History, Policy, and Research, and Implementation of New Standards for ELs

Kenji Hakuta
May 26, 2015 / 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM PDT

As part of the Office of English Language Acquisition’s (OELA’s) series on “Connecting Research, Practice, and Policy,” Profossor Kenji Hakuta will present a broad historical overview of the policy and research to effectively implement college- and career-ready standards for English learners. A panel of teachers will provide their perspectives in response to the presentation and research findings. OELA is co-sponsoring this session with the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.

The live event will be held at the U.S. Department of Education’s LBJ Auditorium, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW. The event will also be accessible to those inside the Department of Education’s network through http://mediasite.ed.gov/ and to those outside the ED network through EDstream. Please RSVP and indicate if you will attend in person or virtually. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, i.e. sign language interpreter, captioning services, Braille, large print or CD Rom, please contact Anthony Sepulveda by phone (202-260-0464) or email no later than May 18.

This event is on May 26, from 2-3 pm EST, in Washington DC and online.

Contact Anthony.Sepulveda@ed.gov for RSVP and additional event information.