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DateMonday, April 24, 2017



Attendees of the Lawndale Site Visit and

1-2 members of non-attending teams.


Zoom Virtual Call Link:


The purpose of the site visit consultancy is to provide cross-district learnings to support the effective design and implementation of processes for building the capacity of teachers to cultivate academic student discourse in all classrooms.

Link to the Agenda



Ed Partners

Chat Transcription from the Call


CALLI Inquiry Cycle Journey                                   

Crafting an Exemplar Response

Lawndale's Presentation & Other Materials

Conversation Needs   


About the Expert

Steven Weiss is a Senior Research Associate at Understanding Language/SCALE at Stanford. His work includes managing the Stanford ELL Leadership Network, a collaboration between 7 small to medium sized school districts in Northern California focused on developing leadership capacity around English Learners. Prior to joining Understanding Language/SCALE, he worked at the Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) program at WestEd, where he was a professional developer and instructional coach of secondary teachers and administrators in urban school districts such as New York City, Austin, San Diego and San Jose. He has also worked as a K-8 school administrator, a bilingual/ESL resource teacher, and a high school Spanish/History/ESL teacher. Steven is bilingual in Spanish. He holds a M.Ed. from U.C.L.A., an M.A. in Educational Administration from San Francisco State University and an M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College.

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