2017 Illinois ESL Content Standards And ESL Standards .


2017 Illinois ESL Content StandardsandESL Standards Proficient Instructor TrainingC ATH E R INE PO RTE R & L AU R A S H E RWOODA D ULT LEA R NING R ES O U RCE C E N TERI C C B A D M INISTRATORS M E E TI NGA PR IL 1 1 - 1 2, 2 0 1 7

ESL Instructional Staff Professional PathwayESL Standards-Proficient Instructor

Illinois ESL Content Standards 20072007: The first IllinoisESL Content Standardswere disseminatedto the field.

College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standardsfor Adult EducationReleased by OCTAE in April 2013Prepare adult learners forpostsecondary training withoutneed for remediation

Limitations of the CCR Standards for ELLs“ the standards are not meant to specify the full spectrum ofsupport and interventions appropriate for English languagelearners and students with special needs to meet thesestandards, nor do they mirror the significant diversity of students’learning needs, abilities, and achievement levels.”-College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education, p. 8

Preparing Adult English Language Learners forRigorous College and Career Readiness StandardsOCTAE 2015-2018To fully and successfully participate in AE programs that are based on college and career readiness(CCR) standards, ELLs must simultaneously acquire English language proficiency (ELP) and achieveacross multiple content areas. When it comes to providing instruction, two sets of standards mustwork together—academic content standards and ELP standards.Outcomes and Products A set of CCR ELP standards useful to AE programs as a framework for developing or updatingtheir own ELP standards A set of revised NRS Educational Functioning Level descriptors for ESL Set of virtual trainings to improve CCR-alignment of standards and instructional ae/preparing-adult-english-language-learners.pdf

2016English Language Proficiency StandardsNovember 2016: English LanguageProficiency (ELP) Standards released byOCTAEEmphasize rigorous instruction at all ESLlevels leading to college and careertransitionCorrelated to the CCR standards;function in tandem with them

Touring the2017 Illinois ESL Content StandardsPhoto by Andrew Fitzhugh. Creative Commons License. https://flic.kr/p/uMx4z

Expansion of Illinois ESL Content StandardsIllinois ESL Content Standards are expandedto include three new components: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards,which are correlated to the College and CareerReadiness (CCR) Standards Illinois ABE/ASE Mathematics Standards Illinois Technology Skills Checklist for Students(Digital Literacy)

2017 Illinois ESL Content StandardsINTRODUCTION pp. 2-6 What are Content Standards? How are the 2017 ESL Content Standardsdifferent from the 2007 Standards? The English Language Proficiency Standards forAdult Education Illinois ABE/ASE Mathematics Standards Illinois Technology Skills Checklist for Students Illinois ABE/ASE English Language Arts Standards

Illinois ESL ContentStandard Level&NRS EducationalFunctioning Levelfor ESLELP LevelCCRAdultEdGradeLevelIllinois ABE/ASE Language Arts andMathematics Standard Level&NRS EducationalFunctioning Levelfor ABEBeginning ESL Literacy (BL)Level 1KBeginning ABE LiteracyLow Beginning ESL (LB)Level 11Beginning ABE LiteracyHigh Beginning ESL (HB)Level 11Beginning ABE LiteracyLow Intermediate ESL (LI)Level 22-3Beginning Basic EducationHigh Intermediate ESL (HI)Level 34-5Low Intermediate Basic EducationAdvanced ESL (AE)Level 46-8High Intermediate Basic Education

Guide to the Standards pp. 7-96 Levels4 SkillsPhoto by Vince Smith. Creative Commons License. CorrelatedMathStandards

Diving into One Level of the ESL StandardsLow Intermediate ESLPhoto by Marc Tarlock. Creative Commons License. https://flic.kr/p/7a5aXq

NRS EducationalFunctioning LevelDescriptorsp. 60IL ESL Content Standardsoooop. 61-62ListeningSpeakingReadingWriting

English Language Proficiency(ELP) Standards&Correlated IL ESL Content StandardsThere are 10 ELP Standards withcorresponding CCR Standardspp. 63-76IL ABE/ASEMathematics ContentStandards for ESL

WIOA Final Rule 2016463.1 What is the purpose of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act?*The purpose of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) is to createa partnership among the Federal Government, States, and localities to provide,on a voluntary basis, adult education and literacy activities, in order to –Assist immigrants and other individuals who are English language learners in1) Improving theiri. Reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension skills in English; andii. Mathematics skills;2) Acquiring an understanding of the American system of Government, individualfreedom, and the responsibilities of -08-19/pdf/2016-16049.pdf (pgs. 55553-55554)

Four Math-Related Elements foreach ESL Levelp. 5Low Intermediate ESL (LI)pp. 77-78

ESL Standards Proficient Instructor TrainingPilot Spring 2017 Online Course (5-6 hours) 2 Days of Training Interim Assignment between Days 1 and 2 Culminating Task following Day 2Photo by Matthew Roth. Creative Commons License. https://flic.kr/p/DTA75B

Training includes: Standards-aligned lesson development Instructional strategies to increase rigor at all ESL levels Integrating Math into ESL instruction

Primary Sources OCTAE English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards ESL Pro Meeting the Needs of Today’s English Language Learners Issue Brief Companion Learning Resource Online Professional Development ModuleAvailable on LINCS https://courses.lincs.ed.gov/ OCTAE and CAELA documents