CALL - Content Area Language and Literacy

The CALL training for secondary educators provides content area teachers with the tools and skills necessary to develop academic language and literacy for each of their students.

Teachers will become better prepared to help their students deepen their content knowledge while developing academic language and literacy and reach advanced levels of proficiency in language and literacy in preparation for college and beyond.

CALL supports teachers in designing effective instruction that aligns with Common Core State Standards, the California ELA/ELD Framework and the California ELD Standards and the literacy demands of the 21st century.

Unique Features

  • Contains teacher tools to support text analysis and lesson planning
  • Utilizes the components of backward design for content and language objectives
  • Provides models for explicit instruction in academic language and comprehension strategies
  • Includes strategies for differentiation across levels of English proficiency for English Learners
  • Focuses on sustained teacher collaboration and implementation through a professional learning community model geared toward secondary teachers

Scheduled Trainings at the Ventura County Office of Education

Fall 2016

  • Day 1: September 21, 2016
  • Day 2: October 17, 2016
  • Day 3: November 17, 2016
  • Day 4: December 8, 2016

This training is specifically for high school or middle school Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, or Science Teachers.  Schools/Districts must send a team of at least two participants. Teams should share content area for collaboration and lesson planning.

SPACE IS LIMITED! Reserve your spot by registering early! 

Registration deadline: September 9, 2016

Download Fall 2016 Flyer / Registration Form

Please contact Lydia Chung for questions and registration information: