As the number of English Learners in Illinois schools continue to
rise, proper support from academic leaders is essential in elevating academic outcomes.
The Leadership for English Learners Micro-Credential Series gives school leaders the tools to evaluate classroom culture, improve outcomes for English Learners, and systematic improvements for all students.

Who is eligible:
All educators in Illinois

School leaders receive:
● Professional development credit
● Illinois Administrators Academy credit
● Professional development to foster academic equity for English Learners
● Training to analyze school cultures for English Learners
● Collaborative outcome evaluation and improvement planning
● Data utilization and real-time action plan implementation

Leadership for English Learners Administrator Academy/Micro-
Credentials include
4 Core Competencies:

“Improving English Learner education is imperative to moving the needle on academic achievement in Illinois and across the country.”
-Dr. Rebecca Vonderlack-Navarro,
Education Director, Latino Policy Forum