Who are students with interrupted formal education? What challenges do they face as they struggle to succeed in school and society? Professionals who work with SIFE learners will gain an understanding of where these students have been and why they may have gaps in their academic knowledge. Recommendations are given for both classroom interventions and community supports to assist these students close the academic gap with their peers and build internal resilience for long-term social and emotional health. This webinar is based on a book by the presenters: Students with Interrupted Formal Education: Bridging Where They Are and What They Need by Corwin Press.