This website is sponsored by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and is part of a Limited English Proficient Student Success Initiative (LEP-SSI), Authorized by Senate Bill 1, General Appropriations Act, Article III, Rider 62, and Texas Education Code §21.457 and §39.0241(d).

The purpose of the LEP-SSI grant is to provide intensive programs of instruction for limited English proficient (LEP) students and teacher training resources specific to instruction of LEP students.


Welcome by Susie Coultress, State Director of Bilingual/English as a Second Language Programs

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Web Portal Overview

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Recent News

2014 Summer School Program
2014 Summer School Program for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students in Kindergarten and First Grade


2014 Title III Symposium
July 29-30, 2014 in Austin, Texas
Workshops sessions will be provided for elementary and secondary educators and administrators.

Webinar: Overview of the 2013-2014 Bilingual Exception and ESL Waiver Application

(This webinar lasts approximately 27 minutes)
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Reminder – Bilingual Exceptions and or ESL waivers are due on or before November 1st.

The 2013-2014 Student Attendance Accounting Handbook is now available on the Texas Education Agency website. View here-->

Section 6 addresses bilingual/ESL education programs, pages 175-190.