Dr. David Holbrook Joins Ellevation's Highest Aspirations Podcast, S01 E17: ESSA's Impact on ELL Programs


This blog has been modified from its original version, which appeared in the Ellevation blog

What are the implications of ESSA on ELL programs and instruction? What specifically are Title I and Title III administrators going to observe in the coming months? And how about principals and teachers? How is the K-12 world we know going to change in 2018-2019?

Ellevation President and Co-Founder Teddy Rice sits down with Dr. David Holbrook of TransACT to discuss these questions and more. Listen to the conversation below:

David Holbrook on Highest Aspirations Podcast

During the episode, David referenced the following resources to learn more about ESSA and his work at TransACT:
  • You can read David's bio and find his recent contributions on TransACT's website.
  • David mentions he keeps current by reading Education Week.
  • While recognizing it is more political in nature, David appreciates that Politico is often the first to report issues.

Learn more about David's work and ESSA by checking out the following resources in the ELL Community:

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Alyssa Thornley

About The Author

Alyssa Thornley has spent her career working to support schools and communities in providing opportunity to all students. In positions as a teacher, professional development coordinator, and as a volunteer, she has focused on the community’s role in education, and in designing efficient programs that work for diverse needs. Alyssa leads TransACT’s customer engagement and market strategy efforts, and works to ensure innovative programs, guidance, and thought leadership from across the country’s districts are being shared and spread.