Stacey Shaw


Stacey Shaw, M.Ed. has years of experience as an instructor and administrator at the middle school and elementary school levels. In addition to teaching core subjects in general education, she has experience as an ELL and  Spanish literacy instructor for children and adults.

Stacey learned a second language as an adult, and understands first- hand the processes involved in second language acquisition. She has a passion for language and a track- record of developing highly successful ELL and Spanish literacy programs for second language learners.

Stacey received her Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College in 1992. Her undergraduate studies focused on bilingual education, Spanish language, and Latin American Studies. She received her Master of Arts in Education from Prescott College in 2003. Stacey is currently finishing her Administrative Licensure program to move into an educational leadership role in administration. 

Offered Courses

Authentic Assessment for English Language Learners

Course No. ED459i, ED559i

Tuition $300 – $395

Quarter Credits 5

More than ever before, teachers need to understand how- and what- to assess when seeking to understand the learning of students in the classroom. As our schools and classrooms become more linguistically diverse, teachers will benefit from knowing what assessment methods will be the most accurate, effective, and useful tools for driving instruction and making placement decisions for ELL students. The text, Assessment and ESL, is a comprehensive guide to assessment of English language learners. This course will offer tools and suggestions for authentic assessment that will help both students and teachers to identify key areas of focus for instruction.

Advocacy & Equity for ELL Students

Course No. ED459G, ED559G

Tuition $180 – $265

Quarter Credits 3

Educators of English language learners (ELLs) are important advocates for their students. Whether you are a regular classroom teacher with ELL students in your class, or an ELL specialist, you have an important role in understanding the needs of English language learners and in helping to create a school environment that supports their academic and social success. This course will illustrate the unique needs and common challenges for ELL’s and offer concise strategies for becoming an advocate for ELL’s at both the classroom and school building level. This course is appropriate for personnel at all grades, K-12 including teachers, paraeducators, counselors, and other support people.

Effective Instruction for English Language Learners (ELL)

Course No. ED446U, ED546U

Tuition $180 – $265

Quarter Credits 3

Today, we have English Language Learners in most K-12 classrooms, and it is imperative that all teachers know and understand effective instruction methods for language diverse classrooms. This course will focus on a holistic approach to teaching in language diverse classrooms.

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