Presented by Kelly Forbes, President of the Oklahoma Association for Bilingual Education; Lynmara Colón, Ph.D., Director of Student Opportunity and Multilingual Services, Prince William County Public Schools (VA); Dr. Karen Henery, Director for ESOL/Multilingual Services, Little Rock School District (AR); and Jennifer Hernandez, Emergent Bilingual Solution Account Executive, Lexia Learning
Presented by Dr. Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Education, Associate Professor of Special Education, Peabody College
Presented by Nick Feroce, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Efficacy and Impact Research, Lexia Learning
Presented by Maya Goodall, Senior Director of Emergent Bilingual Curriculum, Lexia Learning
Presented by Sara Nájera, Language Curriculum Specialist, Lexia Learning; and Javier A. Ruiz, Senior Language & CRSP Specialist, Lexia Learning
Building a multilevel program to support emergent bilingual students is an effort that no one educator can take on alone. During the edLeader Panel, “Best Practices to Support Emergent Bilingual Students This School Year—and Beyond,” Dr. José Viana, Senior Education Advisor at Lexia Learning and the former Director of the Office of English Language Acquisition, hosted a panel of experts who explained how to build inclusive and asset-based learning environments at the national, state, district, and school levels.
Presented by Maha Abdelkader, Education Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA); Ester de Jong, Ed.D., Professor, University of Colorado Denver; Alice García, Ed.S., Title III Director/EL Coordinator, Louisiana Department of Education; Ignacio Ruiz, M.Ed., Assistant Superintendent, Clark County School District (NV); and José Viana, Ed.D., Senior Education Advisor, Lexia Learning