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Technical Assistance and Monitoring

Evaluation and technical assistance to provide services to English learners.

Provides monitoring and technical assistance to Local Educational Agencies to ensure that English learners acquire full proficiency in English as rapidly and effectively as possible, and that English learners meet state standards for academic achievement.

Data Collection and Analysis
Data collected from California schools to identify trends and educational needs and measure student academic performance. 

English Learner Parent Advisory Committees

School and district level committees comprised of parents, staff, and community members specifically designated to advise school officials on English Learner programs and services.

Forms
Samples of commonly used English Learner program document templates that may be used by a local educational agency.

Legal Resources
A collection of often cross-referenced legal documents, which have defined English learner access rights to educational services. It is supplemented with various federal Web sites related to civil rights and sources to find specific laws.

Parental Notification Translation Requirement
Assembly Bill 680 (Chapter 706, Statutes of 2006) requires the California Department of Education to notify county and district superintendents annually that parental notifications shall be translated into the primary language spoken by 15 percent or more of the school's enrollment. This letter explains the requirement and presents instructions on how school districts may determine the languages spoken and their percentage for each school site.

Federal Program Monitoring Review
General information on the Compliance Review program.

If you need assistance with, or require a hard copy of, Section I: Categorical Program Monitoring, please contact, Federal Programs Monitoring Office by phone at 916-319-0935 or by e-mail at fpmoffice@cde.ca.gov.

Technical Assistance and Monitoring Office (TAMO) Staff

Staff Telephone
TAMO Main Line
916-319-0938
Sonia Petrozello, Ed. Admin. I
916-319-0950
Debbie Busch, EPC
916-319-0320
Marcela Rodriguez, EPC
916-319-9620
Pilo Salas, RA
916-445-5707
Ron Addington, EPC
916-319-0228
Sal Arriaga, RA
916-323-5549
William Vang, EPC
916-323-4872
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