Sierah Tyson speaks with Sonja Bloetner, ESOL Supervisor at Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, about equitable education for English learners.
During her tenure as an educator, Sonja Bloetner taught a range of both Spanish and ESOL classes at the elementary and secondary levels. As an instructional specialist, she has also written curriculum for elementary ESOL students and developed professional development for both ESOL staff and administrators. She has presented several times at Teachers of Speakers of Other Languages conferences about professional development and curriculum development resources for district leaders for English learners. She seeks to inspire learning and innovate for excellence to improve outcomes for English learners.