Online professional learning designed to make your teaching easier and more effective

Check out the online courses available to you. Start and finish at your own pace with the guidance of a dedicated course facilitator. Optional graduate credit available through Brandman University for an additional $75 per credit.

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Our foundational course and teacher favorite!

A Content Teacher's Guide to English Learner Success

Strengthen your understanding of proficiency levels and how they need to impact instruction.  Explore strategies that give students access to content and develop language simultaneously.

Earn three graduate credits or 45 professional development hours.

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Learn the foundational why, what, and how, of writing instruction

Writing Across Disciplines 

Learn how to break writing instruction down into manageable, actionable, logical steps for your English learners in a way that helps improve the writing skills of ALL students 
without exhausting yourself.

Earn three graduate credits or 45 professional development hours.

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“The resources available from English Learner Portal have been invaluable! English Learner Portal has helped me rethink how I have been presenting certain topics, especially as they relate to my early literacy English learners."

Understand the link between language and literacy 

Whole to Part - Early Literacy for English Learners 

Watch your English learners blossom as they begin to build literacy skills faster as you are able to create lessons that connect language development with literacy skills in an engaging way.

Earn three graduate credits or 45 professional development hours.

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Understand critical issues in teaching academic writing 

Teaching Writing to Intermediate and Advanced English Learners

After we address the challenges of teaching academic writing, you’ll learn best practices for helping your intermediate and advanced English learners thrive. 

Earn three graduate credits or 45 professional development hours.

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Differentiating Instruction for CLD Students

This course focuses on the rationale and practical strategies for differentiating classroom instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse learners. 

Approved for 25 hours of EL PD in Colorado.


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Book Study: From Borsch to Burgers 

Enjoy an easy summer read that will open your eyes to cross-cultural awareness.

15 hours/1 graduate credit



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Online Language & Literacy Development for English Learners

Explore a variety of strategies for teaching English learners online and join our collaborative community for support and brainstorming.

5 hours of online content + optional live collaboration sessions


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Seeking certification or relicensure?

English Learner Portal is an approved vendor for English learner certification in Maryland, Colorado, and Indiana. We have customized programs in place to meet your state's requirements. 

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At English Learner Portal, we only teach what has been proven to work with English learners for consistent results and growth.