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About Us...
Our Bilingual/ESL/Title III, Part A  component is committed in providing professional development and assistance to districts in order to support state and federal compliance requirements. We are dedicated to the success of English Learner's academic achievement and their development in the English Language. 
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Need Additional Help?
Important Resources...
Angel Sidhu
P: 806-281-5788
E: asidhu@esc17.net
The Framework for the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) process includes clarification of the legal requirements for the LPAC and provides documents and forms to facilitate the training of LPAC members.
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Guidance on Identification/Reclassification: LPAC and ARD. Determine appropriate identification &
reclassification criteria for a bilingual education or English as a Second Language (ESL) program. 
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Collaboration Guidance
TEA Guidance Related to ARD and LPAC Collaboration.
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Culturally Relevant IEPs
TEA Guidance related to culturally relevant IEPs.
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ESL Professional Development
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has created free resources to support Texas schools in building capacity of English as a Second Language (ESL) certified teachers serving emergent bilingual students in the classroom.
In order to support educators to gain certification in Bilingual certification, the Texas Education Agency has created the following free preparation resources for Texas educators seeking Bilingual certification in order to build capacity in their Local Education Agency (LEA).
For information on teacher certification requirements for bilingual education and English as a second language (ESL) programs.
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Preparing to get ESL certified?
Register for our new, free ESL Certification Training online course at www.txeslprep.org

Check out this video and flyer for more information.
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Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education Programs
Division of English Learner Support
(512) 463-9414

TEA Direct Link
Click Here!

Title III Enhancing Program Implementation Rubrics and Checklists
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