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Special Topics in English Learner Programming Monthly Webinar: Accommodations for English Learners

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OSSE is pleased to announce its next session in the 2019-20 Special Topics in English learner Programming Monthly Webinar Series, which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. All LEA and school-level English Learner Points of Contact (EL POCs), as well as school leaders and teachers, are invited to participate in October’s session, which will provide an overview of state-approved EL accommodations based on Part 2 of OSSE’s Testing Accommodations Manual.

Participants will learn:

  • The rationale for providing accommodations to ELs
  • The contents of Part 2 of the OSSE Testing Accommodations Manual
  • The difference between OSSE’s testing accommodations for ELs and those provided by PARCC and WIDA
  • Ideas for assembling an EL Accommodations Team
  • Guidance for selecting EL accommodations for testing and instruction
  • Considerations for amending and discontinue EL accommodations

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For questions, please contact Anika Harris at [email protected].