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Upcoming Professional Development—Bilingual/ESL



Foundations of Oral Language Development en Español K-5

November 18, 2021   |  8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
*This session will be entirely in Spanish via Zoom. 

Aprenda sobre los métodos de enseñanza para desarrollar el lenguaje en español en el aula bilingüe o de lenguaje dual. 
Esta sesión se enfoca en estrategias y prácticas basadas en la investigación para mejorar el desarrollo del lenguaje oral, los niveles de dominio en el lenguaje oral, la comprensión auditiva y las etapas del desarrollo oral. El objetivo de esta sesión es incrementar su entendimiento de este componente fundamental de la literatura al desarrollar dos idiomas a través del lente de la ciencia de la enseñanza de la lectura en espanol. 

Esta sesión está diseñada principalmente para maestros y maestras de primaria bilingüe o de lenguaje dual; sin embargo, los para profesionales y otro personal de apoyo que apoye a los docentes bilingües o de lenguaje dual pueden beneficiarse de esta información. Aprende más y regístrate aquí.




Title III Professional Development


Title III English Learner Program Implementation Training: High Level Overview


Title III Parent, Family, & Community: Navigating the Engagement Resource Tool TOT


Title III: Enhancing Instructional Opportunities for Immigrant Students

  • October 26, 2021  |  9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • January 13, 2022   |  9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.


Title III, Allowable Funds: Part A Allowability

November 4, 2021  



Title III Effective Early Childhood Instruction for the Young EL TOT


Title III: TExES ESL Supplemental Review

  • November 17, 2021   |  8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
  • January 26, 2022  |  8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.



LPAC Decision-Making Process for the Texas Assessment Program

Learn the requirements of the Texas Assessment Program for English Language Learners (ELLs). Participants will receive the LPAC Decision-Making Guides to help LPACs comply with state requirements as they monitor progress and needs of ELLs and make decisions on State Assessments and TELPAS. NOTE: This training does not encompass information about testing for program entry and exit or other LPAC responsibilities.





Region 4 Bilingual ESL Virtual Conference
December 8, 2021

Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based information designed for working with English Learners (ELs). Presentations will be framed around culturally relevant topics that impact the affective, linguistic, and cognitive domains of ELs. Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology. Learn more and register here.





ELPS/Sheltered Instruction 101 K-6

You have passed your ESL exam, now what? Are you ready to take your instruction to the next level? 

Sheltered Instruction is a targeted approach to teaching and making content comprehensible for Emergent Bilinguals (English Learners) as they develop language proficiency. 


This training will focus on the importance of Krashen's theory of Second Language Acquisition, Proficiency Level Descriptors, and English Proficiency standards. In addition, this session will include practical strategies for maximizing student instruction. Learn more and register using the date links below.



End-of-Year Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC): Annually Required Training

  • April 7, 2022  |  9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.  (For Previously Trained Directors)
  • April 21, 2022  |  9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.





TExES Preparation: English as a Second Language Supplemental 154
Bilingual Supplemental Preparation Course
October 21, 2021   |  9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Title III: TExES ESL Supplemental Review

November 17, 2021   |  8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.




ESSA Application and Compliance Training

Examples of Supplemental Activities

  • Supplement Not Supplant under ESSAOctober 15, 2021  |  9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m
  • Traditional SNS Training Under ESSA: February 22, 2022 |  9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m



Allowable Use of Title III Funds: Part A Allowability 



Title III Validation Process - Title III Responsibilities under ESSA



ESSA Consolidated Federal Grant Application

  • SAS: Developing and Submitting the SAS Application for Federal Funding - June 13, 2022  |  9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m
  • Title III, Part A ESSA Application Training for Federal Funding -  June 13, 2022  |  1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.



ESSA Compliance Reports

  • Completing the Consolidated ESSA Compliance Report -  June 27, 2022   |  9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m
  • Title III Guidance on the ESSA Consolidated Compliance Report  -  June 27, 2022   |  1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.



TETN Session Schedule


EB/EL Special Populations Bilingual ESL Title III

EL Support Division Live Meetings- Bil/ESL/Title III



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