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Educating English Learners with Disabilities

The California Practitioners’ Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities is a guide to identifying, assessing, supporting, and reclassifying English learners with disabilities.

The California Practitioners’ Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities is a guide to identifying, assessing, supporting, and reclassifying English learners with disabilities as required by Assembly Bill 2785 External link opens in new window or tab. (O’Donnell, Chapter 579, Statutes of 2016).

The Guide

California Practitioners' Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities (PDF; 6MB; Posted 01-Jul-2019)
The California Practitioners’ Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities is a guide to identifying, assessing, supporting, and reclassifying English learners with disabilities as required by AB 2785 External link opens in new window or tab. (O’Donnell, Chapter 579, Statutes of 2016).

Presentation

The presentation below can be downloaded for local use and may be adapted to fit the presentation purpose, audience, and timeframe. The presentation includes talking points in the presenter notes for each slide.

California Practitioners’ Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities Presentation (Coming Soon)

Presented at the California Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPA) Association on July 11, 2019, this presentation and accompanying talking points can be used to inform administrators and other interested parties about the guide and engage them in applying its concepts to their local context.

Resources

Three-Way Crosswalk (DOCX)
This crosswalk between the California English Learner (EL) Roadmap Policy Principles, Special Education Annual Performance Report Indicators, and the eight Local Control Funding Formula priority areas can help facilitate alignment of local goals and policies with the mission, vision, and principles of the EL Roadmap Policy.

SELPA Resource Leads
This web page provides information on the SELPA Resource Leads as part of the California Statewide System of Support.

Questions:   Gina Garcia-Smith | ggarciasmith@cde.ca.gov | 916-19-0265
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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