Educational Rights of English Learners
There are over 50,000 English learners in the state of Wisconsin. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of
There are over 50,000 English learners in the state of Wisconsin. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974 (EEOA), public schools must ensure students can participate meaningfully and equally in educational programs. This webinar focuses on the rights of English Learners and the obligations public school districts have in serving multilingual learners and their families.
- Identifying, assessing and reclassifying English Learners
- Meaningful Participation in Educational Programs
- Interacting with Families of English Learners
Is your child a multilingual learner or English learner? Please join us to learn more about the rights of English learners and the obligations public school districts have in serving multilingual learners and their families.
Hear directly from WI DPI on identifying, assessing, and reclassifying English Learners, ensuring meaningful participation in educational programs, and providing opportunities for interacting with their families.
Presenter: Amy Maciolek is the Multilingual Learners and Title III Consultant on Literacy and Mathematics at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and has been with the team since June of 2020. In her role, she provides leadership to stakeholders in working with Multilingual Learners. She works specifically in support of federal funding pertaining to Title III and facilitates the Immigrant Children and Youth Grant. Additional responsibilities include the ESEA consolidated monitoring process, leadership for title III consortia, EL program evaluation, legal requirements and compliance, English Language Development Standards implementation, and Effective Instructional practices for serving English Learners.
(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm