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Phone: 800-348-4474 option 2, or
8:00 am - 5:00 pm central time

SIOP Institute®: II, Austin, TX (#1109-102419TX)

Thursday, October 24, 2019    8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Friday, October 25, 2019    8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

Wondering where to go next with your SIOP® implementation? Join SIOP® author Dr. Deborah Short for advanced training on the SIOP® Model. Participants will expand their understanding of the SIOP® Model and learn successful coaching and implementation strategies. Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.

Please note: SIOP II is designed for educators who have attended a SIOP I Institute, SIOP Virtual PD, or the three-day SIOP Training for Teachers PD. The content builds upon the information presented at these workshops and extends it by addressing issues of implementation and refinement of practice.

It is highly recommended that you bring your copy of Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model, by Echevarr� Short, and Vogt.

Please supply the date and location of your SIOP training by email to Include a photo or a scan of your certificate. Alternatively, you can fax your certificate to 847-486-3195.

Sheraton Austin at the Capital
701 E 11th St.
Austin, TX

Room Rate - $209.00 Single/Double 10/23, 10/24
Cutoff for reservations 10/02/19
For reservations call 1-888-627-8349 and use the Group Name "Reference the Austin, TX SIOP Institute II"

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Hotel and Travel Arrangements - Participants are responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements.

Andrea Rients

Deborah Short

Registration Deadlines
Registrations are accepted until the session is filled and must be accompanied by prepayment(credit card, check, or faxed purchase order). Submission of a registration form does not guarantee admission to the conference; please wait until your registration has been confirmed before making travel plans. Forty-five days prior to the event, a confirmation will be sent via email.

Your Confirmation of Attendance will be sent via email approximately 45 days prior to the event. We recommend that you purchase airline tickets after you receive the Confirmation of Attendance email. If you have not received a Confirmation of Attendance email 45 days prior to the event please call 800.348.4474 select option 2. Please do not make travel arrangements until you have received your Confirmation of Attendance email.

Limited Seating
This conference can fill up quickly. Register early to be assured a spot.

Breakfast and lunch are provided for SIOP Institute®: II, Austin, TX (#1109-102419TX).

Cancellations that occur 3 months or more before the start date of the institute will receive an 80% refund. Cancellation request received 1 to 3 months prior to start date will receive a 50% refund, and any cancellation made less than 1 month before event will not receive any refund. Individuals that do not cancel their reservation or registration prior to event will be invoiced and are responsible for the full registration fee.

All cancellation requests require a letter with signature to be sent via fax to 847-486-3195 Attn: Scheduling and Services. NOTE: In lieu of canceling your registration, you may designate a substitute to attend the same event in your place.

Transferring from one event to another will require a $200 transfer fee. Please contact Scheduling and Services at, or call 800-348-4474 option 2, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm central time for cancellation, substitution, or transfer details.

Please allow 2 billing cycles for credit card, and 60 days for check refunds.

Hotel and Travel Arrangements
Participants are responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements.

Andrea is a Pearson Education Consultant for The SIOP Model®. Her focus is to accelerate instructional improvement by using the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol® tool to initiate district decisions, and create a common framework for lesson planning and collaboration in schools across the nation. Consulting with district personnel and school faculty, Andrea provides professional development on the SIOP® Model (research and methodology) with engaging and interactive activities to meet identified participant needs using research-based leadership and instructional strategies. Andrea also provides follow-up training in coaching and implementation and component enrichment training to help teachers implement the SIOP Model to a high degree.In addition to her work with Pearson Education, Andrea continues to implement the SIOP Model in her high school classroom. Andrea is also an Instructional Coach in her district and enjoys collaborating and working with her colleagues to help continuously improve classroom instruction

Deborah J. Short, Ph.D., directs Academic Language Research & Training, LLC and provides professional development on academic literacy, content-based ESL, and sheltered instruction worldwide. Formerly she was a Division Director at the Center for Applied Linguistics where she co-developed the research-validated SIOP Model for sheltered instruction. She has directed research and program evaluations on English learners for the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Rockefeller Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Justice, among others. Publications include the SIOP Model books, ESL textbooks for National Geographic Learning, and numerous professional journal articles. She taught ESL/EFL in New York, California, Virginia, and the DR Congo. She recently served on TESOL International’s Board of Directors.