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Washington County Public Schools
English Language Learners
English as Second Language
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Our Mission: Washington County Schools will provide a safe, supportive and engaging learning environment, which challenges all students to achieve their own maximum potential. In partnership with the family and community, the Washington County School System will offer a diverse array of educational experiences that will provide all students the opportunity to acquire basic academic skills and promote their healthy social, physical, and intellectual growth.
Title III -- English Language Learners -- Monitoring

Resources for  ELL Teachers, Tutors, and Enrollment Clerks

Registration Forms

Enrollment-Registration Form

Parent Home Language Survey

Migrant Education Eligibility Form

Parent Handouts and Information
Welcome ELL Program Parental Notification Checklist Acceptance or Refusal of Services
Notification Placement-Not Qualified Parent Prior Notification of Services
Parent Letter for Exiting Services

AMAO Parent Notification Letter Parent Letter for Monitoring Status

Teacher Handouts and Information
CAN DO Information Guide Can Do Resources--PK-KG Can Do Resources--1-2
Can Do Resources--3-5 Can Do Resources--6-8 Can Do Resources 9-12

Standards of Learning Crosswalk-ELL

Monitoring Form K-Level 6 Monitoring Form 1-2-Level 6 Monitoring Form 3-5-Level 6
Monitoring Form 6-8-Level 6 Monitoring Form 9-12-Level 6

ELL - ESL Program Information
WCPS Resource Guide

Vision-Strategies-Goals Yearly Goals ESL Timeline
Student Education Plan Cumulative Record Checklist

SOL Participation Guidelines and Information
Guidelines for Participating in SOL SOL Assessment Participation Plan
SOL  Accommodations
Proficiency Progress Tracker
SOL Assessment Tracker

Internet Resources
ABC English Activities for ESL Students 4 Kids.ESL
Colorful Clothesline Dave's ESL Cafe
ESL Flow ESL Galaxy
ESL Kids
ESL for Kids
English for All ESL Gold ESL Lesson Plans and Resources 
ESL Resource Center  ESL Games ESL Mania
ESL Kids Lab
ESL Go ESL Lounge
ESL Monkeys ESL Partyland ESL - Free Material For Teachers
ESL Activites ESL Kids World
ESL Worksheets
Grammar Isabelís ESL Site
Lesson Plans for ESL

Teach Children ESL

W-APT and WiDA ACCESS Training and Information

World Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA)

Title III Information
Virginia Department of Education ESL Title III - Compliance-Overview Title III Assessment Update-Sept 2011
Title III Guidelines Aug 2011 Title III Compliance PPT-Sept-2011

Our Vision: Washington County Schools will be a dynamic community of learners where:

  • Faculty and staff are empowered through respect, training, leadership and resources to provide an excellent educational program;
  • Faculty and staff communicate high expectations and respect to every student;
  • Students are engaged through a rich curriculum to acquire the skills and the love of learning;
  • All students obtain the skills of citizenship by playing and working together in an atmosphere that respects both diversity and cooperation;
  • A partnership with parents and the greater community extends to all citizens a greater appreciation of the value of an excellent education; and
  • Students exit with academic skills at or above grade level and on graduation are prepared to succeed in post-secondary education and/or employment.