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Who are you shaping

the world for?

To ensure equity for English learners in Texas, educators at all levels need access to relevant information and impactful resources. This web portal provides educators with a variety of resources that will positively impact efforts to ensure equity and the academic success of English Learners.

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PD Webinar Series 2021-2022
Join the TEA English Learner Support Division in a targeted professional development webinar series. Visit this flyer for the dates and times and how to get registered.
Announcement 1/10/2022

New Multilingual Outreach Advisory CouncilThe TEA English Learner Support Division is seeking a diverse group of stakeholders who support multilingual families (e.g., educators, faith-based organizations, nonprofit organizations focusing supports on multilingual families, and family members) who will share valuable knowledge and expertise in promoting and bridging connections among multilingual families, schools, and the community. More details and application can be found in this letter.
Announcement 12/17/2021

Content-Based Language Instruction (CBLI) Quick Guide
We are excited to announce the launch of our CBLI Quick Guide addressing the 4 elements of CBLI. 
Announcement 9/10/2021

G/T Tuesday Returns
G/T Tuesdays will resume September 21st at 1:00 p.m. Register for the Morning Edition occurring the first Tuesday or catch the Afternoon Edition on the third Tuesday of each month. 
Announcement 9/10/2021

2022 Title III Symposium Planning Committee Opportunity
We are looking for individuals to serve on planning committees for the upcoming Symposium.  If you are interested, please fill out this interest survey by September 30th.
Announcement 8/30/2021

Elevating Equity and Achievement for Emergent Bilingual Students
Read the August TEA English Learner Support Division Quarterly Newsletter to find information on legislative updates, educator spotlights, and helpful resources and guidance.
Announcement 8/18/2021

LEA Network Opportunities Closes September 10th
TEA is initiating two Communities of Practice networks open to LEAs for the 2021-2022 school year.  Check out this flyer for more information.  Space is limited! 
Announcement 8/11/2021

Dual Language Guidance Committee
Check out who serves on our state's Dual Language Guidance Committee as they plan to ensure the expansion and effective implementation of Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs. 
Announcement 8/2/2021

New Grant Opportunities
We are announcing the following two federally funded Letter of Interest (LOI) grant opportunities that will begin October 1, 2021; the Title III Statewide Professional Development Grant, and the Title III Multilingual Outreach Grant.  Find more details on the Grant Opportunities page
Announcement 6/25/2021

Elevating Achievement and Equity for English Learners: Quarterly Newsletter
We are excited to announce the launch of our 1st Quarterly Newsletter with celebrations, timely guidance, and highlighted resources.
Announcement 5/20/2021

2021 Title III Symposium - Save the Date
We are excited to announce the 2021 Title III Virtual Symposium that will take place on Thursday, July 22nd and Friday, July 23rd. This event is FREE to all attendees. Help us spread the word by sharing this Save the Date flyer.
Announcement 4/14/2021

2021 EL Summer School Guidance
A new 2021 English Learner Summer School Guidance and FAQ has been released.  Also, review the TAA for Summer School Program for English Learners (ELs) in Kindergarten and First Grade Reimbursements. Announcement 4/8/2021

Introducing the Free TEA-AmplioSpeech Platform
Check out the Dyslexia Digital Intervention Platform designed to improve student outcomes and empower interventionist.
Announcement 2/9/2021

Act Now - Find out if your child qualifies for SSES funds
TEA is providing online accounts of $1,500 to parents of eligible students with significant and complex disabilities who have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures.  Apply Today! 
Announcement 1/29/2021

New Title III, Part A FAQ Available
The SY 20-21 Title III, Part A FAQ (PDF) has been updated with new and revised guidance from the TEA English Learner Support Division.  
Announcement 1/29/2021

Call for EL Methods Videos
We want to feature you on our new EL Web Portal coming in 2021. Check out this flyer (PDF) for further details. 
Announcement 12/16/2020

New Teacher Resource
Access 5 Instructional Methods (PDF) for teaching English learners during remote learning.
Announcement 11/24/2020

Updated English Learner FAQ
The English Learner FAQ (PDF) has been updated with new and revised guidance from the TEA English Learner Support Division.
Announcement 11/19/2020

English Learner Support Division Meeting
Log in for updates and engage with the TEA EL Support Team.  Education Service Center, School District, and Open-Enrollment staff that support English learners are all encouraged to attend.  Access the new page for more details.  
Announcement 11/4/2020

Bilingual Education exceptions and/or ESL waivers
All applications are due on or before Sunday, November 1, 2020.  Check out our available resources including videos and FAQs.
Announcement 10/12/2020

Engagement Update
The Engagement Planning Tool has been updated.  Big changes for the Title III Engagement page are coming soon.  Be on the lookout for an announcement.
Announcement 10/02/2020

Preparing to get ESL certified?
Register for the new, free ESL Certification Training online course at www.txeslprep.org! Check out this video and flyer for more information.
Announcement 9/02/2020

Fact Sheet
A series of Fact Sheets are being created to highlight English learners in Texas. Check out Fact Sheet #1 (PDF) and Fact Sheet #2 (PDF). Access links on What’s New page.
Announcement 9/02/2020

Featured Articles
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How several districts across one city assisted English learners with virtual or blended instruction, while discussing challenges and opportunities.
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A Q&A where two educator experts address practical tips that teachers can implement as they address collaboration and co-teaching focused on English learner support.
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Ways teachers are assisting English learners and provides examples of English learner student work.
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Review available data on immigrants’ digital access and digital literacy skills in the United States and examine the essential nature of digital tools.
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Maximizing linguistic and cultural equity through a series of questions about multilingual learners and our most important stakeholders.
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Methods for supporting ELs with reading instruction and honoring their primary language skills.
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