SIOP® Institute I: Register for Essential SIOP® Training

Improve the academic achievement of English learners. The SIOP® Institute I helps educators teach English learners both content knowledge and academic language skills. During the three-day workshop, participants will gain practical skills to collaborate, share, and implement lesson plans. The structured approach lets all participants experience the 8 components and 30 features of SIOP®.

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About the SIOP® Model

Based on years of research, the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP®) Model is a scientifically validated framework for improving the academic achievement of English learners. Developed by Dr. Jana Echevarría, Dr. MaryEllen Vogt, and Dr. Deborah Short, the SIOP® Model assists thousands of educators, including administrators, specialists, coordinators, and teachers.

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Training Outcomes

SIOP® Institute participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the SIOP® Model, the research, and the included content. Practice is provided for each of the eight SIOP® components. Institute attendees will also receive a brief introduction to lesson planning with the SIOP® Model.

By the end of the institute participants will be able to:

  • Understand the SIOP® Model's scientifically validated framework of sheltered instruction
  • Become familiar with the eight components of effective sheltered instruction lessons
  • Practice observing and evaluating sheltered instruction lessons

Who Should Attend

  • School & District Administrators
  • Coaches & Specialists
  • Classroom Teachers (Grades K-12)
  • Staff Development Specialists


Attendees receive complimentary copies of:

  • Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: the SIOP® Model, 5th edition, including eText 
  • The SIOP® Model Training Manual.

Registration Fee

Price: $950

Registration Fee Includes

  • Three full days of training with a SIOP author 
  • Continental breakfast and lunch on all days
  • All materials, including:
    • Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: the SIOP® Model, 5th edition, including eText 
    • The SIOP® Model Training Manual.

Discounts for SIOP® Institute I

  1. Early Bird Discount: Receive $50 off each registration when you sign up two months in advance. Example: Register with form of payment by June 1st for an institute that begins August 1st.
  2. Team Discounts: Receive $100 off each registration when you enroll four or more participants in the same institute. A minimum of four registrations needed for discounts.