About Multilingual Learner Services
SCOE provides support focused on strengthening instructional programs and ensuring the academic success of Multilingual Learners. The Multilingual Learner Services program offers professional development, coaching, and support services to assist schools in enhancing the capacity of instructional staff and meeting legal mandates with a goal of raising Multilingual Learner achievement.
Multilingual Learners Collaborative
These bi-monthly meetings provide collaboration and networking opportunities for specialists, teachers, and coordinators who work with Multilingual Learners. Scheduled in the morning, the 3-hour sessions include study of relevant topics, sharing and analysis of instructional activities, presentations, and readings.
English Learner Leadership Conference Resources
The 2017 Conference featured keynote speaker Dr. Ramón Antonio Martínez from Stanford University. His keynote was Beyond the "English learner" label: Recognizing the richness of children's linguistic repertoires, encouraged educators to view their students’ bilingualism as an asset. Additional speakers were featured in breakout sessions covering a range of topics. See the presentation slides and handouts Additional speakers were featured in breakout sessions covering a range of topics. See the presentation slides and handouts.
Blog: The Language Lens
In her debut blog post, English Learner Coordinator Jenn Guerrero writes about important things that all English Learner students and their families should know in order to ensure student success.
Presentation Slides: Empowering Parents of English Learners through LCFF
This mid-November workshop gave parents of English learners, EL coordinators, and other representatives of District English Learner Advisory Committees and Parent Advisory Committees an opportunity to review the purpose and responsibilities of these committees under the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).