Quality Teaching for English Learners Summer Institutes

Every summer, QTEL invites educators to participate in professional development focused on the development of teacher expertise to engage English Language Learners (ELLs) and all other students in deep, transferable learning.

In our summer institutes, participants experience and understand powerful models of learning which they are able to turn into practices that scaffold the advancement of 21st century skills and academic development for students.



The 2018 QTEL Summer Institutes will be held at the Presidio Golden Gate Club in  San Francisco the week of July 16, 2018. Institutes offerings will be coming soon.

If you are interested in seeing what we offered this year, please read below.


2017 QTEL Summer Institutes:
Developing Teacher Expertise to Challenge and Support English Learners through a Pedagogy of Promise

IMG_1199Each of the five institutes below is offered for five days. Institutes begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. except for Friday which will end at 2:30pm.

July 10-14, 2017


  • A five day institute costs $1800, which includes breakfast and lunch.
  • Register before April 15, 2017 to receive the early registration rate of $1600!
  • Teams of 5 or more are $1600 per person.

Institute Location

Presidio Golden Gate Club
135 Fisher Loop
San Francisco, CA 94129
Parking information: Daily parking at Golden Gate Presidio club will cost $7 – $8.50 per day


Partner Hotel
Fairmont San Francisco

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation received on or before:
May 19, 2017: 100% of tuition refunded
June 2, 2017: 75% of tuition refunded
June 30, 2017: 50% of tuition refunded
After June 30, 2017, we will not be able to refund tuition


Echo Chen