Salina Elementary School in Dearborn, Mich. is an award-winning Title I school serving a large number of English language learners, many of whom are new students from war-torn regions of Yemen. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the leadership team and staff of the school have collaborated in creative ways to keep social emotional learning and support at the center of the school's instruction and outreach. The school has also continued its active partnerships with families and prioritized social emotional support for staff during this challenging time. Learn more from the leadership team about lessons learned, how their approach continues to evolve during each new phase of the pandemic, and why this work continues to be their main priority. Participants will also see a brief excerpt from Colorín Colorado's award-winning documentary featuring Salina Elementary and Intermediate Schools, "You Are Welcome Here."
Prioritizing Social and Emotional Support for ELLs, School Staff and Families
Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.
Share My Lesson is now a New York State Education Department-approved provider for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements and an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved Professional Development provider.
- Lydia Breiseth, Director, Colorín Colorado
- Susan Stanley, Principal, Salina Elementary School