Welcome to the ESA 3 Title III Consortium

UPDATES ENL Endorsement Cohort FLYER – Please click here to access course information and all registration information.

*The ESA 3 Title III Consortium’s goals are to raise students’ the levels of language proficiency, and to provide high quality professional development to teachers and districts to work with English Language Learners. We look forward to working with our districts in the coming school year.

General Information

**ALL ELL students need explicit English Language Instruction.

ESA 3 Title III Consortium – Description of Services 

2015-2016 Member Schools 

ELL Rights and District Responsibilities 

Small School – Low Incidence Sample of ELL Program Models 

** If you are interested in joining our consortium, or if you have questions about designing your District Core ESL Plan, please contact Gwyneth.witte@k12.sd.us

Professional Development Opportunities

ND/SD Colony Teacher Conference, Watertown – Save the Date June 1-2, 2016

English as a New Language Endorsement program – Cohort #2  - FLYER 

Useful Links For Districts

Language Acquisition Plan Template 

Language Acquisition Plan Template JJans version  

Two-Year Monitoring Template A 

Two-Year Monitoring Template B 

District Core ESL Program Template

SD DOE ESL Program Self-Assessment for School Districts 

Blank LAP Huron Version Grade 9-12

Useful Links for Teachers

Can Do's ELL Chart - Pre K

Can Do's ELL Chart - Grades 1-2

Can Do's ELL Chart - Grades 3-5

Can Do's ELL Chart - Grades 6-8

Can Do's ELL Chart - Grades 9-12

Go To Strategies

LAP Writing Cheat Sheet

LAP Workshop Presentation 2015

Academic Language Toolkit - developed by Sweetwater Union High School District

Go To Strategies Guide Workshop

Using Access Scores To Inform Teaching

Guided Reading Questioning Template

District Subscription Available through ESA 3 Title III Consortium

Grammar Gallery – This site provides comprehensive Language Development resources for download and printing.  Perfect for small groups, whole class or individual English instruction – available free to Colony Schools. Click here for more information. (Flyer)

Imagine Learning – This site is an on-line, subscription based English Language Support resource.  Designed for ELLs and struggling readers, students are engaged in on-line literacy activities for 30-40 minutes three to four times a week.  Our consortium has paid for the training and site-license.  Schools simply pay for the number of licenses they need depending on the number of ELL students enrolled.  $150 per student.  Click here for more information (Flyer)

2015-2016 ESA 3 Title III Consortium Newsletters

September 2015 Newsletter

October 2015 Newsletter

November 2015 Newsletter

December 2015 Newsletter

January 2016 Newsletter

February 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter

**Please Contact Gwyneth.witte@k12.sd.us with any questions related to working with English Language Learners or the Title III Consortium-related activities. 

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