This full day formal training will introduce the role and responsibilities for NEW members of the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC). The required LPAC committee including the new campus administrator (principal or assistant principal) and ESL or Bilingual teacher should have formal LPAC training by ESC 17. Documentation of this training should be maintained in the LPAC campus notebook. Administrators must have an understanding of both their professional responsibilities for the ESL/Bilingual campus program as well as the demands of assisting content area teachers in educating ELLs.
LPAC clerk should also attend to learn about any new documentation changes.
Chapter 89 topics covered: a. entry and exit into a bilingual or ESL program, b. Bilingual/ESL programs, c. state and federal assessments and accountability, d. certified staff, and e. staying in compliance.