Retell Update - The attached document is our new interactive RETELL folder that members should use in determining if they must attain the Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement for their license. The folder provides guidance about the SEI Endorsement and walks the educator through a series of questions to help understand what each is required to do and by when.
The educator should:
1. Open the interactive PDF folder.
2. Save it on their own computer in a file called SEI Endorsement.
3. Complete the folder.
4. Save the completed folder.
5. Scan copies of documentation to support course completion, category training, etc.
A a one-page summary of the new state regulations requiring certain teachers and administrators to obtain a Sheltered English Immersion endorsement on their licenses. These regulations stem from a ruling by the U.S. Department of Justice that Massachusetts has been violating the civil rights of English Language Learner students by failing to ensure that their teachers are adequately trained in SEI.
2/15/2013 The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental Health, has finalized the health consultation report evaluating New Bedford High School. For questions regarding this report, please call (617) 624-5757. Click here to read the report.
1/10/2013 VIVA: Is a report containing teacher recommendations on how to narrow student achievement gaps. It is based on suggestions by MTA members in 26 urban districts and is being released this week.