This PowerPoint presentation contains the most recent statistical information regarding the L.I. ELL population, along with State and local resources to assist educators of ELLs across Long Island.
This document contains important resources for educators of ELLs, including district profiles in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, L.I. BOCES programs serving ELLs, along with other related resources for educating ELLs, including research and classroom web sites, community organizations, and professional organizations.
This guide, published by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), was created for educators, school support staff and service providers who teach, mentor and help open the doors of opportunity for undocumented youth and unaccompanied and refugee children currently living in the United States. It’s critically important that educators, school support staff and service providers know the tools and resources available to help protect and prepare youth and families for an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid.
Pages 8 through 11 of the Guide have a "tear off" section that can be shared with parents and guardians that provides advice about what to do if ICE agents arrive at the door, published in both English and Spanish.
This presentation elucidates the steps in the identification process of English Language Learners who are potentially Students with Interrupted/Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE). Emphasis is placed on the use of the SIFE Oral Interview Questionnaire, which is available in ten languages, and can be accessed at this link: https://www.esboces.org/Page/1773
This presentation contains salient information related to the development and implementation of the NYS Seal of Biliteracy, presented by Ricardo Constantino, World Languages Associate at the NYSED Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages.
This presentation demonstrates how teachers can utilize the Teaching Tolerance web site in ways that focus on social-emotional development using its Anti-Bias Framework.
Teachers are able to build their own learning plans by choosing from a variety of tasks and strategies that will help students explore selected texts, all of which are aligned with the Common Core Learning Standards. In addition, linkages are included to the linguistic demands by grade level contained in the NYS Bilingual Common Core Initiative (BCCI).
The full set of documents related to the BCCI's linguistic demands in Reading, Writing and Listening/Speaking can be viewed at the following link: https://www.esboces.org/Page/1442
This presentation by a team of educators in Hampton Bays UFSD, working collaboratively, provides information about the manner in which newly enrolling high school ELLs who are also Students with Interrupted/Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE) are provided with options for graduation.
This PowerPoint presentation, entitled Bilingual and ENL District Protocols, was presented by Wanda Ortiz-Rivera, Coordinator of Bilingual and ENL Programs in the Brentwood UFSD.
This presentation by Susan Greca, Director of Second Language Programs in the Freeport UFSD, provides information about implementation of their Two-Way Dual Language Program.
This presentation by Liz Scaduto, Director of K-6 ENL and Bilingual Programs at the Riverhead Central School District, is entitled Bienvenidos a One-way Dual Language,
This presentation provides an overview of the changes in graduation requirements for Regents and Local Diplomas for ELLs through alternative pathways, including updated information on expanded appeals to ELA passing scores that were approved in March of 2016. Information about the appeals process is also included.
This is a graphic representation of the options for alternative pathways to graduation via Regents and Local Diplomas that are currently available to ELLs, including the most recent changes that were approved by the Board of Regents in March 2016.
This chart outlines the diploma and credential requirements currently in effect, and is intended to provide an overview of the requirements and identify the student populations that have access to each type of diploma and non-diploma high school exiting credential. Websites are provided to offer specific regulatory requirements and more detailed information regarding the requirements for each diploma or credential.
This document was issued by NYSED in March 2016.
These materials were shared as part of the presentation by Wanda Ortiz-Rivera, Coordinator of Bilingual and ENL Programs, and Juana Cruz, former Coordinator of Bilingual and ENL Programs. The "Purple Folder" is the document used in the Brentwood UFSD to assist in keeping all records pertaining to ELL students in the same place, and is kept available in the ELL students' Cumulative Records, as required under CR Part 154-2.3 (c):
(c) Retention of Identification and Review Records.
(1) Each school district shall maintain in the student’s cumulative record information regarding the parent’s or person in parental relation’s preferred language or mode of communication, as indicated on the Home Language Questionnaire.
(2) Each school district shall maintain all documents related to the initial identification and any subsequent review process, including the Home Language Questionnaire, English language proficiency identification assessment results, and any other records generated as part of the identification process and review process as defined in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section. Such information shall be maintained as part of the student’s cumulative record.
This Panel Presentation explored the ways in which several district information systems are used to track aspects of ELL data for a variety of purposes. The presenters and systems included:
• Lisa Estrada, Hicksville UFSD – PowerSchool & ELLevation
• Alba Gallegos, Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD – Infinite Campus & ELLevation
• Cathy Lang, Shoreham-Wading River UFSD – Infinite Campus & SIRS
• Elizabeth Reveiz, East Hampton UFSD – School Tool
In addition, a PowerPoint presentation prepared by Cathy Lang includes information about how the NYSED Student Information Repository System (SIRS) can also be used to retrieve relevant ELL data, along with examples of currently available SIRS reports.
This PowerPoint presentation contains salient information on the protocols and procedures needed to complete the 2017 Title III Immigrant Count. Links to web sites related to the definition of "immigrant student," information required, and to the Immigrant Survey itself are contained on the PPT slides.