Posted on 11/09/2018 at 10:25 AM by Blog Experts

The Iowa Department of Education is announcing an opening for a new position supporting the English Language Proficiency Assessment for...

Posted on 10/15/2018 at 03:18 PM by Blog Experts

Dear EL Colleagues, Northwest AEA English Learner team members have been working hard on a website called English Language Learners....

Posted on 09/27/2018 at 01:13 PM by Blog Experts

Assumption #1: ELLs are homogeneous. Reality: Contrary to stereotypes, not all families of ELLs are Hispanic, poor, and/or uneducated. Assumption...

Posted on 09/18/2018 at 12:07 PM by Blog Experts

Iowa Culture & Language Conference registration open! Dates are Nov. 5-7 in Coralville ow.ly/VAMJ30lS6Zp All are encouraged to attend!

Posted on 09/04/2018 at 01:26 PM by Blog Experts

Dear EL Colleagues, The 2018 Iowa Culture and Language Conference will be here before we know it. ICLC will be...

Posted on 08/20/2018 at 07:47 AM by Blog Experts

The Our Kids 2018 Summer Institute held this past June was a great success. The two days were full of...

Posted on 04/27/2018 at 08:37 AM by Blog Experts

Attached is the 2018-2019 Lau Plan Template with updates. These updates are aligned to Every Student Succeeds Act. There are...

Posted on 04/27/2018 at 08:28 AM by Blog Experts

Dear EL Colleagues, Eric Van Dorin has asked me to send you the following message and Webinar invite. Eric is...

Posted on 04/27/2018 at 08:16 AM by Blog Experts

Dear EL Colleagues, All schools in Iowa will be required to implement the new ELPA21 Dynamic Screening Assessment for new...

Posted on 04/19/2018 at 01:14 PM by Blog Experts

Here is a great article titled, "12 Ways to Support English Learners in the Mainstream Classroom" about helping English learners...