English Learners (Title III)

Last Updated: 8/22/2019 12:11 PM

EL LiveBinder

Title III Coordinator LiveBinder

SCESC Title III  Consortium Goals

  • To provide high quality and on-going professional development.
  • To design evidence-based programs.
  • To promote family and community involvement.
  • To achieve English proficiency based on the OELPA.
  • To meet Ohio's academic standards.
  • To evaluate program effectiveness.



US Department of Education:  English Learner Toolkit, Chapter 1:  Identifying All English Learners
ODE:  Guidelines for the Identification and Assessment of English Learners
ODE:  Guidelines for Referral & Identification for English Learners with Disabilities
USDE:  EL Toolkit, Chapter 6: Tools & Resources for English Learners with Disabilities

Rules, Regulations and Policies

US Department of Education:  Dear Colleague Letter & English Learner Toolkit
ColorinColarado:  Serving English Learners: Rules, Regulations & Policies
ColorinColarado:  ALL IN! How Educators Can Advocate for English Learners

Instructional Strategies

ColorinColorado:  Teaching English Learners 
ODE:  Ohio's English Language Proficiency Standards 
ELPA21:  ELP Standards at a Glance 
ODE:  Teaching English Language Learners 
ODE:  Information & Guidelines from the Lau Resource Center 
ODE:  Guidelines for Addressing the Needs of Preschool English Learners 
ELPA21:  ELP Professional Development Modules 
Battelle for Kids Learning Module:  Formative Instructional Practices Reaching English Language Learners  
US Department of Education:  Newcomer Toolkit 

Family Communication

USEE:  ELL Toolkit, Ch 10: Ensuring Meaningful Communication with English Learner Parents 
ColorinColorado:  Toolkit for Educators: Reaching Out to Hispanic Parents of English Learners 
ColorinColorado:  A Guide for Engaging ELL Families: 20 Strategies for School Leaders 
ColorinColorado:  Reading Tip Sheets for Parents of English Learners in 11 Languages 

Professional Organizations

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