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"Making Math Accessible to English Learners" Workshop
June 26-27 , 2019
with Kelly & Rachel

This workshop in Crofton, Maryland focuses on the developmental nature of language and how this applies to mathematics instruction.  By analyzing the language demand of content and the supports students require, we can allow all students to meaningfully engage in instruction.

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"Success for English Learners"
July 16-17, 2019
with Kelly & Rachel

Join us for a two day workshop in partnership with Ready, Aim, Teach in Silver Spring, MD.  Enjoy collaboration, learning, laughing, and great food!  Two graduate credits available and tuition reimbursement applies for most Maryland teachers.  For more information, visit the Ready, Aim,Teach website.  Registration opens March 31st and is sure to sell out again!  Register early!

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"Developing Writing with Elementary English Learners" Workshop
July 30-31 2019
with Kelly & Rachel

This workshop in Crofton, Maryland focuses on developing and supporting narrative, argumentative, and informative writing with elementary English learners.

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Professional development for teachers and school system professionals, including face-to-face and online options dedicated to meeting the needs of English learners

Download our Professional Learning Catalog HERE!

  • Leading for Language
  • Early Literacy for English Learners
  • The Language of Math
  • Differentiation & Lesson Planning for Language Development
  • Cultural Competence
  • Family & Community Engagement
  • Parent/Child Reunification
  • Supporting Students Who've Experienced Trauma
  • Writing for Elementary English Learners

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PD on Demand


New sections begin January 21st!  ENROLL NOW!

The English Learner Portal Online Classroom provides high quality, on demand professional development.  Discover new strategies, learn new concepts, and earn GRADUATE CREDIT in your pajamas

Click here to visit our FREE Resource Center and current course catalog!

New courses released every semester!  Join our mail list to stay up to date!

View Kelly's presentation for the #VirtuEL18 Conference and get the planner template and presentation notes here!

Click here to access our FREE 45 minute mini-course "Providing English Learners Access to Content".

Program & Curriculum Development


At English Learner Portal, we are always looking for new ways to focus our students on developing academic language.  As students and teachers interact with our new 8.5" x 14" Thinking Verb Bilingual Placemats, the level of academic language use immediately rises!

Follow this link to receive your FREE copy via email!!

English Learner Portal is experienced in all aspects of program development for English learners. 

  • Needs Analysis
  • ELD Curriculum
  • Access to Content Curriculum
  • Instructional Program Design
  • Newcomer Programs
  • Immigrant and Refugee Services
  • Title III Grant Management
  • Family & Community Engagement
  • Social-Emotional Wellness
  • Language Access, Interpretation, Translation
  • Screening & Assessment 

What's New?

Face to Face Workshop

face to face workshop Success for English Learners March 2-3, 2019 Silver Spring, Maryland

Register HERE

November 2018 Workshop Evaluation



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