Efficacy of the DCCS Program: ESL and Classroom Teachers Working Together with Students and Families

The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of the Developing Consultation and Collaboration Skills (DCCS) professional development program for improving teacher outcomes, including: collaboration between the ESL and classroom teachers; implementation of high-impact instructional strategies; and incorporation of the studentscultural wealth into the classroom; and for improving student outcomes, including foundational literacy skills, language and writing skills, comprehension for literature and informational texts, vocabulary use and functions, and academic engagement.