
- Two-day Research and Theory Workshop: March 24-25, 2020
- Four-day Classroom Demonstration: April 28-May 1, 2020
Summer 2020 Register here
- Two-day Research and Theory Workshop: May 28-29, 2020 or June 18-19, 2020
- Four-day Classroom Demonstration: June 9-12, 2020 June 22-25, 2020
Location: Albuquerque, site TBA
Dates: June 15-10 or June 22-26, 2020
Language of classroom demo: English
Preschool GLAD® is about creating a rich environment of language, ideas and concepts. Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten students engage in learning at their own entry points and are given multiple ways to respond. This model fosters a success-based, interactive environment that stresses cross-cultural respect and sensitivity and that values the family, community, and language of the child. Intentionally creating language-rich environments for our early childhood emergent bilingual students takes time and effort. Preschool GLAD® engages participants in thinking about how children learn language and introduces successful research-based strategies for creating a language-rich setting that is alive with words, aloud with language, and results in language-rich learning.
The Preschool GLAD® Training is available to anyone in the profession of education interested in supporting early childhood education. This training consists of two parts. The first part is the “1-Day Research and Theory Training.” The second part is the “4 -Day Demonstration Lesson”
PART ONE: 1-DAY RESEARCH AND THEORY WORKSHOP
In the 1-Day Research and Theory Workshop, participants dialogue and learn with other professionals in the field about the research that supports the model and its development, planning support, an introduction to Preschool GLAD® effective teaching strategies.
PART TWO: 4-DAY DEMONSTRATION LESSON
In the 4-Day Demonstration Lesson, teachers observe students utilizing the strategies with a Preschool GLAD® trainer. The participants are supported by a Preschool GLAD® coach who facilitates a deeper understanding of the strategies, their variations, and engages participants in meaningful conversations around the model. During the afternoons of the demonstration, participants will begin planning and preparing materials to use in their classroom right away to effectively support application and implementation. Customized follow-up support is also an integral part of this process. Seeing successful strategies with the students is the most effective method of promoting change.
OCDE Project GLAD® Summer Institute
Affirming Identity Through Language and Culture
June 2-3, 2020
Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Albuquerque, NM Reserve your room
Open to trainers, teachers, specialists and administrators who have been trained in Project GLAD® as well as those who have not yet been trained and are excited to learn more about Project GLAD®!
Purpose: To strengthen the understanding and implementation of best practices for language learners and to provide networking opportunities for teachers of language learners and their instructional leaders. Topics will include: teaching for social and emotional learning, creating collaborative structures to maximize class synergy, the power of metacognitive teaching and learning, and integrating language, content and cultural objectives into our lessons and units.
Early Bird — $244 (Deadline April 15)
Regular — $264
Training of Trainers – Trainer Certification
(Pricing for each tier available upon request.)
DLeNM works in partnership with the National Training Center to guide licensed teachers who have already completed the Tier I Foundations training through the Tier II and Tier III Training of Trainer processes to become OCDE Project GLAD® Agency Trainers. To complete both tiers typically the Training of Trainers process It usually takes from 1 to 2 years to complete the Training of Trainers process and is done in a team of two to four educators.
For more information, or to schedule an OCDE Project GLAD® training for your school or district, please contact us at email@example.com
History of Project GLAD®
Project GLAD® started in Fountain Valley, CA more than 35 years ago with a group of educators who were tasked to support a classroom of students who were newcomers — refugees whose primary language wasn’t English. With minimal resources, collaborations with researchers skilled in second language acquisition, the brain, primary language, reading and writing were sought. Almost 10 years later, Project GLAD® developed into a version of what we know today.
Acknowledged by both the federal and state of CA department of education, the model received funding to be launched nationally, coming to Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) and the National Training Center (NTC) being born. Today, we remain responsive to meeting the needs of educators and students. Committed to high quality implementation and sustainability, the NTC continues to work in collaboration with educational agencies to ensure students remain the first priority.
A Powerful Partnership
We are proud to share a partnership with the National Training Center as a Project GLAD® Regional Training Center. Together, we have a commitment to serve language learners in their academic, linguistic, social, and civic lives. Together, we engage in culturally and linguistically responsive practices that build multiliteracy and multiculturalism.