Rosita Apodaca

Institute for Learning, Pittsburgh, PA

Rosita is a key contributor to the IFL in leadership and the education of ELs. Her contributions to EL unit development and teacher training have been implemented districtwide in some of the nation’s largest school districts. Apodaca designed and led programs that raised the achievement of ELs in three large urban school districts and has published in the areas of leadership, instruction, and EL education.

It was an experience that reinvigorated me with new thoughts and ideas on ways we can improve what we do for our students.

— Peter Ebert

Learning Forward’s Conference is the only national conference that focuses on the training and coaching of teachers. Over the last six years of annual attendance, we have been able to improve Tier 1 instruction, shared decision-making, morale, school culture, and teacher retention and attrition.

— Angela Silva