ESL Teacher Resources

Section1:   English as a Second Language (ESL) Program        
MCPS Enrollment, Grade/Class Assignment, Graduation Requirements        
VDOE Summary of Student Enrollment Requirements        
MCPS Board Policy Governing English Language Learners       
ESL Program Introduction       
Roles and Responsibilities        
ESL Services Timeline
(with attached program letters and documents)      

Section 2:
  Identifying and Screening LEP Students for Program Services
Overview of MCPS Procedure for Identifying and Screening Potential LEPs       
English as a Second Language Program Identification       
Star_Student Data Entry for ESL/LEP       
ESL Program Introduction       
Handbook for Educators for Students Who Are English Language Learners with Suspected Disabilities       
WIDA Performance Levels      

Section 3:   Assessment
Assessment Office Coordination of Testing for LEP Students      
Limited English Proficient Students:  Guidelines for Participation in the Virginia Assessment Program
Administration Time for ACCESS for ELLs ®

MCPS  Reading and Mathematics Assessment Resources for Standards of Learning       
Reading Elementary:   /cms/One.aspx?portalId=92248&pageId=245850       
Reading Middle:   /cms/One.aspx?portalId=92248&pageId=246368      
Mathematics:  http://www.mcps.org/Math/                                                            

Section 4:   Instructional Services for English Language Learners (ELLs)
Overview of ESL Program Models       
Guidelines for ESL Program Services
WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards            
WIDA Standards:
WIDA ELD Standards:  PreK-5            
WIDA ELD Standards:  6-12
WIDA E L P Standards Instructional Videos
Virginia Standards of Learning            
Virginia Department of Education Standards & SOL-Based Instructional Resources:
Montgomery County Public Schools Curriculum Pages                       
Language Arts:

Section 5:
   Professional Development     
2011-2012 ESL Meeting Agendas     
2011-2012 Presentations      
Language Acquisition Resources
Special Education Resources                                                            

Section 6:   Parent Involvement

MCPS Policy Governing Parent Involvement       
Parent Involvement Strategies        
Increasing Parent Involvement           

Section 7:  Regulations Governing English Language Learners (ELLs)
Overview of No Child Left Behind Act of 2001        
Assessment and Accountability for Recently Arrived and Former LEP Students        
Federal Law    
State Law                                      
Compliance with Title III Requirements        
MCPS School Board Policy 

Appendix of Documents