Stacey Shaw, M.Ed. has years of experience as an instructor and administrator at the middle school and elementary school levels. She has taught all ages, from kindergarten through college in subjects ranging from English Language Arts and Social Studies to English as a Second Language ans Spanish.
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 working on her Doctorate of Education at Lewis and Clark College.
Course No. ED464e, ED564e
Course No. ED459i, ED559i
Course No. ED459G, ED559G
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.
Course No. ED446U, ED546U