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ELL Programs: Legal Concerns & Strategies to Reduce Drop-Outs


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Administrators are continually faced with legal and academic challenges to ensure the achievement of English Language Learners (ELLs). Today's educators must be equipped with proven strategies and research-based approaches to teaching ELLs in order to avoid these students falling behind or dropping out. Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • How to reduce liability and remain compliant with regulations
  • Keys for implementing outstanding ELL programs at your school
  • Techniques for communicating with parents of English language learners
  • Common ELL challenges and how to effectively overcome them

Program Highlights

  • English Language Learners: Legal Considerations for Your School

    • Recent updates from the Department of Education
    • What documents you can and cannot require from students
    • NCLB and Title III: Essential K12 policies and procedures
  • Implement ELL Models: Keys to Create Outstanding Programs

    • Top characteristics of the best ELL programs
    • Existing ELL models: What to keep, what to cut out
    • Assessment tools for evaluating your school's program
  • School & Guardian Relationships: How to Effectively Communicate

    • Special considerations for interacting with ELL guardians
    • How to overcome language barriers with non-English speaking parents
    • Keys for involving parents and getting their support
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Joanne H. Urrutia, Ed.D., an education consultant with over 40 years of experience in the education fields of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), dual language programs and foreign language instruction.

  • She has provided leadership at the district, state and national levels in the development and implementation of instructional programs, curriculum development, professional development, and assessments and accountability systems.
  • Currently, she provides professional development and technical assistance to schools and districts around the United States on effective instructional practices for English Learners (ELs), and the implementation and evaluation of language instruction educational programs (LIEP).

Program Benefits

Join us for this interactive, 60-minute webinar, where you will discover techniques to improve your ELL program.