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    ExcEL Featured in The Hechinger Report

    ExcEL was featured in an article in the Hechinger Report: “OPINION: Our workforce must be ready to help growing numbers of students who come to school learning English”, by Laurie […]
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    ExcEL Leadership Academy

    ExcEL Leadership Academy is a national model. A program created and based on the best practices for serving English language learners. 

    The United States of America is a country built by folks who are from other countries; many of whom are people whose first language is something other than English. Project ExcEL is part of a community effort made up of partner organizations helping families and children obtain the American dream. We have formulated a multi-year program aimed at creating expanded and personalized learning opportunities for students K through 12 who do not speak English as their first language. In ExcEL communities, nonprofit organizations, community colleges, faith-based groups, arts and media centers, libraries, and schools are all working together to help students learning English, as well as their families in acquiring the critical English skills needed for family success.

    Introducing ExcEL MUSE

    MUSE was developed as a teacher-to-teacher platform for sharing standards-aligned classroom strategies that support Multilingual Learner development.

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    Make sure to follow the ASSETS Podcast - this month’s episode features a guest from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Monique Dixon.

    Ms. Monique Dixon, was appointed in February 2021 by the Biden-Harris Administration as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy for the Office for Civil Rights. In this role, she manages the program’s legal group, which develops policy guidance, fact sheets, regulations, and technical assistance materials to ensure pre-K through 12 schools and colleges comply with the legal obligations that OCR enforces.

    Follow along as Dr. Lawrence and Ms. Dixon dive into the opportunities and challenges related to meeting the legal obligations of supporting our English and multilingual learners and their families. UCLA CRESST for Multilingual Learners
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    Learn about our micro-credential programs, designed to help teachers become more effective educators of multilingual learners in all academic areas. Click on the thumbnail to view our course catalog PDF.


    ExcEL Leadership Academy offers micro-credentials for teachers seeking professional development in education of EL students.

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