Title III/ESL/BIL Newsletter

April 2022 Teachers

April S'more

  • Upcoming Professional Development
  • 2022 Emergent Bilingual Summer School Guidance
  • Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) End of the Year Guidance
  • Guidance on Identification and Placement of Emergent Bilingual Students/English Learners Prior to Kindergarten
English Learner Portal

This web portal provides information and resources that are relevant, accessible, and impactful to support educational leaders, teachers, parents and families, and community partners to ensure the academic success of the State’s English learners.

Navigating the ELPS

Presented by Seidlitz Education

July 19, 2022


Registration Link

Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) End of the Year Guidance

2022 Emergent Bilingual Summer School Guidance: Please see the information provided by TEA pertaining to the 2022 Summer School requirements.

2021-2022 END OF YEAR LPAC GUIDANCE: Reclassification as English Proficient, Program Exit, and Parental Notification of Progres

Guidance on Identification and Placement of English Learners Prior to Kindergarten: AS you embark on registration for the 22-23 school year, see the TEA Guidance for students entering school prior to Kindergarten

FAQ for English Learners and LPAC

Region 5 End of the Year LPAC Zoom Registration

April 4, 2022


April 11, 2022 (Repeat Session)



Texas Assessment for Identification

Riverside Insights

Texas Approved Reclassification Assessment

Summit K12

contact Edna Carter for additional support. edna.carter@summitk12.com, 844-331-4737

ESL Certification Training

ESL Certification Training - Online and Face to Face

We are also thrilled to announce the launch of our new TEA ESL Certification Training online course! Go to www.txeslprep.org to register and enroll for free. Check out this video and flyer for more information. This course accompanies our previously released preparation manual and is intended to equip Texas educators who desire to increase capacity in their districts and to enhance their existing ESL programs beyond minimum state requirements.

Face to Face ESL TExES Prep at Region 5 ESC

April 20-21, 2022


Parent, Family, and Community Engagement

Parent, Family, and Community Engagement

This website will assist LEAs with increasing and strengthening the family, parent, and community engagement activities offered to improve the English language skills of ELs

Parent and Families Newsletters

August 2021- English / Spanish

September 2021 - English / Spanish

October 2021 - English / Spanish

November/December 2021 - English / Spanish

January 2022 - English / Spanish

February 2022 - English / Spanish

Region 5 ESC

Jennifer Smith

Title III/ESL/BIL Program Coordinator

PNP, Parental Engagement, ESF, TIL, ELAR

Taressa Pulido

Program Assistant