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Mid-State RBE-RN at OCM BOCES
Mailing Address: PO Box 4754 Syracuse, NY 13221
Phyiscal Address: 110 Elwood Davis Rd, Liverpool, NY 13088
Tel: 315-433-2664 " Fax: 315-431-8449 " Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mid-State Regional Bilingual Education-Resource Network (RBE-RN), located in the heart of Central New York, improves the outcomes for English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLLs) by providing the highest quality technical assistance, professional development, on-site consultation, and resources to educators, parents, local communities and school districts.
Mid-State RBE-RN supports the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) commitment to higher standards for all students, aligning its work with the Regents Reform Agenda, and the NYSED accountability system.
The Mid-State RBE-RN is part of the Instructional Support Services (ISS) at OCM BOCES and is funded by the New York State Education Department, Office of Bilingual Education, to provide services to schools and districts with English Language Learners in the following BOCES regions: Broome-Tioga, Cayuga-Onondaga, Herkimer, Jefferson-Lewis, Madison-Oneida, Oneida-Herkimer-Madison, Onondaga-Cortland-Madison, Oswego, Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga and Greater Southern Tier. Click here for Mid-state RBERN service Region. Click here to locate other RBE-RNs http://www.p12.nysed.gov/biling/bilinged/betac.html
Mid-State RBE-RN offers professional development and technical assistance services at no cost to districts. The Center provides services to schools that focus on research-based instructional practices that support academic achievement for English language learners. Training and technical assistance is done through regional events and embedded onsite in schools and districts for educators of ELLs, parents and administrators. Mid-State RBE-RN assists with LEP/ELL: program design and planning, policies and regulations, parent involvement, translation and interpretation referrals, resources, Title III & CR Part 154 requirements and the LEP/ELL Program Evaluation process. Special attention is given to SINI & DINI schools.
Mid-State RBE-RN maintains a regional resource library of resources and an informational website for both English Language Learners and the educators who serve them.