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Contracted Services

The Region 6 Bilingual ESL Contracted Fee Service provides a comprehensive range of assistance and professional development designed to support LEAs in the administration and implementation of Bilingual and ESL Programs that meet state and local program requirements. Service focus on the support of instructional practices to enhance biliteracy, as well as linguistically accommodate content for Emergent Bilingual/English Learners (EB/EL) aligned to required components for program compliance in all state-supported program models: Services include, but are not limited to:

Technical Assistance for program leaders in:

  • Director meetings and ongoing electronic correspondence/newsletters with bilingual and ESL information, updates, clarifications and/or guidance.
  • Accountability and performance measures pertinent to Emergent Bilinguals/English Learners
  • Bilingual and ESL program development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Completion and submission of bilingual exceptions and or ESL waivers and/ or ESL waivers and assistance with a comprehensive plan of staff development
  • All components of program compliance
  • Resources to align with bilingual and ESL program requirements
  • Data analysis and disaggregation for program effectiveness and student achievement
  • The allowable use of state Bilingual Education Allotment funds

Regional training opportunities in the areas of:

  • LPAC identification, progress monitoring, reclassification, and ARD & LPAC collaboration
  • LPAC decision-making, designated supports for STAAR and TELPAS
  • Program leadership development
  • Bilingual and ESL instructional strategies for classrooms with Emergent Bilingual /English Learners
  • Basic overview and implementation of the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS)
  • Preparation sessions for teachers seeking supplemental Bilingual or ESL certification
  • An annual Regional Bilingual ESL Conference