WITESOL is committed to advocating for the rights of English Learners.  The Advocacy Committee Chair is appointed by the WITESOL Board and is dedicated to furthering WITESOL’s efforts to communicate with local and state policymakers and local government.  The Advocacy Chair for 2023 is Melanie Schneider. 

If you have questions on how to expand your advocacy outside the classroom or would like tips on how this information can be shared with local policy leaders, please contact the WITESOL Board at