Funded by the Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA) of the U.S. Department of Education
Common Core State Standards and English Learners
Date: January 18, 2013
Time: 1.00-3.00 PM EST
The Common Core State Standards mean greater rigor, higher expectations and considerable greater language demands. Leadership and professional development are needed to act collectively to implement supportive policies, build educator capacity and develop effective approaches for providing ELs with access to and opportunities for rigorous academic work. Join three experts as they outline what needs to be done for this population. Presenters: Judy Elliott, former Chief Academic Officer, Los Angeles Unified School District, Lily Wong Fillmore, University of California, Berkeley, and Margarita Calderón, Professor Emerita, Johns Hopkins University.