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    Bilingual/English as a Second Language/Title III

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    Region 15 Bilingual/ESL department’s goal is to provide professional development and technical assistance for the purpose of improving the academic achievement of Limited English Proficient (LEP) students in the areas of:

    ·         Bilingual/ESL/Title III program administration

    ·         Implementation of effective English language acquisition programs 

    ·         Professional development opportunities for Bilingual/ESL and LOTE educators that focuses on curricula, assessment, and instructional strategies for English Language Learners.

    ·         Instructional strategies for Bilingual/ESL students

    ·         English Language Proficiency (ELPS)

    Please visit http://http://elltx.org for more updates and information in the following areas:

    ·         Curriculum

    ·         Instruction

    ·         Policy and Procedures

    ·         Student Assessment

    ·         Program Design

    ·         Statewide Initiatives

    ·         Staff Development Opportunities

     

    Title III Shared Services

    The Education Service Center, Region 15 shared services agreement is a consortium of districts and charter schools that combine Title III federal monies, using ESC-15 as the fiscal and administrative agent, to maximize funding through cooperative spending.  ESC-15 provides the following customized services and technical assistance to participating districts and charters:

    • Provide training and technical assistance on Federal Guidelines and Performance-Based Monitoring Analysis Systems (PBMAS).
    • Provide professional development and other activities that assist personnel in meeting state and local certification and licensing requirements for teaching English Language Learners.
    • Provide technical assistance to support implementation of English language acquisition programs.
    • Provide technical assistance to districts/campuses in helping English Language Learners meet the same state academic and student academic achievement standards.
    • Complete and submit the Title III application and amendments within specified deadlines
    • Provide technical assistance and resources to assist districts in promoting parental and community participation in language instruction programs
    • Provide technical assistance to LEAs not meeting Title III AMAOs for two or more consecutive years.
    • Provide high-quality professional development to improve instruction and assessment of English Language Learners using scientifically-based research
    • Provide high-quality staff development to enhance the ability of teachers to understand and use curricula, assessment measures, and instructional strategies for English Language Learners.
     
     Fall LPAC Trainings:
     September 7 - SAISD ONLY
     
    September 8 - Brady Area School Districts

    September 9 - San Felipe-Del Rio CISD ONLY
    September 12- Brownwood Area School Districts
    September 13 - San Angelo Area School Districts
     
    For more information on the LPAC Framework, please visit
     
    http://programs.esc20.net/default.aspx?name=lpac.home
     
     For all the resources, handouts, and suggested forms used in the Framework of the LPAC training , please visit
    http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=2052156&backurl=/shelf/my
     
     
    TABE

    ¡Una ola de éxitos!

    Galveston Texas

    October 19-22, 2016
    TABE brings you nationally recognized researchers, university professors, experienced classroom educators, parents, school administrators, publishers, and public policy makers to address the issues facing multilingual, bilingual, and dual language programs.  The TABE confernce experience informs, engages, energizes, and mobilizes you for your students' success.  Together we can make a difference for students and we invite you to be part of the solution.
     
    For more information about workshops, accommodations, special rates, registration and exhibits, please access the TABE website:
     
     1-210-979-6390
     
     
     
     
     
     NABE
     
    "Leadership for Equity and Excellence
     
    through Bilingualism and Biliteracy" 

    February 23-25, 2017

    The Hilton Anatole 
    2201 N Stemmons Fwy
    Dallas, TX 
     
    To register:
     
     

     

    TESOL  

    TexTESOL State Conference 2016 
    Exploring Innovation 
    October 27-29, 2016 

    Crowne Plaza Hotel
     
    Austin, Texas 

    For more information please visit website:
    http://www.textesol3.org/