ESL Program Instructional Timeline

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ESL Staff Kick-off Meeting(s)

August 18, 2015 - August 19, 2015

Individual Learning Plans Created / Updated

August 20, 2015 - 10/1/2015

ESL Teachers Schedules Created

August 20, 2015 - August 31, 2015

Main ESL Instruction Period (without Major Tests)

August 31, 2015 - January 8, 2016

Full Day Ellevation and ILP PD

9/16/2015

Internal Student Audit

October 1, 2015 - October 15, 2015

ESL Staff PD - SIOP Literacy Strategies

October 14, 2015

Watch for last year's AMAO Results

10/15/2015 - 10/31/2015

Finalize EMIS October Count

10/23/2015

TESOL Conference

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015

Mail Parent AMAO Notification Letters, if all 3 Objectives are NOT MET

11/01/2015 - 11/15/2015

ELPA21 Standards and Assessment Update (Possible Date 1)

11/18/2015

ELPA21 Standards and Assessment Update (Possible Date 2)

December 9, 2015

ILP Updates and Progress Monitoring PD

February 10, 2016

ILP Updates and Progress Monitoring PD (Make-up Date)

March 9, 2016

ESL End of Year Meeting and PD

May 16, 2016

Complete OTELA Gains Report and End of Year Checklist

05/19/2016 - 05/27/2016

District and State Assessments

Language Proficiency Assessment (IPT)

08/15/2015 - 08/31/2015

Most students are assessed at the beginning of the year, but all students who are new to U.S. Schools are assessed to determine whether they qualify for ESL Services.

STAR Summer/Fall Screening

August 17, 2015 - September 4, 2015

Order FALL OGT and 3rd Reading Assessment Materials and Organize Interpreters

08/26/2015 - 09/11/2015

Finalize FALL schedule, accomodations, and interpreters for OGT and 3rd Grade Reading Assessment

October 2, 2015

Order ELPA21 Assessments

10/23/2015

OGT / Iowa Cogats Fall Testing Window

October 26, 2015 - November 8, 2015

STAR Winter Screening

November 30, 2015 - December 10, 2015

ELPA 21 Testing Window

01/11/2016 - March 4, 2016

Determine students needing to take Spring OGT and AIR Assessments and Organize Interpreters

January 22, 2016

Finalize Spring schedule, accomodations, and interpreters for OGT and AIR Assesssments

February 26, 2016

OGT Spring Testing Window

March 14, 2016 - March 24, 2016

Spring AIR Testing Window

April 4, 2016 - May 13, 2016

STAR Spring Screening

May 9, 2016 - May 19, 2016

Complete OTELA Gains Report and Update EMIS

05/16/2016 - 05/26/2016

Send OTELA Results and Status Update Letters to Parents

05/16/2016 - 05/27/2016

Prepare Certificates and Medals for Students Exiting the ESL Program

May 20, 2016