Welcome to Leading Ells! This site was created to support educators working with students learning English. Across the top, you will find tabs that lead to resources to support you and your students.

Pamela Broussard is a passionate keynote speaker, presenter, and high school New Arrival Center teacher from Houston, Texas. She has more than 30 years of teaching experience ranging from elementary to master's degree prep courses. She has taught Regular Ed., Special Ed., ESL/EL/ML, SLIFE, and New Arrivals. She has taught in the USA and abroad. In addition to teaching, she is Rotary International Peace Fellow. She has traveled to more than 35 countries including working in Afghanistan for seven years. She has spent time in: refugee camps, war zones, orphanages, trash heaps, and human trafficking zones. These experiences and training have given her a wealth of experience with Social Emotional Learning, Cultural Responsive Teaching, and Trauma-Informed Teaching. She strongly believes and advocates for student agency, voice and leadership in their schools and their communities.

She is the founder of Leading ELLs and Pamela Broussard LLC. She is available for professional development (see tab above), speaking, and consulting.

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