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Friday, March 22 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Bridge Program: Building Educational Persistence in High School SIFE Newcomers

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The Bridge Program serves upperclassmen SIFE ELD Newcomers. The goal of the program is to accelerate students’ language acquisition and provide mental health supports to be successful in post secondary life.

Presenters will share about how they got the program off the ground, the successes and challenges they encountered in the first year of implementation and the improvements they made to the program in its second year.

Speakers
avatar for Nina Finci

Nina Finci

EL Coordinator, San Mateo Union High SD
As a high school ELD newcomer myself, I have devoted my career to working with and supporting ELD students and their teachers in various contexts. Currently, I am an ELD teacher in the Bridge Program and our district's EL Coordinator. I'm humbled and inspired to play a part in welcoming... Read More →
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Samia Shoman

Manager of English Learner Programs, San Mateo Union High SD
I have been a high school educator for 18 years. I spent 16 years teaching Social Science (World History, Government/Economics, and Contemporary World Studies). My passion is in curriculum and program development. Currently, I am the Manager of English Learner and Compliance Programs... Read More →



Friday March 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am
Hyatt Regency Long Beach - Regency F

Attendees (36)