Webinars

NCELA Webinars provide participants from around the country an opportunity to hear expert speakers present research on all aspects of English learner education. Check this page for updates about upcoming webinars.

Past Webinars

February
14, 2023
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Webinar
The Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), in collaboration with the National Research & Development Center to Improve Education for Secondary English Learners, hosted this webinar on the development of teacher expertise to serve students classified as English learners (ELs). Professional learning that results in enhanced professional expertise should be aligned to strategic goals,
September
21, 2022
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Webinar
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) in collaboration with the National Committee on Effective Literacy (NCEL), and the National Association of English Learner Program Administrators (NAELPA), hosted a webinar to share research and resources  on literacy development for multilingual learners. Presenters discussed best practices and leadership
August
12, 2022
Type:
Webinar
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), in collaboration with Education Northwest, hosted a webinar where panelists discussed best practices and resources for facilitating refugee and immigrant students’ transition into U.S. schools, including scheduling considerations, academic evaluations, and options for registering newcomer students who arrive without
March
29, 2022
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Webinar
The NPD Program provides grants for eligible entities to implement professional development activities intended to improve instruction for English learners (ELs) and assists education personnel working with ELs to meet high professional standards. Institutions of higher education or public or private entities with relevant experience and capacity, in consortia with state or local educational
January
24, 2022
Type:
Webinar
The United States is in the process of resettling our Afghan allies and their families to our country. There is an immediate and urgent need for providing high-quality, culturally responsive education to newcomer Afghan students as they move from safe havens into destination communities. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA)  in collaboration with