Are you interested in learning more about ExC-ELL? Read about The ExC-ELL Model and Research for detailed information about the professional learning services we offer, or see below for a menu of services. If you’re ready to bring a member of the ExC-ELL team to your school or district, or if you still have questions, fill out the form at the bottom of this page and we’ll be in touch!
Professional Learning Services We Offer
For general education teachers, their co-teachers of ESL/ELD and administrators; specific institutes for ELD/ESL teachers (see home page for more descriptions).
ACE-LERA Institutes for Dual Language
Academic language (vocabulary, discourse, oracy, listening and speaking development), reading comprehension strategies, text-based academic writing, and how to integrate cooperative learning and social emotional competencies is presented in either English or in Spanish immersion sessions.
ExC-ELL and ACE-LERA for Coaches and Administrators
How to observe, coach and give feedback to teachers using the instructional components.
Our Team of Expert Coaches do site visits to coach the teachers and invite the school/district coaches to shadow and practice using the observation protocols in English or Spanish.
Co-Teaching for ESL/ELD and General Education Teachers
Different models, scheduling co-planning, using same instructional strategies and materials but modified for EL levels.
Job-Embedded ExC-ELL Support
Specific assistance for setting up, realigning, or reenergizing Teachers Learning Communities (TLCs) or Collegial activities to sustain teacher motivation and implementation.
ExC-ELL for Specific Audiences
Special education teachers, counselors, teaching Dually Identified English Learners, struggling/striving readers (K-12),English as a Foreign Language.
ExC-ELL for School-Wide Implementation
Comprehensive in-depth professional development for everyone in the school spread out over 3 or so years, including on-site follow up support.
Support with Program Development
Dual Language programs, co-teaching configurations, scheduling, and coaching implementation.
EL program implementation; attaining compliance; going from compliance to excellence.
Lesson development, curriculum alignment with EL goals, and adding cross-cutting strategies in all content areas.
Dual Language Implementation & Monitoring
Analysis of DL program features and classroom implementation, how to monitor and record implementation progress in both languages.
Social Emotional Learning
Integrating SEL in lessons, curricula, and teachers’ instructional strategies.
Addressing systems, policies and pedagogical premises to ensure that diversity, lower income needs, school environment, unpacking implicit bias and mindsets toward change, and high expectations for all as part of an action plan.
Reading Instructional Goals for Older Readers (RIGOR) Program
RIGOR is a phonics, vocabulary, reading and writing program for SIFE and LTELS who need basic language and literacy skills. This PD enhances the program’s instructional strategies and its implementation in order to accelerate older students’ academic growth.
ExC-ELL for Adult Learners
ExC-ELL for English as a Foreign Language
ExC-ELL for Mother Tongue
ExC-ELL for Higher Education
Professional development for teacher education, liberal arts, and other departments/colleges. We have worked with Dual Language Universities.
Dually Identified English Learners
ExC-ELL for Striving Readers (K-12)
Instructional Strategies for Parents and Families
Teaching academic language, reading, writing, and social emotional skills to their children in either English or Spanish.
for assistance with writing proposals for funding or official reports to demonstrate compliance and next steps.