Join the FSU School of Teacher Education as we welcome Dorina Sackman for a special workshop on the importance of ESOL in teacher education and our community. You will learn strategies for ESOL instruction and will also have the opportunity to meet and collaborate with other teachers and ESOL specialists. The program will feature a keynote address from Ms. Sackman, entitled “B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! in Your Why! Bringing Out the ForeverFire of the Fierce Florida Educator!” as well as two one-hour workshops (“Creating Culturally Relevant Teachers in Crucial and Relevant Times” and “Creating Academic Literacy Learning for ALL Students!”). Refreshments will also be provided. Dorina Sackman is the 2014 Florida Teacher of the Year and a Finalist for National Teacher of the Year. She is a leading authority on teaching English Language Learners and has spent the past 18 years face-to-face with students of diverse backgrounds at the elementary, high school and college levels. An expert in building solid relationships that result in successful learning experiences for students and teachers, Ms. Sackman believes connection, creativity and community make up the true learning experience. Because of this philosophy, she began her company B.E.L.I.E.V.E.!®LLC and travels the country and parts of the world as a motivational educational speaker presenting keynotes and research-based workshops on empowering educators to B.E.L.I.E.V.E.!® in themselves and the students they teach. She is a consultant for several school districts in the United States with a high ESOL population and uses her fluency in five languages and enthusiastic and innovative trainings to help educators “Reach then Teach” their English Language Learners.