The mission of the CFT English Language Learners Committee is to identify and advocate for best practices and policies at the classroom, school site, district, county, state and federal levels, which will support the educational aspirations and success of English Language Learners.
The committee is composed of Pre-K, K-12, adult education, community college, and higher education professionals with a deep interest in English Language Learner research, education and policy and its impact on students and teachers.
Download the Fact Sheet on English Language Learners prepared by the committee. (pdf, 6pp)
Nancy Jackson, Co-Chair, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers
Monica Malamud, Co-Chair, San Mateo Community College Federation of Teachers
Isai Baltezar, Greater Santa Cruz Federation of Teachers
Gabriela Ibarra, ABC Federation of Teachers
Erla Marteinsdottir, UC-AFT Riverside
Alicia Muñoz, AFT Guild, San Diego & Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community Colleges
Rosa Nicasio de Lis, ABC Federation of Teachers
Luz Nunez, AFT College Staff Guild
Cara Oklin, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers
Juan Ramirez, United Teachers Los Angeles
Teresa Reen, San Jose Federation of Teachers
Alma Saucedo, Salinas Valley Federation of Teachers
Lucia Villarreal, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers