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Services

ELL / MLL Services in the Bellevue School District

 Watch the Introduction to BSD’s MLL Programs Models video on (YouTube)

All eligible English Language Learners (ELLs) / Multilingual Language Learners (MLLs) are served by ELL-endorsed teachers and facilitators in their home schools.  ELL / MLL support consists of the following:

ELL / MLL Facilitation Grades K-5:

  • Provides inclusion supports for ELLs/MLLs through tailored instructional guidance specific to school and classroom needs, which may include:
    • Joint planning for lessons and units
    • Curriculum mapping and alignment
    • Co-developing instructional materials
    • Collaborative assessment of student work
    • Cycles of co-teaching
    • Using the WIDA English Language Development Standards Framework to scaffold language instruction by content areas
  • Organizes and supports state-required testing specific to language development
  • Leads building-level professional development that is specific to language development
  • Develops appropriate ELL/MLL instructional strategies to support K-5 students in successfully meeting academic standards
  • Serves as a member of the core team of decision-making professionals in the school environment to advocate and support ELLs/MLLs and their families
  • Organizes and involves families in school events
  • Serves as case manager for building ELLs/MLLs
  • Short-term instructional intervention specific to language development

ELL / MLL Facilitation Grades6-12:

  • Provides inclusion supports for ELLs/MLLs through tailored instruction and guidance specific to school and classroom needs, which may include: :
    • Specialized course instruction
    • Joint lesson and unit planning
    • Curriculum mapping and alignment
    • Co-developing instructional materials
    • Collaborative assessment of student work
    • Cycles of co-teaching
    • Using the WIDA English Language Development Standards Framework to scaffold language instruction
  • Organizes and supports state-required language development testing
  • Leads building-level professional development that is specific to language development
  • Develops appropriate ELL/MLL instructional strategies to support 6-12 students in successfully meeting academic standards
  • Serves as a member of the core team of decision-making professionals in the school environment to advocate and support ELLs/MLLs and their families
  • Organizes and involves families in school events
  • Serves as case manager for building ELLs/MLLs