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District ELL Plan & ESOL Guide

The District ELL Plan is best explained as the literary elements needed for Lake County Schools to better serve ELL and ESOL Students. (Who, What, Why, Where, & How)

Through this plan, links and Guide book you can better understand how Lake County can and will help ELL and ESOL that are being educate in our schools

District English Language Learners (ELL) Plan 2016-2019 

Section 1. Identification (Rule 6A-6.0902, F.A.C.) 
 
Section 2. English Language Proficiency Assessment (Rule 6A-6.0902, F.A.C)
 
Section 3. Programmatic Assessment (Rule 6A-6.0902, F.A.C)
 
Section 4. Comprehensive Program Requirements and Student Instruction
 
Section 5. Statewide Assessment (Rule 6A-6.0901, F.A.C)
 
Section 6. English Language Proficiency Annual Assessment (Rule 6A-6.0903, F.A.C)

 

Section 7. Monitoring Procedures (Rule 6A-6.0903, F.A.C)

Section 8. Parent, Guardian, Student Notification and Rights

Section 9. The Parent Leadership Council (Rule 6A-6.0904, F.A.C)

Section 10 Personnel Training (Rules 6A-6.0907 and 6A-1.0503,, F.A.C)

Section 11. Extension of Services (Rule 6A-6.09022, F.A.C)

ELL Forms and Procedures

Procedures: 

Placement Procedures for Incoming Kindergarten Students. (with or without VPK) 
ESOL Contact Responsibilities and Procedures At a Glance. 

 

ELL Green Folder Forms: 

Home Language Survey (ENGLISH) (SPANISH) 

Kindergarten ELL Eligibility Criterion 

Lake County Schools DNQ (Does Not Qualify) Form

Skyward ELL Flow (work in progress)

ELL Student Checklist (Year End).

ELL Flow Chart.

Please remember you must document all of the above (if applies) and the following:

√ IPT, CELLA, WIDA Scores
√ Dates: DEUSS, Entry, Extension, Exit, Monitor
√ ELL Students' Skyward Profile & ELL Special Programs
√ ELL Students' Class Schedule

√ESOL Strategies in Place for Student

Additional Forms: 

ESOL Visit CWT Gold Sheet

 **Important information regarding the proper handling of ELL Folders when transferring and for disposal** 

► Click Here to Download.◄ 

Due to the fact that all ELL Compliance Documents are currently stored in OptiView, as are ESE and 504 documents, this procedural update was created in collaboration with Students Services Department. 

This procedural update contains brief information about:

  • How to handle in-county transfers of "Green Folders"
  • How to handle out-of-county transfers of "Green Folders"
  • When to dispose of ELL "Green Folders" 

ESOL Program Guide

A. Annual Assessment of Students                                    27
B. Extension of Instructional Meetings                             27
C. Exit Criteria                                                                 28
D. Steps to Follow When Exiting a Student                      28 
 

MONITORING AND RECLASSIFICATION PROCEDURES

A. Monitoring the “LF" Exited Students                            31
B. Successful and Unsuccessful Monitoring                      32
C. Reclassification Process                                               33
D. End of Monitoring                                                       34
 

ELL GREEN FOLDER MAINTENANCE 

A. Maintenance of ELL Green Folders                              37
B. OptiView Process                                                        37
C. Transfer of ELL Green Folders                                      37
D. Disposal of ELL Green Folders                                     38
 

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION 

A. Staff Responsibilities                                                   41
B. Comprehensible Instruction                                         42
C. Strategies for Comprehensible Instruction                    42
D. ELL Dictionaries                                                          43
E. Receiving, Distributing and Returning ELL Dictionaries 44
F. Rosetta Stone                                                              45
G. Rosetta Resources                                                       46
H. Categorical and Other Programs                                  46
I. General Grading Guidelines for English Language         46 Learners                                                                                  
J. Guidelines for Promotion and Retention                        47
K. Exceptional Student Educational Programs for English Language Learners                                                          48
Gifted                                                                             49
Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Services                  50
L. English Language Learners and Graduation                 50 Requirements
 

ESOL CERTIFICATION/ENDORSEMENT REQUIREMENTS 

A. ESOL Certification/Endorsement                                   53
B. ESOL Job Categories                                                     53
C. ESOL Teacher Certification/Endorsement Curriculum     54
D. Tracking of Out-of-Field Teachers with English             54  Language Learners Students
E. FTE Scenarios Involving ESOL Certification /                 55 Endorsement
F. ESOL Certification/Endorsement Course Registration     55 Process
 

PARENT ENGAGEMENT AND FAMILY INVOLVEMENT 

A. Parent and Family Engagement                                   59
B. Parent Leadership Council                                           59
C. School-Home Communication                                      60
D. Translation and Interpretation Services                        60
 

WIDA ACCESS 2.0 

A. Annual Assessment                                                     63
B. WIDA ACCESS 2.0 for ELLs Test Administrator Training 63
C. WIDA Framework                                                        63
 

STANDARDIZED TESTING FSA/EOC 

A. ELL Accommodations in State Standardized Testing    67
B. Assistance for ELLs Taking the FSA and EOCs             67
 

HELPFUL ESOL ONE PAGERS 

A. ELL Student Guidelines and Accommodations            71
B. Mainstream Inclusion/Full Immersion                        73
C. Newcomers                                                               75
D. Teachers and ESOL/ELL Teacher Assistants               76
E. WIDA ACCESS                                                          78
 

SKYWARD SPECIAL FORMS 

A. Skyward Forms                                                       81
B. Sample Completed Forms                                       82
XVI. ESOL GLOSSARY                                                 90