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ESOL Endorsement - North Clackamas Cohort

Date: 4:30pm PDT September 19, 2013 - 7:30pm December 19, 2013 Location: Campbell Elementary School-Media Center, 11326 SE 47th Ave, Milwaukie,

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Campbell Elementary School-Media Center, 11326 SE 47th Ave, Milwaukie,

ESOL 602 - Focus on Culture and Community in Teaching ESOL/Bilingual Students

This course focuses on understanding the student within the context of his or her environment. The first part of this course focuses on cultural factors that influence learning and their implications for instruction. The latter part of the course examines the involvement of significant individuals in a child’s academic programs and explores barriers to family involvement. Introduces cross-cultural pre-referral screening tools for gifted and special-needs English-language learners.

Participants develop strategies for establishing positive school, family, and community partnerships and explore tools for combating racism and bias in schools.

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Thursdays, September 19-December 19, 2013

Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Instructors: Karina Bruzesse, M.A., Araceli Farias

Degree-applicable credit: 3 semester hours

Please check the Lewis & Clark Bookstore for information regarding required textbooks.

This course is offered as part of the ESOL Endorsement Program in North Clackamas. Interested in joining the cohort or just registering for this class? Contact the Center for Community Engagement at 503-768-6040 or

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