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CoCoMo Nevada Summer Institute

July 18-31, 2014


Event Description

At the CoCoMo Nevada Summer Institute 2014 over 20 teams of teachers, school leaders, and administrators from across the state came together to enrich their use of College and Career Readiness Standards in conjunction with WIDA Language Development Standards in the design of units of learning. Working with facilitators, teams built capacity for planning and implementing standards-driven curriculum, assessment, and instruction for language learners.

John Hilliard, President of Paridad

Margo Gottlieb

Margo is an internationally recognized expert and author in the assessment of language learners. She is also the Lead Developer, for the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium.

John Hilliard, President of Paridad

John F. Hilliard

John has served as a teacher, university professor and professional developer in the field of ESL/Bilingual education for over 25 years.

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John Hilliard, President of Paridad

Barbara E. Marler

Barbara has more than thirty years of experience as a teacher, administrator, and trainer/consultant/instructor in the field of ESL/Bilingual education.

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John Hilliard, President of Paridad

Olivia Mulcahy

Olivia brings a wealth of experience to her professional development and technical assistance offerings, particularly in areas related to program design and development, biliteracy development...

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What Previous Attendees Are Saying

“The integration of social media with deep knowledge of K-12 education was eye-opening.”


“Very comprehensive curricular design that can be used and modified for mainstream curricular development as well as for ELL access to the core curriculum.”

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