A nonprofit organization for educators, families, and policy makers
(formerly known as Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education)
Facilitators: Yael Zakon-Bourke, Deborah Sercombe & Amy Finsmith
La Siembra is a 2-full day retreat designed by Dual Language Education New Mexico to facilitate planning, preparation, and design of new dual language programs.
The La Siembra program planing retreat includes:
Schools must participate as a team including Principal or Assistant Principal; Teacher Leader (e.g. instructional coach or program coordinator); and a minimum of three teachers, who represent primary and intermediate grades. Participating teachers may include support teachers and non-dual language teachers. Other participants may include district support personnel, parents, board of education members, etc. A maximum of 8 participants per school permitted.
Registration Fee: Dependent on number of programs participating, includes materials, preparation, final report and one follow-up arranged meeting
Contact us PhyllisHardy@mabene.org for more information if your district/school site leadership and dual language teachers would like to participate in this exciting event!