English as a New Language Program Alliance for Catholic Education Notre Dame

English as a New Language Program at the University of Notre Dame

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We equip educators to meet the unique needs of English learners in Catholic schools.


Forming Teacher-Leaders

The ENL Hernandez Fellows are Catholic school teachers and principals who deepen their expertise in educating linguistically diverse populations by taking six courses (18 graduate-level credits) online from the University of Notre Dame.

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Strengthening Instruction

ENL professional development takes on two forms: onsite professional development and online modules. ENL professional development is intended to to improve instruction for English language learners, develop a common language among educators, and promote culturally sustaining pedagogy.

The ENL team also strengthens instruction in Catholic schools by researching, implementing, and supporting two-way immersion models.

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Sharing Resources

Visit our compilation of ENL resources tailored for the specific realities of Catholic schools. Resources include the English Oral Language Assessment, webinars, eLearning tips, videos, theological resources, multicultural literature, and relevant research.

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