About the TELL Project

Framework Reviewers

A framework developed by the field.

The TELL Project expresses grateful appreciation to teachers from the following districts whose extensive feedback guided and shaped the development of the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning Framework: Arlington Independent School District (TX), Jefferson County Public Schools (KY), Shelby County Schools (TN).

In addition, the Project gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the following language professionals who gave so generously of their time and expertise in reviewing the initial Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning Framework:

Leslie Baldwin
Winston-Salem/Forsyth Co. Public Schools (NC)

Sue Barry
Auburn University (AL)

Todd Bowen 
Barrington (IL) School District

Peggy Boyles
Peggy Boyles Consulting (OK)

Debra Callihan
North East Independent School District (TX)

Sheryl Castro
Catalina Foothills School District (AZ)

Mara Cobe
Charlotte Mecklenberg Schools (NC)

Ruta Couet
South Carolina Department of Education (SC)

Robert Crawford
West Virginia Department of Education (WV)

Anna Crocker
Jefferson County Public Schools (CO)

Helena Curtain
University of Wisonsin-Milwaukee, Emerita (WI)

Angela Davila
U.S. Dept. of Defense Education Activity *

Richard Donato
University of Pittsburgh (PA)

Gregory Fulkerson
Delaware Department of Education (DE)

Sharon Gracia
Granite School District (UT)

Ann Marie Gunter
North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruction (NC)

Sandy Harvey
Fort Bend Independent School District (TX)

Iman Hashem
Occidental College (CA)

Audrey Heining-Boynton
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)

Kristin Hoyt
Kennesaw State University (GA)

David Jahner
Gwinnett County Pubic Schools (GA)

Nancy Kassabian
Malden Public Schools/Tufts University (MA)

Cindy Kendall
Independent Consultant (MI)

Janet Kucerik
Pinellas County Public Schools (FL)

Greta Lundgaard
Plano Independent School District (TX)

Brandee Mau
Campbell County Public Schools (WY)

Adriana Melnyk Brandt
Indiana University School of Education at IUPUI (IN)

Rita Oleksak
Glastonbury Public Schools (CT)

Paula Patrick
Fairfax County Public Schools (VA)

Margaret Peterson
San Francisco Uniified School District (CA)

Deborah Robinson
Ohio Department of Education

Alisha Dawn Samples
Lexington School District 1 (SC)

Judith Shrum
Virginia Tech University (VA)

Maria Still
Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VA)

Laura Terrill
Independent Consultant

Ann Tollefson
Independent Consultant (WY)

Jon Valentine
Georgia Department of Education (GA)

Tracy Veler Knick
U.S. Dept. of Defense Education Activity *

Ryan Wertz
Ohio Department of Education (OH)

Thomasina White
The School District of Philadelphia (PA)

James Yoder
Clark County School District (NV)

Rosanne Zeppieri
West Windsor-Plainsboro Public Schools (NJ)

* does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Department of Defense or the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity

Finally, since the inception of the TELL Project, thousands of language educators throughout the United States and abroad have continuously provided feedback and additional insights to the work of the project, and the TELL Project extends its great thanks and appreciation for their generosity.