Using School Leadership Teams to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners

To ensure that the implementation of RTI strategies effectively addresses the needs of all students, this information brief provides guidelines for organizing and implementing a school leadership team that focuses on the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs). This brief covers a variety of topic areas including:

  • The importance of having a school leadership team for ELLs.
  • Who should be on the ELL leadership team.
  • The role of parents on the ELL leadership team.
  • How the leadership team can be culturally and linguistically responsive.
  • How to tell if the leadership team is successful.
  • How to support the leadership team.
  • Useful tips for ensuring a successful leadership team.