Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of English Language Acquisition and Academic Achievement
The Office of Language Acquisition works with
districts to improve the academic achievement of English language
learners (ELLs). This office also administers NCLB Title III funds and
the Refugee School Impact grant. Their website can be accessed here.
RETELL-Stands for Rethinking Equity and Teaching for
English Language Learners, a new DESE course for teachers, educating
them about teaching and supporting ELLs in the classroom. Please visit their site using this link.
WIDA Consortium is a World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment for ELLs, new ELL Standards and Assessment (came into effect as of June 2012). Their website can be accessed here.