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Technical Assistance and Monitoring

Technical assistance to guide local educational agencies with providing services to English learner, immigrant, and migrant students.

Provides monitoring and technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) to ensure that English learners, including immigrant and migrant students, 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 Data and Services in the California Pupil Achievement Data System Webinar External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 19:58)
English Learner Data and Services in the California Pupil Achievement Data System Presentation Slides (PDF; 2MB)
Webinar and presentation slides designed to improve data integrity with reporting services to English learners, including but not limited to, teacher EL authorization and course codes.

English Learner Onsite and Online Program Instruments for 2017–18

English Learner Onsite and Online Program Instruments for 2016–17 (PDF)
The English Learner program instrument comprises federal and state requirements and requests for evidence that may be used to demonstrate compliance during the Federal Program Monitoring (FPM) process.

English Learner FPM Training

  • August 3–4, 2017, Los Angeles
  • August 10–11, 2017, Sacramento

Migrant Education Program Onsite Instrument for 2017–18
The Migrant Education program instrument comprises federal and state requirements and requests for evidence used to demonstrate compliance during the FPM process.

Migrant Education FPM Training

  • August 3–4, 2017, Los Angeles
  • August 10–11, 2017, Sacramento

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.

Resources

Forms
Samples of commonly used English Learner program documents that may be used by an LEA.

Legal Resources
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
California Education Code Section 48985.5 requires the California Department of Education to notify county and district superintendents annually when 15 percent or more of students enrolled in a public school speak a single primary language other than English. These schools must provide all notices, reports, statements, or records sent to a parent of such students in English and the home language.

Technical Assistance and Monitoring Office (TAMO) Staff

Staff Telephone
TAMO Main Line
916-319-0938
Vacant, Ed. Admin. I
916-319-0938
Debbie Busch, EPC
916-319-0320
Ramiro Nava, RA
916-319-0493
Ron Addington, EPC
916-319-0228
Sal Arriaga, RA
916-323-5549
Stephanie Woo, EPC
916-323-1025
Suzie Dollesin, EPC
916-319-9620
Theresa Hawk, EPC
916-445-5657
William Vang, EPC
916-323-4872

Questions:   Technical Assistance and Monitoring Office | 916-319-0938
Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 29, 2017
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