English Learners (EL)

A variety of resources are available to support schools and teachers in serving their English learners (ELs) and to improve student learning using research-based practices.

Contacts by District:

Helen Duranleau-Brennan
Title III Consultant
(BennettBettendorfColumbusDavenportDurantLouisa-MuscatineMuscatineNorth ScottPleasant ValleyWest LibertyWilton)

Beth Popowski
Title III Consultant
(AndrewBellevueCalamus-WheatlandCamancheCentral DeWittClinton, DelwoodEaston ValleyMaquoketaNortheast)

English Language Learners - Iowa Department of Education

Pam McDonnell (ED)
Iowa DE consultant

English Learner Tool Kit - A 161-page document from the Office of English Language Acquisition outlining legal obligations for ELs. The tool kit helps state and local education agencies help ELs by fulfilling these obligations.

Important contacts

Staff Directory


Cassandra Calderon

English Learners Facilitator/Consultant

Email Cassandra Calderon