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Professional Development for General Education Teachers of English Language Learners

English Language Learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing group of students in American public schools. From 1995 to 2005, the ELL population doubled in 23 states. With this rapid and constant growth,

"We have to give teachers strong, consistent support in the best strategies and methods to reach, inspire, and teach English language learner students." NEA President Dennis Van Roekel

NEA advocates for policy and programs for a quality education and professional development for all educators of English Language Learners.

See NEA's policy brief Professional Development for General Education Teachers of English Language Learners (2011) (PDF, 434 KB, 5pp).


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