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To ensure equity for emergent bilingual students in Texas, educators at all levels need access to relevant information and impactful resources that will ensure the academic success of emergent bilingual students.

Featured Resources

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Leadership Academy - Recordings Available
Recordings from the virtual event on September 27, 2022 about the latest developments in emergent bilingual supports are now available on the Leadership Academy page.

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T3 Engagement Series - Parent Event
Join our T3 Engagement Parent Event on November 11th and let us help host your events for parents. Registration has closed.

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LPAC Web Training
Learn about the purpose and responsibilities of the language proficiency assessment committee (LPAC) in support of emergent bilingual students.

Announcements Announcements

T3 Engagement Series
Register now to host a “Watch Party” as part of our T3 Engagement Series that kicks off on November 11, 2022 about Understanding Educational Equity. For more information, visit the T3 Engagement page or the T3 Engagement Series Flyer.
Announcement 10/7/2022

Fall Sessions - Bilingual Certification Courses
Twelve (12) additional online cohorts have been added to the TEALearn catalog. Seats are limited so please visit the Bilingual Courses page to secure your spot.
Announcement 9/12/2022

English Learner Support Division - Live Meeting - 9/2/22
The English Learner Support Division is hosting a live meeting via Zoom Friday September 2nd from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. that is open to all ESCs, school district staff, and open-enrollment charter school staff. Please review the topics and guests then register to join us!
Announcement 8/31/2022

22-23 English Learner Support Division Remote Internships
The English Learner Support Division is offering two unpaid part-time remote internships for the fall semester and as well as for the spring semester. Interns will have an impact on the academic achievement of emergent bilingual students in Texas. Check out the Internship Flyer for more information.
Announcement 8/23/2022

EB/SPED 2 Day Cross Training - Cancelled 
The English Learner Support Division is planning to reschedule this impactful professional development opportunity later in the 2022-2023 school year.
Announcement 8/23/2022

Beginning-of-year LPAC Checklist
Make sure to use the BOY LPAC Checklist to ensure that the LEA/campus is in compliance. You can find this document on the LPAC - Frequently Used Resources page.
Announcement 8/12/2022

Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) Field User Guides for Students with IEPs
The Inclusion in Texas site has released Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) Field User Guides to unify Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and instructional content. For more information and training, go to the Inclusion in Texas site.
Announcement 4/12/2022

Free Bilingual Certification Courses - Now Live!
TEALearn has two free courses to support educators in preparation for the bilingual certification exams. The 164 Bilingual Education Supplemental asynchronous course is guide for the 164 Bilingual Education Supplemental as well as an engaging classroom resource.
The 190 Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Spanish synchronous course will prepare educators for each language domain. This course will have various cohorts with a limited capacity of participants. Sign up today!.
Announcement 4/12/2022

Early Childhood Texas: Resources for Raising Kids
Check out the new Early Childhood Texas site for parents that gives information on childcare and education programs, child development and nutrition, parenting tips, and state sponsored programs.
Announcement 3/28/2022

Foster Care & Student Success
The Foster Care & Student Success resource guide has been released to promote best practices to transform education outcomes for students in foster care. For more information and training, go to the Foster Care & Student Success site.
Announcement 3/28/2022

Dyslexia Handbook
Updates concerning the identification pathways, screening process, digital intervention platforms, and funding for dyslexia instructor training have been made to the Dyslexia Handbook (PDF).
Announcement 2/16/2022

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

New Multilingual Outreach Advisory Council

The 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 (PDF).
Announcement 12/17/2021

Content-Based Language Instruction (CBLI) Quick Guide
We are excited to announce the launch of our CBLI Quick Guide (PDF) 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. 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. 
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 4/4/2021

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 Portal 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. 
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 (PDF) has been updated. Big changes for the Title III Engagement page are coming soon. Be on the lookout for an announcement.
Announcement 10/2/2020

Preparing to get ESL certified?
Register for the new, free ESL Certification Training online course at www.txeslprep.org! Check out this TxESL video and TxESL flyer (PDF) for more information.
Announcement 9/2/2020

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 9/2/2020

Featured Articles
Key strategies to foster leadership and build capacity among educators for effective multitiered frameworks for emergent bilingual students with and without disabilities are highlighted.
Read about fostering collaborative home-school partnerships with parents and families as partners within a multitiered system of supports for emergent bilingual students.
Read about effective interventions and decision-making for English learners with significant learning difficulties or disabilities.
Focus on supplemental intervention (Tier 2) that tailored to meet the needs of emergent bilingual students.
Learn about a multitiered instructional framework focused on the language and learning needs of emergent bilingual students.
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