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REL Southwest Event: Culturally Responsive School Practices to Promote the Success of Native American English Learners
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November 12, 2020

Time: 3:00–4:30 p.m. (CT)

Location: Virtual

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Description: Join presenters from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) and Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Southwest on November 12, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. (CT)/4:00 p.m. (ET) for a webinar exploring factors that contribute to the success and development of Native American and Alaska Native English learners.

Presenters will identify and discuss research-based and promising strategies to establish culturally responsive school environments that promote the academic achievement of Native American English learners and hear from practitioners working to implement these strategies.

Partnership or Research Alliance: This bridge event webinar is aligned with the Southwest English Learners Research Partnership.

Audience: The primary audience for this webinar includes a broad national audience of principals, instructional coaches, teachers, district superintendents, and state education staff.


  • Brenda Arellano, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, REL Southwest
  • Traci Karageorge, Technical Assistance Consultant, REL Southwest
  • Supreet Anand, Ph.D., Deputy Director, OELA
  • Maha Abdelkader, Education Program Specialist, OELA
  • Julian Guerrero, Jr., Director, Office of Indian Education (OIE)
  • Ron Lessard, Acting Executive Director, White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education
  • Jacque Canady, Ph.D., Executive Director, Osage County Interlocal Cooperative, Oklahoma
  • Jon Culver, Project Director and School Counselor, Osage County Interlocal Cooperative, Oklahoma
Lacy Wood
(512) 391-6567
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