Elena Bagge, M.A.

Elena is a bilingual educator with a master’s degree in Literacy Education from New York University. She has 20 years of teaching, coaching, and consulting experience. She has worked as a bilingual literacy coach in several states, providing reading intervention in English and Spanish, and coaching teachers and school leaders on best practices in literacy instruction for English Learners. Her experience includes technical assistance, project management, and supporting research related to English learners, literacy development and multi-tiered system of supports. Her work focuses on helping district and state leaders align professional learning to district and state improvement plans to support culturally and linguistically diverse learners, specifically English Learners. She has supported Texas’ statewide bilingual reading initiative.