Cambium Learning Group, Inc. Offers Professional Development Training to Puerto Rico Educators

DALLAS, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning Group, Inc., a leading educational company focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations, teamed up with the Institute for Teacher Professional Development and the Puerto Rico Department of Education to provide the most up-to-date training for bilingual education teachers during the months of August and September.

The purpose of the training is to strengthen English-teaching skills in the areas of:

  • Teaching Reading in English
  • Strategies for Teaching English across the Content Areas
  • Cultural and Social Aspects of Teaching English
  • Evaluation and Assessment for Bilingual Education Teachers

Remaining training sessions will take place on September 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 (Saturdays), from 8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. (Note: Given the holiday, Saturday, September 1st, training will begin at 8:30 a.m. and include a "working lunch." Training will end at 2:30 p.m.)

Sessions are hands-on and give teachers ideas for immediate use in their classrooms.  Expert facilitators make sure learning is fun and useful.

Teachers may attend one of the locations below:

1)      Centro de Bellas Artes (CABA) (Regions: Arecibo, Mayagüez)
2)      Nueva Escuela Superior Ocupacional Urbana de Aguas Buenas (Regions: Caguas, Bayamón)
3)      Escuela Especializada de Bellas Artes de Humacao (Regions: Humacao, San Juan)

Advanced Registration is required by sending the application via fax to 787.764.0817. Applications are available online at http://intraedu.dde.pr/Comunicados%20Oficiales/20120731114605704.pdf or at your school's office. Selected participants will be confirmed by the Institute for Teacher Professional Development. Participants will receive a stipend.

Schools eligible to attend the training include:
Segunda Unidad Joaquín Vázquez Cruz, Escuela Félix Rosario Ríos, Escuela Doctor José G. Padilla, Escuela Monserrate Moreno, Escuela Marta Vélez Castro, Escuela Francisco Dávila Semprit, Escuela Mulitas Alvelo, Escuela Idiomas Llanos Adentro, Escuela de Idiomas Llanos Carretera, Segunda Unidad Bilingüe José Mercado, Escuela José G. Padilla Alfonso, Escuela Salvador Brau Pre-Vocacional, Escuela Educación Bilingüe de Cidra, Escuela Elemental Urbana de Ceiba, Escuela Luis Muñoz Grillo, Escuela Manuel Cruz Maceira, Escuela Bilingüe Simón Madera, Escuela Hato Nuevo, Escuela Enrique Huyke, Escuela Pedro Gutiérrez, Escuela Juan Ponce de León, Escuela Matuyas Bajo, Escuela Bilingüe Andrea Lebrón Ramos, Escuela María M. Ortiz García, Escuela María Luisa Jiménez López, Escuela Manuel Morales Feliciano, Segunda Unidad Doctor Juan B. Soto, Escuela Bilingüe Sergio Ramírez de Arellano, Escuela Antonio González Suárez, Segunda Unidad Fortunato Jorge Corona, Escuela Juan de Dios Quiñones, Escuela Conrado Rodríguez, Escuela José Severo Quiñones, Escuela Doctor Luis Pereira Leal, Segunda Unidad Isidro Vicéns, Escuela Antonio Badillo Hernandez, Escuela Eugenio Gonzalez Gonzalez, Escuela Gregorio Rodriguez Orama, Escuela Padre Pablo Gutierrez, Escuela Extension Borinquen.

For more information, please contact customer service at 1.800.547.6747 or customerservice@cambiumlearning.com

About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning® Group (Nasdaq: ABCD) is the leading educational company focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations. The company is comprised of three business units: Voyager Learning provides comprehensive print and online intervention solutions,  professional development, and school turnaround offerings and includes Lincoln National Academy, Class.com, and Voyager Education Services; Sopris Learning is known for supplemental solutions, including assessment, supplemental intervention, positive behavior supports and professional development; and Cambium Learning Technologies develops instructional and assistive technology and represents IntelliTools®, Kurzweil Educational Systems®, Learning A–Z, and ExploreLearning. Cambium Learning Group is committed to providing evidence-based support and expert professional services to empower educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. Learn more at www.cambiumlearning.com.

Media Contact:
Shannan Overbeck
Cambium Learning Group
214.932.9476
shannan.overbeck@cambiumlearning.com

SOURCE Cambium Learning Group, Inc.



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