Winthrop University: NExT Level
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Rock Hill, SC 29733
803/323-4734
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NExT Level

NETwork for Leading Education that Values English Learners

All students deserve a high quality education. Project NExT LEVEL provides professional learning opportunities for educators from pre-service to in-service to district and higher education faculty aimed at meeting the unique needs of English Learners and their families.

NExT LEVEL is a project of the Winthrop University-School Partnership Network in collaboration with Fort Mill School District (York 4), Lancaster County School District, and Rock Hill School District (York 3).

NExT LEVEL is a Professional Development Program grant funded by the US Department of Education and administered through the Office of English Learner Aquisition (OELA), PR/Award # T365Z160278.

PROGRAM CONTACT
Dr. Kelly M. Costner, Associate Professor
NExT LEVEL Project Coordinator
Winthrop University
costnerk@winthrop.edu
803/323-2478

**Click on each program component to learn more.**

Projected Impact

NExT LEVEL Project Components

Progress as of
July 2018
Year 1 = 80
Year 2 = 78
Year 3 = 62
Year 4 = 48
TOTAL = 316

ESOL Endorsement For Teachers & Administrators

Year 1 = 80
Year 2 = 52
Year 3 = 16
TOTAL = 148
Year 4 = 25
Year 5 = 25
TOTAL = 50

ESOL Add-on Certification

Enrolled as of
Year 3 = 28
Year 2 = 2 sites
Year 3 = 6 sites
Year 4 = 4 sites
Year 5 = As needed
TOTAL = 360+ Families

FOCUS Institutes For Families Focus Institutes For Families

Year 2 = 2 sites
Year 3 = 5 sites
TOTAL = 105 Families
Year 3 = 15
Year 4 = 15
Year 5 = 15
TOTAL = 45

ESOL Endorsement For Winthrop Teacher Candidates

Year 3 = 8
TOTAL = 8
Year 1 = 6
Year 2 = 6
Year 3 = 6
Year 4 = 6
Year 5 = 6
TOTAL = 30

Professional Development For Winthrop Faculty Through Co-teaching Course On English Learners

Year 1 = 6
Year 2 = 6
Year 3 = 3
TOTAL = 15

Last Updated: 10/19/21