The English as a Second Language (ESL) program provides English learners with the language skills needed to:
- Support the academic achievement of their K-12 children
- Find and improve employment
- Succeed in college and career training programs
- Become United States citizens
- Participate more fully in their communities
ESL classes give English learners opportunities to study and practice English language communications skills, including: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and critical thinking. Competency-based courses span seven levels ranging from basic literacy to advanced English language development.
Guideline No. 105 - Criteria for Completion of ESL, ABE, and ASE Courses (Revised - 03/14/14)
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- Tools for ESL Lesson Planning
- Learning Together - Volume 1, Issue 1
- Learning Together - Volume 1, Issue 2
- Learning Together - Volume 1, Issue 3
- Learning Together - Volume 1, Issue 4
- Learning Together - Volume 1, Issue 5
WIA Course Supplements - CASAS test preparation materials developed by Laura Chardiet and Eleanor Comegys.