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Positioning Language Learners for Success in Mathematics Institute

School Year 2023–2024

This series is designed for teachers and teacher leaders who want to focus on language development in the mathematics classroom. These sessions are for all educators interested in the intersection of language and mathematics including bilingual teachers, EL teachers, dual language teachers, and monolingual teachers. We will examine the role of reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the mathematics classroom as well as explore the use of math language routines and other strategies. ISBE Professional Development hours will be provided for each session.

Two full-days in-person from 8:30 am–3:00 pm and two 2.5-hour virtual sessions from 12:30–3:00 pm OR 4:00–6:30 pm.

  • Session 1: October 2, virtual
  • Session 2: November 16, in-person at UIC
  • Session 3: February 6, in-person at UIC
  • Session 4: April 18, virtual

Registration costs are listed in EventBrite. For districts participating in the MCMI PD Consortium, registration costs are covered by the terms of the contract.

Please contact Jean Sutow-Goldrich ( with questions about your district’s status for the 2023–2024 school year or for additional information about Consortium benefits.

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