November 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On November 8, 2013
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  • Advocacy, CCSS, Common Core, ELL, English as a Second Language, GATESOL, National Education Association, NYSTESOL, Professional Development, TESOL
Thank you for following DSF Consulting! We apologize for the delay in this month’s newsletter, but we had to deal with some website security issues. Thankfully the issues have been resolved. We’ll share with you the progress we’re making supporting English learners and their educators across the country. Some Current Clients and Projects US Department […]
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October 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On October 1, 2013
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  • Advocacy, assessment, CCSS, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, Corwin Preess, ELL, ELLs, English as a Second Language, English language learners, ESL, Illinois State Board of Education, PARCC, Peace Corps, Professional Development
Thank you for reading the DSF Consulting October 2013 newsletter. We have a lot of news to share with you!  Advocating for English Learners: A Guide for Educators Diane Staehr Fenner’s new book Advocating for English Learners: A Guide for Educators made its debut last week at the Illinois Bilingual Directors’ meeting and was very […]
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September 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On September 3, 2013
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  • Advocacy, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, ELL, English as a Second Language, English language learner, ESL, ESL Professional Standards, Illinois State Board of Education, International Reading Association, National Education Association, PARCC, Professional Development
In August 2013, we finished up some writing, focused our work on projects in several states, and geared up for speaking engagements at state conferences. Please take a look! Advocacy for English Learners: A Guide for Educators We’re happy to report that Diane’s book is now in press and will be available from Corwin Press […]
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August 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On July 31, 2013
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Standards, standards, everywhere! DSF Consulting is lending its team’s expertise on standards for ELs and their teachers in several ways across the country – and now the world! New York State Education Department/American Institutes for Research DSF Consulting is pleased to announce that in July 2013 we partnered with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) […]
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July 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On July 1, 2013
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  • American Museum of Natural History, assessment, CCSS, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, English as a Second Language, English language learner, ESL, Peace Corps, Professional Development, TESOL, WIDA, WIDA ACCESS for ELLs
Thank you for your interest in DSF Consulting! Please take a look at ways in which we have been supporting English learners’ success during the past month. DSF Consulting Projects Underway We began an exciting new project with the Peace Corps. This project will include developing a relationship with an accrediting body or academic partner […]
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June 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On June 3, 2013
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  • Advocacy, American Federation of Teachers, collaboration, Common Core, Culture, Education, English as a Second Language, English language learners, English learners, ESL, language, Professional Development, teacher evaluation, TESOL, WIDA, WIDA ACCESS, Writing
Thank you for your interest in DSF Consulting – a firm that provides consulting services for English learners and those who educate them. Here are a few things we were up to in May 2013. Diane’s book Advocating for English Learners: A Guide for Educators (which will be published by Corwin press in September) received rave reviews […]
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May 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On May 1, 2013
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  • Common Core, Common Core State Standards, ELL, English language learner, English learner, National Education Association, TESOL
In this month’s newsletter we’ll feature some of our new contracts, work in the area of English learner advocacy, our latest writing and presentations, our Colorin Colorado blog posts, and our upcoming events. New Contracts We are excited to report that in April 2013 we signed a contract with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) […]
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April 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On April 1, 2013
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March 2013 saw a very productive month filled with presentations, writing, and networking focused on the topic of serving English learners. Diane and Ayanna attended TESOL International Association’s convention and language expo in Dallas, TX. While in Dallas, they met with several publishers, clients, and colleagues to discuss current projects and future opportunities. In Dallas, […]
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March 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On March 1, 2013
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  • American Federation of Teachers, CCSS, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, ELL, English language learner, NABE, teacher evaluation, TESOL
Thanks for your interest in DSF Consulting. Here are some of the ways our team worked to support the achievement of English learners and the educators who work with them last month. Presentations and Group Facilitation Diane and John Segota, TESOL International Association’s Associate Executive Director for Public Policy and Professional Relations, presented at the […]
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February 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On January 30, 2013
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  • Common Core, EL, ELL, English language learner, English learner, NABE, Professional Development, TESOL
Thank you for keeping up with DSF Consulting! As always, our team was busy in January working on multiple projects to support English learners’ academic achievement. Blogs and Other Writing Colorin Colorado: Diane posted four lengthier blogs related to the Common Core for ELs on Colorin Colorado website, a popular bilingual website for educators and families […]
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