Lydia Breiseth is Director of Colorín Colorado, which is a part of the Learning Media Department of WETA. In this capacity, Ms. Breiseth manages content, multimedia production, partnerships, and outreach for the website. Ms. Breiseth has presented Colorín Colorado’s resources at a number of national conferences, including TESOL, NABE, CABE, NAEYC, OELA, the AFT’s TEACH Conference, and the Latino Children’s Book Conference. Ms. Breiseth has published articles on a variety of educational and literacy blogs on behalf of Colorín Colorado.
Ms. Breiseth has taught both English and Spanish as foreign languages and spent a year in Ecuador teaching English to graduate students with the educational exchange program WorldTeach. Ms. Breiseth received her Bachelor's Degree in English with a Minor in Latin American Studies from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She lives in Arlington, VA with her husband and daughter.
- Creating a Plan of Action for ELL Family Engagement
- Encouraging and Sustaining ELL Parent Engagement
- Engaging ELL Families Through Community Partnerships
- Engaging ELL Parents as Leaders
- Fifteen Tips for Helping ELLs Through Their First Winter
- Final Thoughts
- Getting to Know Your ELLs: Six Steps for Success
- How Schools Can Communicate with ELL Families During COVID-19
- How to Expand ELLs' Access to Technology for Distance Learning
- How to Support Refugee Students in the ELL Classroom
- Must-Have Resources for Administrators about Supporting Immigrant Families
- Reflection Questions for Teachers and Students: A School Year Like No Other
- You Are Already a Leader: Identifying Your Leadership Skills on Behalf of ELLs
- After the Election: Ideas for Teachers of ELLs
- Primary Sources, the Library of Congress and English Learners
- Three Strategies for Equitable Assessment of ELLs
- What does ESSA mean for ELLs?
- Dual Language Instruction: An Overview (Part I)
- Our blog is now part of the new Colorín Colorado website!
- New from Diane and Colleagues! Evaluating ALL Teachers of English Learners and Students With Disabilities