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The Northern Nevada English Learning Initiative Cohorts

Application cycles for participation in the Northern Nevada English Learning Initiative programs are organized by participant role: paraprofessional, classroom teacher, pre-service teacher. Application cycles for upcoming cohorts will be announced our homepage and the NNELI Facebook page. Contact the NNELI Office for more information.


  • Develop professionally
  • Work better with ESL students
  • Earn a stipend upon completion
  • Learn WCSD policy and programs

Classroom Teacher

  • NNELI offers professional development in STEM and ESL for licensed, practicing K-12 classroom teachers

Pre-Service Teacher

  • NNELI for Pre-Service Teachers gives selected students training to procure an ESL Endorsement as part of their undergraduate teacher licensure program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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