Highlighted Professional Development

  • Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL)

For more information contact Dr. Sharer at dsharer@philasd.org.

  • Instruction and Assessment for ELs

Participants were trained in administering the new WIDA Screener to identify and place new ELs. In addition, participants learned to navigate EL data in the new Student Information System, Infinite Campus. The session also included interactive activities to review new state and federal guidelines related to ELs under ESSA and ways to best support ELs in our schools.

Back to School Resources

For more information contact the Multilingual Manager assigned to your school.

  • Safe & Welcome Schools PD

    The Office of Family and Community Engagement facilitated a professional development session on creating safe and welcoming schools. Here you can find some additional resources.


Data, Current Research, and Recommended Readings


Here you can download the PowerPoint presentations of PD sessions on teaching writing to ELs


Policies and Procedures

Here you can find more information on our policies and procedures

Last modified: March 26, 2019