About the Lau Resource Center
The Lau Resource Center at the Ohio Department of Education makes sure that students in Ohio with limited English proficiency receive the same education opportunities as their English-speaking peers.
The mission of the Lau Resource Center at the Ohio Department of Education is to ensure equal access to high-quality learning experiences and standards for students with limited English proficiency in the state of Ohio. To learn more about the Lau Resource Center, click on the following links:
For recent and archived newsletters, please click on the "Lau Resource Center Update" link to your left.
Draft ELP Instructional Guide
Attached for your review and comments is a draft document entitled Instructional Guide for English Language Learners. This document has been developed by the Ohio Department of Education to serve as a resource for school district personnel in the use of Ohio's new English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards to inform instruction and to support ELLs in their development of English language communication skills needed for success in school. To assist in "fine-tuning" the document, please provide your comments by completing and submitting the final feedback form provided below. Thank you.
The mission of Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Ohio TESOL), an affiliate of TESOL, is to develop the professional expertise of its members and others involved in educating those learners for whom English is a non-native language by:
advocating for the TESOL profession at the local, state and federal levels;
promoting professional development;
acting as a resource in the dissemination of information;
improving standards for high-quality instruction;
promoting better employment conditions;
encouraging opportunities for networking, interaction, leadership and research; and
promoting respect for the language rights and culture of all people.
Last Modified: 11/10/2014 3:34:53 PM