Wabash Valley Education Center

*SIOP Train the Trainer Series - Cohort 2 - NIESC

This training is for trainers who will be providing SIOP training in their schools. Trainers will learn the 8 components of SIOP, as well as strategies, resources and techniques for each component of the SIOP model. This series consists of three days in the summer - June 22, 23, 24 that will be held at NIESC in Mishawaka from 9:00-3:00 EASTERN TIME each day. Two follow-up days will be held in the fall at dates to be determined.


Times for this workshop are EASTERN TIME


There are 4 cohorts of SIOP Training (each one the same) - Select the date and location that is best for you!


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Lori North is the EL Director for the Community Schools of Frankfort. She has worked with English Learners for over 20 years in Frankfort as an elementary teacher, an EL teacher, and now serves as the EL Director for over 700 English Learners. Lori has her Master’s degree in Language, Literacy, and Cultural Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Brenda Ward is an EL Director for Lafayette School Corporation with over 20 years of experience working with students and teachers grades K-12. She is passionate about advocating for English Learners and hopes to inspire others to do the same. She has been an elementary and middle school English teacher, EL teacher, and is now an EL Director for a district with a large EL population. Brenda has her Master’s degree in Language, Literacy and Cultural Studies from Indiana University.


Date: June 22, June 23, and June 24, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EASTERN TIME Each Day (lunch provided each day)

Location: NIESC


Cost: $745/Service Center Member or $1490/District not belonging to a Service Center*


*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana Educational Service Center (ESC). Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee.

**See cancellation policy below

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.


Registration open through 6/18/2021 9:00 AM EST

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Mishawaka, IN 46546

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Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906