Family Toolkit Part 2 (June 2024)

Audio
Soundcloud
Author
Originating Organization
OELA
Details
Resource Type
Podcast
Published Date
06-28-2024 3:18 PM
Published Year
2024
Subscription Only
No
Abstract

This two-part podcast hosted by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) focuses the ways in which educators use the English Learner Family Toolkit, a resource from OELA that is meant to support English and multilingual learners’ family members as they become familiar with the U.S. educational system. The podcast features Jessica Swan, Education Program Specialist from OELA along with Molly Hegwood, Executive Director of the Office of English Learners and Jenna Davis, District English Learners coach in Metro Nashville Public Schools; Diana Castano, Bilingual Programs Instructional Coach in Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools; and Sarah Elia, English as a New Language Teacher at Saugerties Senior High School in Saugerties Central School District in New York State.  

In Part II of the podcast the same panel talks about using this resource for professional development and discuss other ways the EL Family Toolkit and the EL Family Toolkit app can be utilized.