English Language Learners


  • Revised Assessment Accommodations for English Learners  
  • Teach to Lead Summit Supporting English Learners
  • Long-term Goal for English Learners
  • Ohio Language Usage Survey
  • Ohio English Language Proficiency Screener
  • Literacy and Language and Instruction for English Learners
  • Dates and Upcoming Events 

Lau Resource Center Update- April 2018 Edition 

  • Updated Guidelines for Identifying English Learners in Ohio
  • The Rights of All Children to Enroll in School
  • Updated Information on the Ohio English Languge Proficiency Assessment
  • Information on Accessibility for English Learners on State Tests
  • Developing Credit Pathways for Students Who are English Learners
  • Resources from the Lau Center
  • Important Dates and Deadlines 


English Language Learners are students whose primary or home language is other than English who need special language assistance in order to effectively participate in school instructional programs. 


English Learner (EL)

The term English Learner refers to those students whose native or home language is other than, or in addition to, English, and whose current limitations in the ability to understand, speak, read or write in English inhibit their effective participation in a school's educational program and their ability to achieve the required academic standards. The terms English Language Learner (ELL) and Limited English Proficient (LEP) are other terms that refer to the same group of students.
English Language Learner (ELL)
The term English Language Learner is another term used for English Learner and for Limited English Proficient (LEP) students.

Contact Information

Sonia Stevenson
Cell: 216-571-2779


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