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1 Dual Language and ESL State & Federal Programs Revised

2 Dual Language One-Way Framework The Dual Language One- Way framework is designed to provide one population of students who speak another language at home (majority being Spanish speakers) with content level instruction in their primary language (L1) and the second language (L2 is English). [ONE-WAY CAMPUSES] ACFT (K-5) BINION (PK-5) BIRDVILLE (K-5) O.H. STOWE (PK-5) DAVID E. SMITH (PK-3) WEST BIRDVILLE (PK-5) MAJOR CHENEY (PK-2) WATAUGA (K-5) W.T. FRANSISCO (PK-2) Kindergarten through 2 nd grades will follow a bi-literacy model in literacy and social studies. Please see calendar for a week by week break down for the year. 3 rd - 5 th grades will continue with current framework. Grade Language Arts Math Science Social PreK Spanish L1 Spanish L1 Spanish L1 Spanish L1 Kdg Week A Span (L1) Week A Span (L1) Week B Eng (L2) 75 min 45min Week B Eng (L2) 90 min Reading 1 st Week A Span (L1) Week B Eng (L2) 90 min Reading 2 nd Week A Span (L1) Week B Eng (L2) 90 min Reading 3 rd Change in th Change in th Change in min Reading 75 min Reading 75 min Reading 75 min 75 min 75 min 75 min 75 min 45min 45min 60 min 60 min 60 min **Please see the calendar for English/Spanish weeks (next page). Week A Span (L1) Week B Eng (L2) Week A Span (L1) Week B Eng (L2) 2 Revised

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4 Professional Learning & Resources The professional learning opportunities found below will be the focus of the school year. We will offer these sessions throughout the year, including the summer to ensure that teachers have the opportunity to attend. We highly encourage administrators to attend trainings to keep current with the updates and the latest practices. Audience Professional Learning Resources **Dual/ESL Dept. may provide the resource in most cases, but not all. Any staff PK-12 The SIOP Model for Language Learning Resource used in learning and provided for principals only. Other handouts provided. Dual Language K-5 Bi-literacy from the Start Or Literacy Squared Dual Language PK-5 ESL PK-5 Reading A to Z for Word study, guided/shared reading, and writing (Available in Eng&Span) Resource used in the learning, but not provided. Resource provided. Dual Language PK-5 ESL PK-5 Words Their Way for phonics, spelling and vocabulary (Available in Eng&Span) Resource provided. 4 Revised

5 TExES Preparation Courses Attention: Want to become ESL certified? Birdville ISD will pay the registration and certification fee for teachers who attend a two-day ESL TExES workshop. As a result of attending this workshop, participants will become better prepared for the ESL certification test. Each workshop will be limited to 30 participants so sign up as soon as possible. You must hold a teaching position in Birdville to qualify for the training. You will need to register in Eduphoria to receive credit for the training. Remember: You must attend the training and pass the test to get reimbursed for the fees. ESL Certification Training Schedule Computer Training Dates Location Time Administered Test Date Sept , 2015 Continuous Testing* Jan , 2016 Continuous Testing* April 29-30, 2016 Continuous Testing* *NOTE: If you make arrangements to take the test on a work day, you must use a personal business day. Dual/ESL will NOT pay for your sub. Registration for BISD ESL Certification Training: 1. Sign up for the TExES Preparation course in Eduphoria. 2. Request a substitute for Friday. 3. Have school secretary call Sally Ashburn at ext for the sub code. 5 Revised

6 Registration for ESL Supplemental 154 TExES: Go to TEA website and scroll to bottom of page and click on Test Registration Questions or: 1. Click on Texas Educator on the menu at the top. 2. Under Certification, choose Educator Testing and click on Educational Testing Service (ETS). 3. Create TEA ID number and register for the ESL Supplemental 154 test. NON-REFUNDABLE FEES: $15 late registration fee Test fee if ESL Certification test is not taken and not rescheduled with the appropriate approval from SBEC ESL Certification Application Procedure: Once you have passed the test and received your results, you must apply for certification through TEA. 1. Go to TEA website. 2. Click on Texas Educator on the menu at the top. 3. Under Certification, select Additional Certification by Exam on the menu to the left. 4. Follow procedures to apply for the endorsement. For general certification information, call TEA at Pay the endorsement fee online and print a copy of your transaction which includes to whom you paid, your name, date, transaction ID and $ amount. Reimbursement Procedures: Submit your receipts for the test fee ($120) and certification fee ($77) to Sally Ashburn in the Dual Language/ESL Dept. at the Administration Building. Submit a copy of your teaching certificate which includes the ESL certification. All documentation must be submitted in order to be reimbursed. Please save copies for your records! Accounting will not reimburse you without proof of payment! The District will send a reimbursement check for your payment. If you have any questions, please contact: Sally Ashburn, Dual Language/ESL Programs Secretary at Revised

7 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S One-Way Dual Language Grades K S M T W T F S S M T W T F S July 2015 August 2015 September 2015 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S October 2015 SPANISH 50% SLAR & Social ENGLISH 50% ELAR & Social S M T W T F S S M T W T F S Bi-literacy Framework In order to remain consistent and ensure fidelity of the model, it is imperative to follow the target language of instruction as noted on the calendar. S M T W T F S S M T W T F S January 2016 February 2016 March 2016 April 2016 November 2015 May December 2015 June 2016 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S

