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

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Ensuring that English language learners thrive in Catholic schools.


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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) at Notre Dame during the summer and online throughout the year.

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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.

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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, videos, theological resources, multicultural literature, and relevant research.

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