What's Working for English Learners 2021

Call for Proposals

We’re thrilled to announce our favorite event of the year: our 6th annual What’s Working for English Learners conference will be in next February in Houston, TX, and our call for proposals is open. If you’d like to share the incredible strategies you use to support ELs in your classroom, we’d love to hear from you!

The deadline to submit proposals is September 1, 2020.

Proposal Submission

What's It All About?

Educational leaders in Texas and across the nation are doing amazing work on campuses and in districts to support English learners and seeing fabulous results in and out of the classroom. We’re looking for teachers, administrators, directors, coordinators and instructional coaches/specialist who are successfully meeting the needs of English learners to share their phenomenal work — whether you’re planning instruction tailored to student needs, coordinating innovative professional development opportunities, engaging parents in creative and effective ways, or anything else to help motivate and empower English learners to reach their fullest potential. 

If you are willing to share your EL success story with us, please complete and submit your proposal by September 1, 2020.


If accepted, one presenter per presentation will receive a free registration. Seidlitz Education does not pay honorariums and will not reimburse travel expenses.

We will not accept proposals from vendors, as well as educators promoting products and services.

When & Where


Friday, February 26th, 2021


Norris Conference Center Houston/CityCentre
816 Town and Country Blvd #210
Houston, TX

Still Unsure?

Here’s Why You Should Present Your Success Story

All of you advocates and educational leaders are doing amazing work on campuses and in districts to support English learners. And because of that, great things are happening in classrooms across the state and the nation. You are planning instruction that is based on student needs. You are delivering quality lessons that invite and empower students. You are coordinating professional development opportunities and instructional coaching cycles that truly affect instructional practices. You are engaging parents and including them in their children’s education. And this is just the beginning…

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