Tonya Ward Singer is a literacy and language consultant who helps K-12 educators transform teaching for equity and EL achievement. She is the author of bestsellers EL Excellence Every Day and Opening Doors to Equity
. Valentina Gonzalez is a Professional Development Specialist for ELLs in Katy, Texas and taught multiple grades as well as serving K-5 as an ESL specialty teacher and district program facilitator. Jenny Vo earned her B.A. in English from Rice University and her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Lamar University and has been teaching for 22 years and is an ESL ISST in Katy ISD in Katy, Texas. Host Larry Ferlazzo is an English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California.