English Language Department
Laurie Hall, the EL Specialist at Ohlone, worked in the Redwood City School District for 14 years. She has taught various grades from K - 5th grade in Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Redwood City School Districts. She was an EL Coach in RCSD for 5 years and specialized in Coaching teachers and modelling lessons in ELD.
Laurie has her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and her Administrative Credential. She speaks Spanish. She works with teachers in classrooms, modelling lessons and supporting the English Learners in small group instruction in classrooms, in a 'push-in' model, as opposed to a 'pull-out' model that has been the norm in the past in PAUSD.