English Language Learner


English Learner Specialist


The English Learner Specialist is here to support districts with, but not limited to, instructional engagement strategies for teachers i.e. SIOP, professional development, modeling lessons, parent involvement/activities, ELD curriculum, test preparation for ELPA and SBAC, material/technology needs, administration consultation and coaching to school districts serving diverse populations through these services:

  • Provides support services for successful implementation of English Language Development Programs in compliance with State and Federal guidelines

  • Facilitate EL/Emerging Bilingual staff development programs that are consistent with district needs

  • Establishes a link to the Oregon Department of Education

  • Supports collaboration with dual-language schools to develop programs based on DL Guiding Principles and best practices