Success Stories from the Field

What’s Working with English Learners

We asked our wonderful presenters to share their presentations and any other materials from their sessions. You can find the resources from various sessions below.

Presentation Materials

Using Foundational Skills with Newcomer ELLs

Presented by: Andrew Rodgers

Orgullo Bilingüe and Biliteracy for Long Term ELs 

Presented by: Esmeralda Alday

STAAR Writing for ELs

Presented by: Alfredo Sagum & Margaret Rutaquio

Organizational and Structural Supports for ELs in a Comprehensive High School

Presented by: Candice Ayala

Building Language and Relationships: 

A Literacy Partnership Between ESOL and the Library

Presented by: Amanda Noyes & Kim McCalla

Color-Coded Grammar & Writing Tips:

How Color Brings Writing to Life!

Presented by: Averil Mitchell-Robinson

Expanding the Horizon of ELs through Instructional Coaching

Presented by: Dr. Delia Cruz-Fernandez & Luis Sosa

Strengthening Bridges Between Two Languages

Presented by: Michelle Orobitg-Baca

Incorporating 7 Steps in the Real World with a Real Teacher

Presented by: Gabrielle Torres

Writing Stronger and Effective Paragraphs Using the Reading and Writing Connection

Presented by: Dario Contreras Enciso

EL Campus Coach:

Guiding ELs to Success through Collaboration, Education, and Encouragement

Presented by: Whitney Barber, Ginger Ediger, Andrea Morgan, Sarah Potter

Language Enrichment that Works!

Presented by: Lili Dibai, Lee Glaesemann, Joël Johnson, Sarah Arnold Martinez


A Guide to Successful Implementation in the K-5 Classroom

Presented by: Liliana Scuilla

Putting the Pieces Together:

Strengthening Engagement for ALL Learners

Presented by: Bret Gosselin

Shakespeare for Newcomers

Presented by: Orly Klapholz

Student Ownership of Learning

Presented by: Lisa Alfonso

Compliance and Instructional Practices to Support Language & Academic Growth in our Secondary ELs

Presented by: Yolanda Rios & Carrie Barras