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Thursday, October 12 • 2:10pm - 3:00pm
The Strengths, Skills and Potential of ELLs

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This presentation is designed to provide school counselors with information to assist English Language Learning (ELL) students in reaching their academic potential inside and outside the classroom. These students bring a wealth of experience and cultural diversity to the classroom. However, they often fail to reach their potential. This presentation will cover individual factors and institutional factors affecting the success of ELL students as well as a brief discussion of solutions to the challenges faced by ELL students.



Jim Petterson has a PhD in Adult and Postsecondary Education for the University of Wyoming, an M.A. from BYU in TESL with a focus on teaching and program administration, and a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Utah and is currently a Professor of English Language... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 2:10pm - 3:00pm MDT