NYS Agencies provide Translation & Interpretation Services
Last October, Governor Cuomo signed an executive order directing 43 state agencies to provide translation and interpretation services for individuals with limited English proficiency. The order is now in effect, and the state agencies are required to provide spoken translation for certain services and written translations of vital documents into New York’s six most common languages: Spanish, traditional Chinese, Russian, Haitian-Creole, Korean, and Italian.
»Welcome to Our Schools (BRIA) »Community Services Directory Many helpful community agencies available in the Oswego County area. »A Guide to Your Children's Schools »Teacher First: Ideas for Parents of ELLs These reviewed resources offer information to share with parents of ESL/ELL students. Some are resources parents can use at home with children to reinforce language skills. Others include suggested activities ESL/ELL learners can begin in school and share with parents. Be sure to read the "In the Classroom" suggestions for ways these reviewed resources can build language skills both at home and at school. »ELL Parent Booklet in Spanish NYSUT's ELL Parent Booklet in Spanish »ELL Parent Booklet in Chinese & Arabic NYSUT's ELL Parent Booklet in Chinese and Arabic »Parent Guide to RTI This pamphlet provides parents, families and others with information regarding Response to Intervention (RtI). RtI is a
process used in schools to provide well-designed instruction, closely monitor all students’ progress, and provide additional instructional supports to students who are struggling. »Telling Family Stories Telling family stories helps your child get to know special people in his life. Storytelling is also an important tradition in many cultures, and can help build a sense of family and community while giving children a foundation for early reading skills at the same time.
This article provides a number of ways that you can make storytelling a part of the time your family spends together »Helping Your Child in School We hope that you will use the information and activities in this booklet to get involved and stay involved and help your child to read better, to take on challenging math and science classes, to value the study of history, the social sciences, art and music—and to prepare for a rewarding life of continuous learning. »Oswego Public Library Over the past year, the Library has experienced an upswing of activity and it isn’t just about books. The Library has been 1 of 50 New York libraries to offer local community members an opportunity to acquire and expand computer and digital media skills. Funding for a Public Computing Center came from a federal economic stimulus grant that will end this September. »Moving Into English Parent Resources Use these links to view Web pages that can help you and your child. The pages have ideas for help with homework, things to read, information about education, and activities to help your child learn. »Educational Resources in Spanish El Departamento de Educación tiene como misión promover el alto rendimiento académico y la preparación de los estudiantes para la competitividad global al fomentar la excelencia en la educación y garantizar la igualdad de acceso. »Parent Guide to the Common Core Created by teachers, parents, education experts, and others from across the country, the standards provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for college and career. »English-Spanish Everyday Vocabulary »Test Taking Tips »Resources for Families