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Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld | Growing Language and Literacy for K-8 English Learners | Date: 11.22.19 | Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Location: Cambria Suites, Downtown White Plains

November 22 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Growing Language and Literacy for K-8 English learners 

Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld 

Friday, November 22, 2019

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM – Continental Breakfast/Registration

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – PD Session

Cost: $249 per person

*Session includes Continental Breakfast, Multicultural Luncheon and a copy of Andrea’s latest book Growing Language and Literacy: Strategies for English Learners published by Heinemann in 2019*


With an emphasis on culturally and linguistically sustaining pedagogy, peer interaction, and scaffolding, this workshop will offer a comprehensive approach to instructional practices that support ELs across the five language proficiency levels.

Learning Objectives

As a result of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the stages of language proficiency and appreciate the complexities of multilingual development
  2. Identify appropriate language development structures and literacy routines that represent the following five strands:

     Visual supports

     Learning by doing

     Oral language production

     Reading supports

     Writing supports

  1. Apply instructional strategies that support ELs in their own classes.

About the Presenter

Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld is a Professor in the Division of Education at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York, where I teach doctoral courses related to diversity, social justice and equity.

Before entering the field of teacher education, I was an English-as-a-foreign-language teacher in Hungary, an English-as-a-second-language teacher in New York City, and taught Hungarian at New York University. As a Fulbright Scholar, I lectured in Iceland and I have been presenting at conferences across the United States, Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden, the Philippines, and the United Arab Emirates.

She frequently offers professional development primarily focusing on effective differentiated strategies and collaborative practices for English-as-a-second-language (ESL) and general education teachers. Her recent books, articles and ongoing research are focused on coteaching, teacher collaboration, and ESL strategies.

Who Should Attend?

K-8 Teachers and administrators who support English Learners


8:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M.

When: 11/22/2019

Where:  Cambria Hotel, White Plains Downtown
 250 Main St, White Plains, NY 10601


The cost of this workshop is $249.00 per person

Registration Form


November 22
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Cambria Suites White Plains Downtown
250 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601 United States
914 681 0500