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June 24, 2008

ISBE DELL e-Broadcast 2008.127: CLIMBS for ELLs Workshop Scheduled for DuPage County; August 11-15, 2008

Dear Educators Serving ELLs:

The DuPage Regional Office of Education, Professional Development Center (Lombard, IL) will host an intensive training, CLIMBS (Content & Language Integration as a Means of Bridging Success), in sheltered English skills and applying WIDA standards. Participants from other counties are welcome to register.

August 11-15 CLIMBS for ELLs (K-12) - intensive training in scaffolding instruction for ELLs in your classroom using WIDA standards and sheltered English skills. (Maritza Guilamo & Rona Fennessey) This is a fantastic opportunity for reading specialists, general education teachers and aides, and educators, specialists and aides who work with ELLs (English Language Learners)! Optional: 3 hrs graduate credit

To register on-line see:

For more information contact Linda Tibensky at

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