Why should you watch?

Learn more about the relationship between self-efficacy and the achievement gap for English language learners.

Who should watch?

  • District leaders
  • School leaders
  • Teacher leaders

What will you learn?

  • The impact self-efficacy can have on growth in achievement and vice versa for ELLs
  • What the results of this study might mean for teachers, administrators, and policymakers
  • Upcoming research and new opportunities in this area of research
Dr. Jim Soland
Affiliated Research Fellow, NWEA
Charlottesville, VA

Jim Soland is an affiliated research fellow at the Collaborative for Student Growth at NWEA and is an assistant professor at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on assessment and evaluation policy and practice, with particular emphasis on measuring social-emotional learning, test engagement, and estimating teacher and school effectiveness.
Jessica McFeron
Senior Product Marketing Manager, NWEA, Portland, OR

Jessica McFeron is responsible for understanding and representing partner needs. She is passionate about education and committed to making sure educators have the information they need to make instructional decisions.

On-Demand Webinar: Self-efficacy and the ELL achievement gap