Improving Outcomes for English Learners in Secondary Schools


Session Dates

Tuesday September 21, 2021 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Webinar

Deepening and accelerating learning for secondary English Learners requires we remove systemic barriers that prevent equitable access to a rigorous educational experience. This session will address emerging research findings about the barriers to enrollment in challenging courses and the scarcity of quality learning opportunities offered English Learners in secondary schools.


Participants will be able to:

  • Explain the links between course design and placement and English Learner success
  • List key features and principles of quality learning opportunities for adolescent English Learners
  • Describe approaches for supporting the development of educator expertise to serve English Learners with rigor and excellence

Target Audience

Building Administrators, LIEP administrators, ESL specialists Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Leslie Hamburger

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Jennifer Collins