What's Working 2020


When & Where:

January 30, 2020

Norris Conference Centers - Houston/CityCentre

816 Town and Country Blvd #210

Houston, TX 77024


What it is:

Presented by Leading Texas Educators and Administrators

Come learn from teachers and administrators across Texas who successfully meet the current needs of English learners! The conference schedule will include breakout sessions by current educators, informal discussion opportunities with the presenters, and complimentary lunch.


You will hear how districts are successfully addressing challenges, in sessions such as: 

  • Teaching Newcomer ELLs to Read English Using the Foundational Skills 
  • Orgullo Bilingüe and Biliteracy for Long Term ELs 
  • Strengthening Bridges Between Two Languages: Strategies that Explicitly Teach Language Transfer Skills from L1 to L2
  • Color-Coded Grammar & Writing Tips: How Color Brings Writing to Life! 
  • EL Campus Coach: Guiding English Learners to Success through Collaboration, Education, and Encouragement 
  • STAAR Writing for ELLs 
  • Organizational and Structural Supports for ELLs in a Comprehensive High School 

Keynote by John Seidlitz and Dr. Mónica Lara.