Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) Education
- Position Statement and Guidelines for Policy Makers [PDF]
- English Language Learner Framework - State Board Approved 11/05 [DOC]
- English Language Learner Framework - Coded (Revised February 2011) [DOC]
- Common Core State Standards English Language Arts and English Language Learner Framework "Connections" NEW
- A Kindergarten [PDF]
- B Grade 1 [PDF]
- C Grade 2 [PDF]
- D Grade 3 [PDF]
- E Grade 4 [PDF]
- F Grade 5 [PDF]
- G Grade 6 [PDF]
- H Grade 7 [PDF]
- I Grade 8 [PDF]
- J Grade 9-10 [PDF]
- K Grade 11-12 [PDF]
- Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice and English Language Learner Framework "Connections" [PDF] NEW
- English Language Learner Data Bulletin [PDF]
- Assessment Requirements for English Language Learners
- ELL Program Codes [PDF]
BILINGUAL EDUCATION STATUTE
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER IDENTIFICATION
English Language Learner Identification Process Letter to Districts [PDF
English Language Learner Identification Process Guidelines [PDF
English Language Learner Identification Process Outline [PDF
Sample Parent Notification Letter Revised July, 2014 [DOC]
SUPPLEMENT NOT SUPPLANT GUIDANCE
Supplement Not Supplant Provision of Title III of the ESEA [PDF]
FAQ's for Supplement Not Supplant Provision [PDF
PRIVATE/NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Letter regarding Local Education Agency (LEA) responsibilities Revised April 2012
Sample letter to private/non-public schools Revised September 25, 2012 [PDF] [DOC]
Title III, Part A - Equitable Services to Private School Students and Teachers, United States Department of Education, June 2009 [PDF] NEW
Title IX, Part E Uniform Provisions Subpart 1 - Private Schools, United States Department of Education, August 2005 [PDF] NEW ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCE HANDBOOK FOR COORDINATORS OF PROGRAMS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS [PDF]
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH-BASED INTERVENTIONS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: A HANDBOOK TO ACCOMPANY CONNECTICUT'S FRAMEWORK FOR RTI [PDF]
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION:
A RESOURCE HANDBOOK 2011 [PDF]
METHODOLOGY FOR CALCULATION OF TITLE III ANNUAL MEASURABLE ACHIEVEMENT OBJECTIVES [PDF]
AMAO PARENT SAMPLE LETTERS
- SAMPLE LETTER For Local Education Agency (LEA) to Notify Parents of the LEA’s Failure to Make Progress on the Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives [DOC] Spanish [DOC]
- SAMPLE LETTER #2 (Year Two) For Local Education Agency (LEA) to Notify Parents of the LEA’s Failure to Make Progress on the Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives for Two Years in a Row [DOC] Spanish [DOC]
- SAMPLE LETTER #4 (Year Four and additional years) For Local Education Agency (LEA) to Notify Parents of the LEA’s Failure to Make Progress on the Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives for Four and additional years in a Row [DOC] Spanish [DOC]
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
Focus: Connecticut Administrators of Programs for English Language Learners (ELLs) offers information to support ELLs. Provides resources and calendar of events of interest to all teachers who instruct ELLs.
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence: http://www.crede.ucsc.edu
Focus: Research on improving programs for at-risk diverse students. Providers information on effective programs and practices, research reports and programs, its products and publications.
Focus: Teaching English as a second language (ESL). Provides online resources and calendar of events of interest to all teachers of English language learners (ELLs).
ICONN, the Connecticut Digital Library: http://www.iconn.org
Focus: Online access to essential library and information resources. Includes reference periodicals, newspapers and library catalogues in addition to databases for K-12 students (InfoTrac Kids, Junior and Student Editions), a full-text Spanish database (!Informe!), a database for all academic disciplines (Expanded Academic ASAP), business and general interest titles (General Reference Center Gold), a Professional Collection Online for educators as well as a Business & Company Resource Center and a Health and Wellness Resource Center. ICONN databases can be accessed from any school, college, university or public library in Connecticut. Connecticut students and residents can access ICONN databases at home with their library barcode-number and college students and faculty through their own college library's proxy server or their college library or student ID barcode number.
LAB (Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory) at Brown University:
Focus: How education can better address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Provides information on learning standards, portfolio assessment, math and science instructional practices, leadership, professional development, and its own publications, reports and annual institutes.
National Association for Bilingual Education: http://www.nabe.org
Focus: Bilingual education for English language learners (Ells). Provides information on its publications, affiliates, interest groups, competitions and awards and national conference.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition: http://www.ncbe.gwu.edu
Focus: Education of Ells Provides comprehensive information and resources including frequently asked questions, on-line library, bibliographic database, links to other resources, success stories, schools/instruction/practical strategies, conference calendar, biweekly on-line news bulletin, and roundtables for discussion.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages: http://www.tesol.org/
Focus: Teaching of English as a second language (ESL). Provides information on publications line, interest sections and affiliates, conventions, own educational programs and academies, advocacy for ELLs, national ESL standards, on-line career information and information services.
U.S. Department of Education ED Pubs On-Line Ordering System: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html
Focus: Dissemination of educational publications. Provides information on complimentary educational publications available from the US Department of Education.
If you require further information, please contact:
Marie Salazar Glowski
Bureau of Accountability and Improvement
Connecticut State Department of Education
165 Capitol Avenue
P.O. Box 2219
Hartford, CT 06145
Telephone: (860) 713-6750
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