8 SUBJECT: TExES Preparation Courses Attention: Want to become ESL certified? Birdville ISD will pay the registration and certification fee for teachers who attend a required two-day ESL TExES workshop. As a result of attending this workshop, participants will become better prepared for the ESL certification test. Each workshop will be limited to 30 participants so sign up as soon as possible. You must hold a teaching position in Birdville to qualify for the training. You will need to register in Eduphoria to receive credit for the training. Remember: You must attend the training and pass the test to get reimbursed for the fees. ESL Certification Training Schedule Training Dates Location Time Sept , 2015 Jan , 2016 April 29-30, 2016 Computer Administered Test Date Continuous Testing* Continuous Testing* Continuous Testing* *NOTE: If you make arrangements to take the test on a work day, you must use a personal business day. Dual Language/ESL Department will NOT pay for your sub. Registration for BISD ESL Certification Training: 1. Sign up for the TExES Preparation course in Eduphoria. 2. Request a substitute for Friday. 3. Have school secretary call Sally Ashburn at ext for the sub code. Registration for ESL Supplemental 154 TExES: Go to TEA website and scroll to bottom of page and click on Test Registration Questions or: 1. Click on Texas Educator on the menu at the top. 2. Under Certification, choose Educator Testing and click on Educational Testing Service (ETS).

9 3. Create TEA ID number and register for the ESL Supplemental 154 test. NON-REFUNDABLE FEES: $15 late registration fee Test fee if ESL Certification test is not taken and not rescheduled with the appropriate approval from SBEC ESL Certification Application Procedure: Once you have passed the test and received your results, you must apply for certification through TEA. 1. Go to TEA website. 2. Click on Texas Educator on the menu at the top. 3. Under Certification, select Additional Certification by Exam on the menu to the left. 4. Follow procedures to apply for the endorsement. For general certification information, call TEA at Pay the endorsement fee online and print a copy of your transaction which includes to whom you paid, your name, date, transaction ID and $ amount. Reimbursement Procedures: Submit your receipts for the test fee ($120) and certification fee ($77) to Sally Ashburn in the Dual Language/ESL Dept. at the Administration Building. Submit a copy of your teaching certificate which includes the ESL certification. All documentation must be submitted in order to be reimbursed. Please save copies for your records! Accounting will not reimburse you without proof of payment! The District will send a reimbursement check for your payment. If you have any questions, please contact: Sally Ashburn, Dual Language/ESL Programs Secretary at or Karen Lopez, Dual Language/ESL Programs Coordinator at

10 SUMMER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DUAL SESSIONS Visit us on the web! ELEMENTARY DUAL LANGUAGE AND BILINGUAL Date Time Location Program Presenter Audience July 21 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Biliteracy Framework Karen Lopez/ Lisa Treadway K 2 Dual July 21 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Reading A Z Dual Language Karen Lopez K 5 Dual July 22 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Elementary SIOP Karen Lopez/ Lisa Treadway PK 5 Dual July 22 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Words Their Way Karen Lopez K 5 Dual Aug. 3 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Biliteracy Framework Elena Cazares K 2 Dual Aug. 3 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Reading A Z Dual Language Elena Cazares K 5 Dual Aug. 4 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Elementary SIOP Lisa Treadway/Elena Cazares PK 5 Dual Aug. 4 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Words Their Way Elena Cazares K 5 Dual Aug. 5 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Biliteracy Framework Lisa Treadway/Elena Cazares K 2 Dual Aug. 5 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Reading A Z Dual Language Elena Cazares K 5 Dual Aug :00 3:30 PM Birdville HS ESL TExES Prep Course Barbara Neale All Aug. 6 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Elementary SIOP Lisa Treadway PK 5 Dual Aug. 6 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Words Their Way Elena Cazares K 5 Dual Please Note: BISD s biliteracy framework for K 2 teachers. Dual Language teachers (New K 2 Dual teachers must attend Reading A Z, SIOP, and Words Their Way.)

11 SUMMER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DUAL SESSIONS Visit us on the web! ELEMENTARY ESL Date Time Location Program Presenter Audience July 21 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Reading A Z for ESL Lisa Treadway K 5 ESL July 22 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Elementary SIOP Karen Lopez/ Lisa Treadway PK 5 Dual July 22 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Words Their Way Lisa Treadway PK & K ESL Aug. 3 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Reading A Z Lisa Treadway K 5 ESL Aug. 4 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Elementary SIOP Lisa Treadway/Elena Cazares PK 5 Dual Aug. 4 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Words Their Way Lisa Treadway PK & K ESL Aug. 5 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Reading A Z Lisa Treadway K 5 ESL Aug :00 3:30 Birdville HS ESL TExES Prep Course Barbara Neale All Aug. 6 8:00 11:00 AM Haltom HS Elementary SIOP Lisa Treadway PK 5 Dual Aug. 6 12:30 3:30 PM Haltom HS Words Their Way Lisa Treadway 1 st Grade ESL SECONDARY ESL Date Time Location Program Presenter Audience Aug. 3 8:00 11:00 AM Birdville HS Secondary Linguistic Accommodations Jennifer Young Grade 6 12 Aug. 3 8:00 3:30 Birdville HS Secondary SIOP Region 11 Grade 6 12 ELAR/SS Aug. 3 12:30 3:30 PM Birdville HS Building Academic Vocabulary Mendy Hattaway Grade 6 12 Aug. 4 8:00 3:30 Birdville HS Secondary SIOP Region 11 Grade 6 12 Math/Science Aug. 5 8:00 11:00 AM Birdville HS Building Academic Vocabulary Mendy Hattaway Grade 6 12 Aug. 5 12:30 3:30 PM Birdville HS Secondary Linguistic Accommodations Jennifer Young Grade 6 12 Aug :00 3:30 Birdville HS ESL TExES Prep Course Barbara Neale All

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