Including Littler Learners: Understanding Linguistic and Cultural Diversity and Language Acquisition

Date(s) - Thursday, March 04, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a professional development event designed to help you support children birth to three years old who have special needs. This event is funded by the Maryland State Department of Education. Thanks to this funding, the registration fee for this event is only $5.

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This training explores best practices for working with children who are English Language Learners to help them be successful participants in their preschool setting, while supporting their ability to learn English.  Participants will learn the stages of second language acquisition and ways to help support children as they move through each phase.  Participants will also learn a variety of strategies for supporting children in the classroom and working with families to create a successful learning environment.

Core of Knowledge Area: Special Needs (1 hour) & Child Development (1 hour); Level: Beginner to Advanced


You will receive an email with the webinar, handouts, and Zoom link 24 hours before the training. If you do not receive an email by that time, please contact Kim Locke at

Each participant will need individual access to a computer, smartphone or tablet. Specific webinar access details will be sent prior to the training.


Webinar Platform: ZOOM

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There will be a knowledge measure and training evaluation provided via Survey Monkey. The knowledge measure and training evaluation are required components of the webinar and have to be completed in order to receive a certificate of completion.


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Registrations are closed for this event.