Bilingual Education & ESL Teacher Education Programs
The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA) presents a state-by-state listing of some college & university teacher education programs in bilingual education.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)
The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Education Programs (NCELA) provides access to resources on teacher certification, state laws, state organizations, and publications for every state.
Publishers & Distributors
NCELA provides a listing of publishers of the most common and reliable English language assessment tools.
"Three Rs for ESL Instruction in U.S. Rural Schools: A Test of Commitment"
This article by Dr. Barney Berube in TESOL Matters addresses the special challenges of low ELL enrollment and staff preparation in rural schools.
Lau Plan Models
The State of Maine Department of Education presents several examples of Lau Plans.
Answers to frequently asked questions provide information on the legal guidelines for qualified personnel support.
Questions and answers on testing strategies include the use of multiple criteria as part of a comprehensive evaluation.
Why Does Our District Need an ELL Policy?
Responses to some common scenarios illustrate the need, legal requirements, and local process for developing an ELL policy.
Equity Policy Quotient (EPQ) Quiz
Take this quiz and find out how your school's equity policy rates.
Lau Plan Components
This list is a quick reference to the essential components of a Lau Plan.