Enhancing Literacy Outcomes for English Learners within Tiered Systems


Session Dates

Monday September 20, 2021 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM - Webinar

There are 5 million English learners attending public schools. Educators must understand the special considerations for the successful development of language and literacy skills among this population of students. This session will feature the key components of first and second language knowledge in addition to modeling a systematic approach for incorporating language skills with literacy development. Cross-linguistic features for language and literacy development will also be modeled and practiced.


Participants will be able to:

  • identify native language milestones
  • identify second language acquisition stages
  • describe and analyze case studies and determine the cross-linguistic features that can be incorporated within literacy instruction

Target Audience

Regular Ed. teachers, Special Ed. Teachers, Administrators, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, IU TAC, MTSS Coordinators 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 kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Elsa Cardenas-Hagan

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Jennifer Collins