English Learner Updates and Title 3 Deadlines
I am Leslie Pralle Osborn, I have been at PLAEA since the fall of 2013, but this year I am working at the agency as your consultant for Emerging Bilinguals! I am so excited to be in this position and look forward to supporting you and your students. If you have someone (maybe a new hire) in your district that you believe should be receiving this information I would appreciate it if you would forward this information AND let me know so I can reach out to them directly!
I have a couple of things to share with you:
Helpful Links for EL Teachers (I will continue to update this link with new info and learning opportunities as it becomes available). There is a special section here just for new teachers, as well
Title III Budget Requests: Due to me by Sept. 9 (link found in "Helpful Links" above) - firstname.lastname@example.org
ELPA21 Testing Dates: Feb. 1 - March 26
Providing Services to English Learners (ELs) During the COVID-19 Outbreak Fact Sheet - Builds on the U.S. Department of Education’s May 18, 2020 fact sheet regarding the roles of states and districts in providing services to ELs during COVID-19-related school closures
Home Language Survey Follow-Up Interview for Provisional Identification of ELs - Provides a protocol for provisionally identifying students as ELs during the COVID-19-related school closures
2019-20 EL Program Provisional Identification and Placement Parental Notification Template - Provides a customizable template for districts to use when notifying parents and/or legal guardians about provisional placement decisions and related instructional services and supports
Distance Learning Resources & Examples: Planning Instruction
I look forward to working with you all! I will continue to be in touch about future learning opportunities and important dates and information. In the meantime, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out.
Leslie - email@example.com