ELL Practitioners Panel: Innovations in Community Engagement

Originally recorded on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 12:30-1:30 pm CT, this free, hour-long webinar features Patricia Barch with the Schaumburg Township District Library in Schaumburg, Ill. and Carmen Patlan with the Waukegan Public Library in Waukegan, Ill., as they discuss tips, tools, resources, and best practices for serving English language learners. Both presenters are participants in the third round of The American Dream Starts @ your library®, a grant initiative funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and administered by the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services. 

Takeaways

Attendees will learn about tips, tools, resources and model practices on serving English language learners from two successful programs in dynamic libraries in suburban Chicago. 

Who Should Attend

  • Public library staff serving English Language Learners (ELLs)
  • Institutions interested in establishing or improving services to ELLs

Registration

Cost

This recorded webinar is accessible free of charge. 

How to Register

This recorded webinar is available to view for free, on demand. View the webinar

Tech Requirements

To view the recording, you will need a compatible web browser and sound capability. For additional information about tech requirements, please visit the Adobe Connect Pro Overview page.  

Contact

ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services

americandream@ala.org

800-545-2433, ext. 4297

Sponsor

This webinar is sponsored by the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services, and is made possible through The American Dream Starts @ your library(r), an adult literacy grant initiative geared towards improving services and programming for English Language Learners. The American Dream Starts @ your library(r) is coordinated by the American Library Association and funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. For more information, please visit www.ala.org/americandream