• Center for Teaching and Learning: ELA
     
    Our Mission Statement: The Center for Teaching and Learning - ELA provides leadership, professional development, technical assistance, and resources to support high levels of achievement for every student in the NorthEast Washington ESD region.
     
    The Humanities team provides support for schools and districts in the following categories:
     
    • The Arts
    • Assessment - Support for District Assessment Coordinators (DACS)
    • Student and School Success  
    • Literacy
    • Paraprofessional Support
    • Professional Learning

    The English Language Arts department of the Center for Teaching and Learning is here to support you in accelerating achievement for the students of NorthEast Washington. We offer flexible services and support tailored to the needs of your staff and students. Some of these services include but are not limited to:

    • On-site/Virtual Professional Development
    • Job-embedded Coaching
    • Leadership Development
    • Regional Literacy Network Facilitation
    • ELA Fellows Network

    *NEW: Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Support. Are you and your staff interested in leveraging this free assessment resource to identify student strengths and areas of need in relation to the Common Core English Language Arts Standards? Contact us for support with basics of administration, data analysis, and planning for instructional next steps. For more information contact Regional Elementary Literacy Coordinator Megan Bale at mbale@esd101.net or 509-789-3571.

    Resources

    Washington State Learning Standards (Common Core)
    http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/ 

    OSPI English Language Arts Page
    http://www.k12.wa.us/ELA/default.aspx 

    OSPI English Language Arts Assessment Page
    http://www.k12.wa.us/ELA/Assessment/default.aspx 

    ELA Menu of Best Practices
    http://www.k12.wa.us/SSEO/ELAMenuBestPractices.aspx 

    Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program (WCAP)
    http://wa.portal.airast.org/ 

    Smarter Balanced
    http://www.smarterbalanced.org/ 

    Closing the Opportunity Gap in Washington's Public Education System: 2017 Annual Report
    http://www.k12.wa.us/Workgroups/EOGOAC/pubdocs/EOGOAC2017AnnualReport.pdf 

    Standards for Professional Learning
    https://learningforward.org/standards 

    Washington State Fellows' Network
    http://www.k12.wa.us/Curriculuminstruct/Fellows.aspx