Educational Professionals

Co-Teaching Basics

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Registration Deadline

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Are you excited to start co-teaching? Or hesitant because you just don’t know where to start? Join this session to get all your co-teaching needs met! This workshop will provide participants with detailed information about creating and maintaining co-teaching partnerships in elementary and secondary schools as a framework for fostering inclusive practices, providing access to the general curriculum, and assisting all students to achieve outcomes based on today’s high standards. This session is ideal for those co-teachers who are new to co-teaching, beginning a new co-teaching partnership, or have not yet had formal professional development on co-teaching. Co-teacher teams are strongly encouraged to attend together.

Participants will be introduced to co-teaching trends and will:

• Learn the pre-requisite co-teaching skills

• Develop critical skills necessary for successful, sustainable co-teaching partnerships

• Investigate tools to begin setting the stage for co-teaching roles and responsibilities

• Develop a foundational understanding of co-teaching models for use in the classroom


Dr. Martina Wagner has served English Language learners for over twenty years in grades pre-K through adult education. Her expertise includes best practice and programming for ELs, Sheltered Instruction, Co-teaching, Special Education Identification of ELs, WIDA standards, and English Language Learning assessments and data. Martina’s background in co-teaching spans from classroom to district implementation, professional developer, instructional coach, as well as strategic district action planning and implementation. Martina has done extensive research throughout the United States on co-teaching and currently serves public, private, and charter schools as a professional development consultant.

About the Presenter
Cancellation Deadline: October 4, 2019Registration Contact:Angela Skrade, 612.638.1528; angela.skrade@metroecsu.orgIn compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, when special accommodations are needed, contact Angela Skrade (612-638-1528; at least two (2) weeks before the event date. Special accommodation cancellation notices are accepted no later than two (2) business days before the event date. Cancellations after the deadline will be billed for special accommodations fees.