Marisol Marcin, a Spanish/English as a second language (ESL) teacher in the Sidney (N.Y.) Central Schools, will discuss whether or not schools are prepared to meet New York state’s Common Core standards on Saturday, Sept. 27, at SUNY Cortland.
Marcin will deliver the keynote address “We are already there!” during the 24th annual Second Language Educator’s Conferencefrom 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Old Main Brown Auditorium.
This year’s theme is “Foreign Language and English as a Second Language: Getting to the Common Core of Communication.”
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Hosted by the College’s Modern Languages Department and sponsored by International Programs and the SUNY Cortland Auxiliary Services Corporation, the conference offers a half day of workshops and a forum for discussing issues and exchanging ideas for area teachers, teachers-in-training and college faculty. The annual event is open to students as well as to all area foreign language teachers, teachers of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), and English as a second language (ESL) colleagues.
The conference is free of charge. Registration by Thursday, Sept. 25, is required and can be done at the Modern Languages Department website at cortland.edu/modern-languages.