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Information for Serving Maine’s English Learners
“The ESL Go-To Chart”  

Item Link / URL Description
Maine ESL/Bilingual Programs website


Addresses program-related questions
Lau Plan Creating or reviewing an SAU’s  Lau Plan
Identification: Home Language Survey Identification and notification to parents; must go out within 30 days of the start of the school year
W-APT / MODEL WIDA English language proficiency screeners
To order the MODEL The WIDA Store secure webpage
W-APT Passwords Email to obtain secureW-APTä login      
Translator and Interpreter services translator_interpreter_services.htm General list of possible services
Serving Maine’s English Learners –
Program Resource Guide
and Monthly Digests Detailed guidance for establishing and implementing EL services
Program Supports: Webinar Archives PD supporting ACCESS/language/content/ELD and other services to ELs
Legal Information and Commissioner’s Administrative Letters1) Legal requirements to provide services
2) When parents decline services
3) Immigrants and foreign students Federal and State policies and statutes

  • ELs with Possible Learning Disabilities
  •  Foreign Students
  •  PreK ELs
  •  Private School EL Services and Testing
  •  Coding ELs in Infinite Campus The most current Federal and State guidance.See also Commissioner’s Administrative Letters
  • 2012-13 Professional Development (PD) Calendar Annual Calendar:  Events are listed with dates, titles, presenters and FMI/contact information
To register for Maine PD workshops One person per registration
ACCESS for ELLs® and Maine’s test cycle dates, instructions for online training; entrance to the WIDA site for all ACCESS-related information
Language Codes byName.htm For ACCESS labels and Infinite Campus

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