Refugees, Asylees, and Unaccompanied Minors: Understanding your Newcomer - 009569
Participants will gain a basic understanding of the refugee/asylee process, including what happens to unaccompanied minors. Information gained will aid teachers, administrators, and support staff to effectively meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the newcomer. In addition, participants will reflect on how the unique needs and cultural differences of the students affect the classroom. A representative from Catholic Charities will join us to give participants insight into the newcomers' journey and what services are available to families.

Audiences Central Office Administrators, Counselors, Teacher - ESL (English as a Second Language), Assistant Principals, Charter School Personnel, Principals, Teacher - General Education, Teacher - High School (Grades 9-12), Teacher - Middle School (Grades 6-8)
21st Century Learning  Vision Article VI - More Balanced/Reinvigorated State/Local Partnership

02502812/10/2019 08:30am - 03:30pmESC Region 11
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Credit Hours   06:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   Melanie Yocom ESC Region 11 
Seats Left   37 

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