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Framework for quality professional development for practitioners working with adult English language learners

Corporate Name: Center for Adult English Language (CAELA) Network

Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: April 2008

Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859

Phone: (202)-362-0700

Material Type: Guide

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 15 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Adult Educators; Professional Development; Teacher Education; Teacher Evaluation

Abstract:
The framework details the knowledge and skills that teachers and administrators need to work effectively with adult English language learners, and on the professional development systems and processes to assist practitioners to acquire them. The three components are: content needed by practitioners; process for planning, implementing, and evaluating the professional development; and the context of the practitioners and the staff development. Appendices provide a diagram of the framework, background on the need for professional development in adult education, and references.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN180031 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.