Professional Development

CUSTOMIZED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
ONSITE & VIRTUAL

Onsite professional development, consulting, and coaching, as well as online (virtual) training, coaching, and Teaching English Learners Webinar Workshops™ by Ron Rohac are available for preservice teacher education and inservice professional development.

A former secondary school content teacher, Ron Rohac has been providing successful onsite professional development workshops and courses, webinars, and online training and coaching support to states, school districts, schools, and university education courses since 1993. Some of his clients include Los Angeles (CA) USD, Moreno Valley (CA) USD, Marysville(CA) USD, Des Moines (IA) Public Schools, Clark County (NV) Schools, Birdville (TX) ISD, Mansfield (TX) ISD, Sioux City (IA) Public Schools, Waterloo (IA) Public Schools, Gila Bend (AZ) School District, Albuquerque (NM) Public Schools, Roswell (NM) Public Schools, Jefferson Parish Public Schools, (LA), Texas A & M Corpus Christi (ISLA), Cal State Long Beach (CLMER), Kansas State University (CIMA), and numerous county agencies.

Ron's professional development workshops feature practical strategies, techniques, and activities that content teachers can easily and immediately integrate within their daily lesson plans and which make the concepts and language of the lesson more comprehensible to English learners. These strategies and activities are an adaptation of the sheltered instruction approach (also referred to as SDAIE or SIOP), and are based on ELL instructional best practices and years of classroom teaching experience.

Ron's professional development in lauded by classroom teachers and administrators alike as "practical," "by far the best and most applicable to my actual 'teaching,'" and "an instrumental component of the school's instructional improvement efforts."

ON-SITE AND WEBINAR WORKSHOPS™ OFFERED BY RON ROHAC AND TEACHING ENGLISH LEARNERS INCLUDE:

  • Improving Motivation, Test Scores, and Academic Performance with Sheltered Instruction Strategies for All Students
  • Sheltered Instruction Strategies for Secondary Content Teachers
  • Common Core Standards and English Learners
  • Sheltered Instruction Strategies for Primary Content Teachers

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"Working with a dedicated teaching and administrative staff, Gila Bend High School changed its ARIZONA LEARNS Achievement Profile from 'Failing' to 'Performing Plus'... Mr. Rohac's services were an instrumental component of the school's instructional improvement efforts."
Jim Gowdy, Principal
Gila Bend High School
Gila Bend, AZ
"The information and techniques Ron Rohac provided didn't just apply to my ELL students; they were a GREAT resource to add to my repertoire for all of my students."
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