Guidelines and Supports for serving English Learners

ESOL Essentials for Working with ELs

ESOL Essentials online, self-paced study includes 6 modules providing information regarding the topics listed below. One renewal credit will be awarded for each model completed for a total of 6 renewal credits.

Modules include:

WIDA Standards

Guiding Principles

Language Acquisition and Academic Language

Can Do Descriptors

Model Performance Indicators

Laws and Legal Decisions Regarding ELs

The course is offered via Canvas and is self-paced. Participants have until January 6, 2017 to complete assignments.

Please register in My Learning Plan first. E-mail Gail Rogers, ESOL District Coach,, along with the title of the course/activity for which you are participating. The code to self-enroll in Canvas will be in My Learning Plan. Please feel free to call Gail Rogers, 981-1046, regarding any questions.