Elanco PD

Dedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency Growth

Dedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency Growth

Dedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency GrowthDedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency Growth
Elanco PD

Dedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency Growth

Dedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency Growth

Dedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency GrowthDedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency GrowthDedicated to Progress in English Learner Proficiency Growth

We will help you meet the various needs of the English learners in your class. 

Together we are better!

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We will help you meet the various needs of the English learners in your class. 

Together we are better!

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We equip K-12 teachers to help English Learners

  • Our workshop focuses on Tools & Techniques that will help English Learners make adequate English language proficiency progress
  • We include Show, Tell, Build, the book that will transform teaching of English Learners
  • Ongoing support through zoom coaching, social media communities, and tricks n' tips on our webpage

About Me

My experience

Dr. Donita Grissom graduated from Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) with a B.S. in Elementary Education and a specialization in Early Childhood. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Instruction and Curriculum, with a PROJECT BEST scholarship, with an emphasis in teacher training in the field of ESOL at the University of Florida (UF). Thereafter, Dr. Grissom received her Ph.D. in TESOL from the University of Central Florida (UCF).  


Dr. Grissom’s teaching experience has been in K-12 classrooms, high school teaching Language Arts through ESOL, and adult ESOL classes.  She is a former ESOL Curriculum Specialist for Seminole County Public Schools, one of the highest achieving districts in Florida.  Dr. Grissom now teaches graduate and undergraduate English as a Second Language methods and culture courses at UCF.  


Dr. Grissom is also a professional educational consultant, coach, and curriculum developer, training teachers in methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages nationally and internationally. Her goal is to help the classroom teacher provide ELs with the tools they need to learn the language necessary to connect to K-12 curriculum, with as much ease and with as little extra time as possible.

About Our Team

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Our Consultants

Our consultants are teachers of English Learners, former district leaders, with years of experience teaching and training K-12 teachers and pre-service teachers at the university level, researchers and authors in the field of second language learning. 


All coaches hold graduate degrees, have experience teaching English Learners and are fully trained with Show-Tell-Build tools and techniques.

Contact Us

Please contact us, we would love to share our extensive list of proven PDs!

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