A nonprofit organization for educators, families, and policy makers
(formerly known as Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education)
Purpose of Network:
Connections to MABE's Goals:
Special Educators, School Psychologist, Speech and Language Pathologist, and Educational Leaders interested in Special Education Issues (e.g., Moderate Special Needs, Director of Special Education, Institutes of Higher Education, Literacy and Instructional Coaches, Interventionists)
Fee: $25 for meeting registration
Registration here - www.massmabe.org/events
Location for all meetings: Ashland Public Library, Community Room, 66 Front St., Ashland, MA
Time: 4:30 – 7:30 pm
Certificate of PDP's available for participation in this Network
Meeting Dates SY'2019:
- Fall: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - Topic on Practice: “Special Educators Getting on Board with the English Language Benchmarks”, Invited Guest: Sara Sara Niño, Language Acquisition Support Lead, OLA - Networking: Danaee Donovan shares her experience as a Special Educator on a La Siembra Leadership Team. La Siembra is a 2-full day retreat to facilitate planning, preparation and design of a new dual language program.
- Winter: Wednesday, January, 30, 2019 - Topic on Practice: Implementing RtI in a Dual Language School, Presentation by Amigos School, Cambridge, MA
The intervention team at Amigos School is excited to share their experience and best practices for implementing RtI using a biliterate framework. They will discuss how we have adapted district assessments to reflect our local norms and how we determine interventions through a holistic view of our dual language learners.
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