Students Dealing with Trauma or Interrupted Schooling

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:00pmSnyder Center for the Visual Arts

Talk by Ana Rawson and Jennifer Course

The fourth in the speaker series Refugees in the USA Today, Ana Rawson and Jennifer Course will discuss the difficulties of teaching refugee children who have experienced the multiple traumas of dislocation. Ana has been teaching pre-k through university level for 30 years, and she established the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program for Windham Southeast Supervisory Union, where she is currently directing the program and teaching at BUHS. In this role she has been involved in acquiring grants to enhance the program, curriculum development, and state projects to meet the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Ana has taught at the School for International Training in the MATESOL program, and has taught Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol classes for St. Michaels University. She will be joined by Jennifer Course, an ESOL teacher in WSESU. This event is free and open to the public, but please register online if you plan to attend. Suggested donation of $15, or $50 for the whole series of five speakers.

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