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CREATE in 2012      Check the banner at the bottom of this page to see what's happening this year in CREATE.

CREATE Partner School Districts Winooski                       South Burlington       Burlington

 

 
The ESL Teaching Section of the Durick Library                              is  open to teachers in CREATE's partner school districts. Visit the Useful Links page to to see the list of resources. Duplicate collections for faculty use are housed in both the Education and Applied Linguistic Departments.


Project CREATE
: Curriculum Reform for All Teachers of English Language Learners

Applied Linguistics and Education  Departments

Saint Michael's College
One Winooski Park
Colchester, VT 05439
Phone: (802) 654-2849
Fax: (802) 654-2595
 
 

A five-year project to prepare all new teachers graduating from Saint Michael's College to work effectively with the increasing number of English Language Learners in U.S. classrooms.


CREATE's Goals
 

Collaboration: CREATE will develop partnerships within the College and with local schools...

Reform: ... to examine and improve ELL instruction...

Innovation: ... and develop innovative SMC student placements to support local initiatives in ELL instruction.

   
Project CREATE is funded by the U.S. Department of Education,
Office of English Language Acquisition. 
OELA funds 100% ($905,140) of this 5-year project.
 

2012 Events

May 21-25, 2012   Teacher Educators from three states meet at SMC to analyze the linguistic demands of the Common Core Standards though the lens of Systemic Functional Linguistics

June 18-22, 2012 Developing Content Literacy in the Age of the Common Core Standards, a CREATE-funded graduate course for educators Grades 5-12 in our partner school districts

June 25-29, 2012
Developing Content Literacy in the Age of the Common Core Standards, a CREATE-funded course offered  through the state-wide Middle Grades Collaborative