In Washington

NEW! Washington ELP Standards
Washington English Language Proficiency (ELP) Descriptors and Standards

ELP Standards Training dates:
3/11/2014       Olympia           New Market Skills Center
3/13/2014       Spokane          NEWTech Skills Center
4/1/2014         Shoreline         Shoreline Conference Center
4/14/2014       Wenatchee      Wenatchee Valley College
4/23/2014       Tri-Cities           Kennewick SD
5/8/2014         Yakima            YVTSC
5/20/2014       Bellingham        Bellingham SD
5/28/2014       Vancouver        Vancouver SD
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OSPI Office of Migrant and Bilingual Education

Bilingual Education Advisory Committee (BEAC) Position Paper: A Call for Equity and
Excellence for English Language Learners in Washington State.  Endorsed by Supt. Dorn
August 3, 2011

State Organizations
Washington Association for Bilingual Education (WABE)
WA Assn for the Education of Speakers of Other Languages (WAESOL)

Special Education
WABE Special Education and ELL Special Interest Group (SIG)
How Do You Define English Language Learners?

Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Common Core State Standards Initiative (download CCSS)
Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)

National Organizations
National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
WIDA Consortium
Understanding Language
Dual Language Education of New Mexico
International Reading Association (IRA)

Instructional Resources
Dave's ESL Cafe
Teachers Pay Teachers
Online Education - ESL Reference Materials
Latin Language and Literature Resources
Colorin Colorado
Reading Rockets
Academic Language Development Network
Whole Brain Teaching
Coach Katie Brown - WA Teacher of the Year

Mathematics for ELLs (TSU MELL)
Math Learning Center
Janis Heigl Math Resources
Erynn Torrey - Math Focus Wall

Other Cool Stuff
Online Stopwatch
The World Clock
On this page find organizers, documents and websites used in LDO workshops. Many thanks to all the teachers and administrators who have contributed to this list.
2014 LDO Presentations
Othello - Wahitis Jan 15
Othello - Lutacaga Jan 16
Othello OHS/McFarland  Jan 17
Lake Stevens Jan 23
Lakewood Jan 24
Ocean Beach Jan 31
Lakewood Feb 21
South Bend Feb 27
Othello - Hiawatha Mar 5
Othello - OHS Mar 6
Lake Stevens Mar 13
Othello  - Scootney Mar 18
Othello - Mar 19
East Valley Spokane - Mar 20
Othello - Hiawatha Mar 26
Othello - District office Mar 27
Othello - OHS/McFarland Mar 28
Auburn - UWT TELL Workshop Apr 2
Auburn - UWT TELL Workshop Apr 3
WABE Annual Conference Apr 11-12
Tacoma - UWT TELL Workshop Apr 16
Tacoma - UWT TELL Workshop Apr 17
East Valley Spokane  Apr 23
District Cross Reference Tool
East Valley Spokane  Apr 24
  Academic Conversation packet
    Planning Guide
    Sentence Frame Tents
Othello - Scootney Apr 30
Othello - District work May 1
Othello - Lutacaga May 2
Ocean Beach May 9
Vancouver - WSUV T&L 509 May 12-Jun 18
South Bend May 15
Ocean Beach May 23