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Bilingual Education & English as a New Language

Parent Engagement

Monday, October 3, 2016

This video describes the English Language Learner identification and assessment process and outlines in detail various available program options.More

The New York State Education Department and the Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages is committed to facilitating the ability of school districts to fully engage all parents in collaboration for student success and in helping students to become college and career ready. We want to ensure that parents and guardians of ELLs have a voice in their children’s education and have the information they need to advocate for their children and to make informed decisions regarding their education.  Thus, we have created a number of resources, translated in up to 26 languages, specifically for parents: