• 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.


    Washington State Learning Standards (Common Core)

    OSPI English Language Arts Page

    OSPI English Language Arts Assessment Page

    ELA Menu of Best Practices

    Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program (WCAP)

    Smarter Balanced

    Closing the Opportunity Gap in Washington's Public Education System: 2017 Annual Report

    Standards for Professional Learning

    Washington State Fellows' Network