Preparing for the “New Normal”: Supporting English Language Learners for Success

This panel will include experts from the field to answer commonly asked questions about how to support the success of English Language Learners (ELLs) as we return to face-to-face and hybrid learning after COVID-19. We will discuss successful strategies, common challenges (and how to best address them), and ideas for how educators and parents can support  ELL learners.

Facilitator:  Carmen Diaz, Interim Director, RBE-RN, Questar III


  1. Dr. Gladys Cruz, District Superintendent of Questar III BOCES
  2. Ross Garmil, Supervisor of Educational Programs, Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages
  3. David Mumper, Resource Specialist from Hudson Valley RBERN