K – 12 Education Settings
Bridging Cultures Group Inc. (BCG) is a consulting service that specializes in academic and cultural proficiency that enables people and communities to see themselves apart of a diverse interdependent world across racial, ethnic, and religious lines.
BCG offers professional development for general education and special education teachers working with Arabic speaking ELL students in the following areas:
With the growing number of ELL students in NYC Public Schools, BCG translators are providing educational assistance to students during State Standardized testing, Regents, and other State exams. We also provide translation services for workshops, PTA, Parent-Teacher conferences, and IEP Evaluations. To learn more and see our rates, click here. BCG is a New York City Dept of Education approved vendor # BRi715904.
Cultural Proficiency Training
BCG helps schools turn cultural barriers into opportunities to establish scholastic and at-home connections and collaboration through the following areas:
Our workshops address issues such as:
School-Wide Academic and School Climate Evaluation
The objective of a school-wide evaluation is to provide the school board and the school administration with a comprehensive review of the school’s instructional practice and school climate. This evaluation will identify the school’s strengths and areas in need of improvement. The evaluation will culminate with a comprehensive report comprised of an analysis and expert recommendations.
With such school-wide evaluations, BCG provides professional development and coaching. Professional development and coaching to school leadership and instructional staff development includes, teachers, school based instructional or administrative staff, guidance counselors, college and career advisers, social workers, paraprofessionals, and parent coordinators. Professional development and coaching is available across content areas, with an overall focus on improving the classroom environment for student engagement, learning and leadership development of teachers, while providing best practices to prepare students for a college education and work.