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Expanding the Definition of Student Achievement at #ELNC19, Our Largest Conference Yet

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More than 1,400 educators and experts came together in Atlanta for professional development and community building, striving to expand the definition of student achievement and ensure that every student has the opportunity to become a powerful contributor to a better world as scholars and citizens. Attendees took Relive the highlights or catch up on what you missed at #ELNC19 below: 

Keynote speaker John B. King, Jr., President and CEO of The Education Trust inspired our audience. Watch his speech

Jauhnell and Yana, students from Burns Elementary Middle School in Detroit, Michigan, took center stage to share how they reclaimed their right to literacy on Better World Day. Watch their speech.

Alejandro and Karely, 6th-grade students from Silverton Elementary in Silverton, CO, shared their journey uncovering the story of the Chinese immigrants who had been erased from their local history. Hear their story. 

Five schools from the EL Education Network received the EL Education Credential, which recognizes them for lifting student achievement across all three dimensions: knowledge and skills, high-quality work, and character. Learn more. 

We proudly announced that Sara Boeck Batista, a high school teacher at Leaders High School in Brooklyn, New York, received the 2019 Klingenstein Teacher Award. Get to know Sara

William Haithcock, Principal of Harborside Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin received the 2019 Silverberg Leadership Award. Get to know Bill.

Educators and practitioners gathered for a private #ELNC19 reception at esteemed National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Check out the photo booth.

Want to attend #ELNC20? Save the date for November 5-8 in Denver, Colorado!