Online Professional Learning and
Technical Assistance for
21st Century Community Learning Centers

Trainings to Go

Trainings to Go are hour-long training plans that include a PowerPoint, handouts, and training guides. Click the trainings to get tips on how to customize professional development plans to fit different staff needs, training time frames, and training goals.

Assessing the Needs of English Learners

  • Identify the key elements of a needs assessment.
  • Practice strategies for collecting data to be used in conducting a needs assessment for English learners. 

Building Background Knowledge and Academic Vocabulary

  • Review strategies for promoting English language acquisition. 
  • Identify and practice techniques for building academic vocabulary. 

Creating a Safe Learning Environment for English Learners

  • Know how to create a safe and welcoming learning environment for English learners.
  • Identify strategies for increasing English learners' engagement in program activities. 
  • Learn strategies for classroom and behavior management.