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About the L.I. RBERN

The Long Island Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (L.I. RBERN) is administered by Eastern Suffolk BOCES and funded through a contract from the New York State Education Department, Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages. The L.I. RBERN staff provides technical assistance and professional development, as well as individualized on-site program consultation services to all L.I. schools and districts regarding the education of English Language Learners. L.I. RBERN services are provided at no charge to school districts.

Recent Memos and Updates

2023 NYSESLAT School Administrators' Manual

Ordering Additional NYSESLAT Materials 

NYSESLAT - Determining an English Language Learner's (ELL) English Language Proficiency Level

2023 Long Island Teachers' Institute: Embracing the ELLephant in the Room: Empowering English Learners Through Integrated Practices

There’s still time to register for the Long Island Teachers’ Institute (#LITI2023), which will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 29, 2023Check out the fantastic sessions we have planned!

  • AM Keynote: Juliana Urtubey, A Joyous and Just Education for All
  • PM Keynote: Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, Portraits of Collaboration
  • Breakout Sessions: 3 Breakout Sessions with 15 Workshops to choose from!

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