English Learners and Postsecondary Education

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Start Date
06/14/2024 - 3:00 PM EDT

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) is hosting a webinar that will address the current issues related to postsecondary access for English learners (ELs), including newcomer ELs. Presentations will highlight both research and practice perspectives, and panelists will share challenges, successes, and tools that can improve postsecondary access for ELs, highlighting best practices to support students. 

  • Dr. Yasuko (Yasko) Kanno, Professor of Language Education, Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development 
  • Dr. Joy Esquierdo, Vice Provost for the Office for Bilingual Integration, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 
  • Dr. Sam Riggs, Principal Researcher, Education Northwest