This document can guide educators regarding the instructional shifts and rigor inherent in the Connecticut English Language Proficiency (CELP) Standards and their alignment with best practices in Connecticut’s Common Core of Teaching (CCT) Rubric for Effective Teaching. Practitioners (principals, coaches and teachers) can use this tool to reflect on the practices and strategies they use in the classroom to support English learners and to learn about potential strategies they can use to augment their practice. Teachers and coaches can use this tool to determine a targeted area for observations and coaching conversations. Coaches can use the sample questions to guide their conversations with teachers. Throughout the document, there are hyperlinks to resources that can be used to support English learners in the classroom.