State of the State 2014 FINAL - ELD

Report
The State of the
State of NC
Presented by:
Ivanna Mann Thrower Anderson
ESL/Title III Consultant
Presentation Overview
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NC Demographics
WIDA Consortium
ACCESS for ELLs
CFDC/Power School
Home Base
ESL Wikisite
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ELL Support Conference
ELL Support Team
Understanding Language
Race to the Top
Federal Update
NC Demographics
• 115 LEAs
– All with at least 1 LEP
• 148 Charters
– 99 with at least 1 LEP
• Approximately 300 languages
– Top 5: Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Hmong,
Chinese
WIDA National Conference 2014
LEP Students in NC
120000
100000
80000
60000
LEP
40000
2012-13
2010-11
2008-09
2006-07
2004-05
0
2002-03
20000
The WIDA Consortium 2014
ACCESS for ELLs
• NC Joined WIDA in 2008
• Testing Window
February 2 – March 13, 2015
(Students entering after March 9 do not have to be tested on ACCESS)
• Exit Standards: (COC) (K &Tier B or C grades 1-12)
Comprehensive Objective Composite
A minimum score of 4.8 Composite
AND 4.0 Reading
AND 4.0 Writing
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
• For LEP students with significant
cognitive disabilities
• Eligible students are identified based on
NC guidelines
• Included in state testing program
• Tiers must be set to ‘T’
ACCESS 2.0 Field Test
• North Carolina is participating in the field
test for 14-15
• Please Participate! Contact WIDA directly.
• Gives NC and YOU insight on the test and
an opportunity to give feedback
CFDC / Power School
• Oct 1st Headcount
• Tier Review/MetriTech File (Nov. 21, 2014)
• January transition to PowerSchool
• Feb 1st Immigrant Count
• RCR Process
• Use of third party vendors
http://eldnces.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/NC+WIDA+Modules
• Professional Development
• Growing Success for ELLs
• WIDA Modules
• LEP Coordinator Meeting
• EL Support Team
• NC Charter Schools
ESL Wikisite
http://eldnces.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/
Our Vision
To build capacity at the local
school system level and sustain
statewide implementation of
research-based strategies to meet
the needs of our English learners.
Welcome
Dr. Tracy Weeks
Chief Academic and
Digital Learning Officer
Dr. June Atkinson
State Superintendent
Dr. Robin McCoy
Director, K-12
Curriculum and
Instruction
Dr. Kenji Hakuta
Vendors
Norma Jewelry and Accessories
ExC-ELL
• Can teachers lea
Trainers
ELL Support Team
Cohort of professional teachers and coaches
statewide supporting state led initiatives
through:
– Comprehensive coaching
– Initial training
– Follow-up training
• On-site/Virtual/Hybrid
Request for Services
Be sure to list
your preferred
dates!
You can request
up to 5 days of
service per year!
We try to honor
trainer
requests!
Trainer fee paid
by DPI!
http://eldnces.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/EL+Support+Team
Understanding Language
• Statewide Pilot – Up to 64 teams
• ESL, EC, ELA, Math, coaches,
administrators
• Stanford University Partnership: Kenji
Hakuta, Jeff Zwiers, Lydia Stack
• Training, Coaching, customized MOOC,
materials development and MORE!
Understanding Language
• Training in Raleigh and Charlotte
• ELA (7th Grade)
– Persuasion across Time and Space: Analyzing and
Producing Complex Texts
• Math (4th Grade)
– A set of resources that discuss relevant language
and supports the participation of ELLs in
Mathematical discussions
Race to the Top
• Summer Standards Training
• RESA Training
• WIDA Modules
• Standard 6 for ESL teachers
Federal Update
• LIEP Continuum of Services
Based on new guidance:
Required for all LEAs and Charters with LEP Students
Webinar November 12
Due December 15
• Title III Monitoring
More focus on Performance Based
• ESEA Reauthorization/Waivers
Questions
WIDA National Conference 2014

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