are most interested in work with school district leadership that helps
build long-term institutional commitment and an increased capacity to
learners. Such consultation typically includes one or more of the
Planning and Program Design
Assist with the development, design or review of the district’s
Plan for English Learners. As needed, we recommend refinements
or improvements in the plan. This usually includes work with a district
focus group or task force.
Assist district leadership in the refinement of a work-plan and the
development of systems that will ensure effective implementation,
monitoring and improvement of programs for English learners.
Audit the capability of the district and its schools to implement
services for English learners, and recommend any necessary modifications
Assist in the planning of a long-term series of professional development
activities for administrators, teachers, para-professionals and others,
directed at implementation of the Master Plan.
Assist in the development of a plan for effective recruitment, hiring
and retention of qualified bilingual and English language development
teachers and administrators.
Assist in the development or refinement of an evaluation and accountability
system for English learners.
Assist in the preparation for state or federal compliance reviews,
and in the development of responses to findings of such reviews.