January 12, 2009



ISBE DELL e-Broadcast 2009.144- LEP Assessment Accommodation Guidance and Phone Presentations

Dear Educators Serving ELLs:

This message below is being forwarded to you from our Assessment Division at the Illinois State Board of Education.

2009 LEP Assessment Accommodation Guidance and Phone Presentations

ISBE has posted online detailed information regarding the provision of assessment accommodations to students who are Limited English Proficient (LEP).  The document entitled “Accommodation Guidelines for LEP Students” can be found at http://www.isbe.net/assessment/default.htm.

ISBE will be hosting Call-In presentations addressing ELL (LEP) accommodations.  This is the same presentation given at the 32nd Annual Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Linguistically & Culturally Diverse Students, January 6-9, 2009 at the Oak Brook Marriott.  A PDF file of the slides entitled “2008-09 ELL Assessment Accommodation Presentation - 01/12/2008” is posted online at http://www.isbe.net/assessment/default.htm.

The presentation will be given twice.

January 20 - 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Participant call in number:  866-233-3843

January 22 - 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Participant call in number:  866-233-3843

RSVP is not required.  The presentation will be listen-only with caller question and answer at the end.