WELCOME

 

Valley Speech Language & Learning Center serves communities, teachers, and students as a resource for successful academic language and literacy achievement.

 

Valley Speech Language and Learning Center was established in 1993 by Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan.

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Elizabeth Public Schools

Elizabeth Public Schools 

May 21, 2022

Esperanza

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Esperanza Online Training

May 23 -24, 2022

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SERVICES

FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS:

We provide speech, language, and academic evaluations and therapy.   Please call our offices to schedule an appointment. 

 

FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS:  We provide Spanish literacy and English transition programs for schools.  Please contact us for professional development opportunities and for more information about our programs. 

 

Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan can share her knowledge with your district on how these     biliteracy programs can be implemented successfully in your area. If you are interested in a consultation for curriculum design and want guidance on how to structure your bilingual programs please contact us. 

 

FOR TEACHERS: If you are interested in implementing one of our programs please feel free to browse our online store and contact us if you have any questions.  If you would like to attend a professional development training, please take a look at our Presentation calendar and contact us to inquire about availability. 

 

 

RESOURCES 
Literacy Foundations for English Learners

 

Brookes Publishing highly recommends

its bestselling book

Literacy Foundations for English Learners:  A Comprehensive Guide to Evidence-Based Instruction

by Dr. Elsa-Cardenas-Hagan.


Several states are now organizing book studies to ensure that educators are prepared to teach literacy to English learners.  
 

Be sure to read this resource for an understanding of how to teach language and literacy skills to English Learners.
Online Faculty Materials are provided for each chapter with a sample syllabus on  how to use this book in a course for teaching reading.

 

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Esperanza + Lenguaje y Lectura 

 Online Training 

Presented by: Dr. Jill Gilbert

When: May 23-24, 2022

Time: 9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST 

Cost: $300.00 per participant

 

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 Online Training 

Presented by: Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan

When: June 27-28 2022

Time: 9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST 

Cost: $200.00 per participant