Southwest Regional Education Cooperative News

There is always something new happening in the education department. It is our job to help you stay on top of administrative processes so you can do what you do best—educate.

Training Opportunity for All Teachers!

Are you aware of a framework called the ELDIF? ELDIF stands for English Language Development Instructional Framework. English Language Development Support Services is offering development courses for all teachers! In these professional development courses you will:

  • Develop your cultural and linguistic knowledge and skills.
  • Learn teaching strategies that will allow your grade-level content accessible for all students.
  • Learn instructional strategies that will engage all students and allow practices for oral language development.
  • Learn authentic assessments and assessment strategies that will allow you to monitor the ongoing progress of all students.

Register now, seats are limited!

  • Tuesday Synchronous Days: 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. starting on January 26, 2021, through April 6, 2021
  • Thursday Synchronous Days: 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. starting on January 28, 2021, through April 8, 2021
  • Saturday Synchronous Days: 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. starting on January 30, 2021, through April 10, 2021

The topics offered in each class are:

  • Language Lens
  • Setting the Bar
  • Language Domains & Features
  • Finding a Good Match
  • The Power of Talk
  • Theory into Practice

Please check out the ELDIF Support Services Flyer for a list of the dates of the classes and additional information.

We hope you will join us!

New Mexico Regional Educational Cooperative Association Director Vacancy

The New Mexico Regional Educational Cooperative Association (NM RECA) has an opening for a director. The director represents the NM RECA with the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED), Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD), New Mexico Coalition of Educational Leaders, New Mexico legislators, and committees. The director will remain in continual communication with the secretaries and deputy secretaries of these partner agencies to further the relationship between these agencies and the NM RECA. Please see our NM RECA director job description for more information.

MLSS Newsletter December 2020 Now Available

Hot off the press! Enjoy our December 2020 MLSS newsletter. Topics include social and emotional learning strategies including learning from a distance and a school leader's story. We hope you will check it out.