Event Date: 30th September 2023


Essential Question:

How do you create and sustain a collaborative, integrated service delivery model?

Participants will…

· Determine how specific collaborative and co-teaching practices can offer effective support for inclusive practices to accommodate the needs of English learners and support language and literacy development

· Identify, describe, and evaluate several co-teaching models; view and analyze video clips of co-teaching in authentic and realistic situations

· Explore the collaborative instruction cycle and determine steps for implementing this in their context in order to foster integration of content and language instruction and support language and literacy development

About the Speaker:

Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld is a professor in the School of Education and Human Services at Molloy University, Rockville Centre, New York, where she teaches graduate courses related to cultural and linguistic diversity, language and literacy development, and equity. Before entering the field of teacher education, she was an English teacher in Hungary, an English-as-a-second-language teacher in New York City, and taught Hungarian at New York University.

As a Fulbright Scholar, she lectured in Iceland and she has been presenting at conferences across the United States, Canada, China, Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden, the Philippines, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates. She frequently offers virtual and on-site professional learning opportunities primarily focusing on effective differentiated strategies and collaborative practices for ELD/ELL specialists and general education teachers. Her recent articles and ongoing research are focused on coteaching, teacher collaboration, and English language and literacy strategies.