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English Learner Department
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Every COJUSD English learner will be prepared for college, career, and civic engagement through meaningful 21st century, high-quality instruction based on ELD standards from early childhood through grade 12 in order to demonstrate mastery of English as a second language. 
COJUSD EL Master Plan: currently being updated
Approximately 5.3 million public school students are English language learners.  We have approximately 38% English language learners in our district in Transitional Kindergarten through 12 Grade.
We are an ELRISE! Anchor District!
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Veronica Raigoza
Administrator of Dual Immersion & Biliteracy
(559) 528-4763 ext 1314
Karina Ramirez
EL Clerk
(559) 528-4763 ext 1413

ELD Standards & Framework
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English Language Proficiency Assesments for California
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Initial Assessments   -  (Aug 10 - Oct 20 for students enrolled on Aug 10) then Ongoing
New students identified by the Home Language survey who may be EL  - 30 days from enrollment
Summative Assessments  -  Feb 1, 2023-May 31, 2023
All active EL Students need to take the Summative Assessment each year.
School Site Schedules at a Glance
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Parent ELPAC Guide
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Click here for more Parent Resources
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Resources for Practice and Training Tests for Educators
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If you are a student, click here for practice and training tests.
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Connections Playlists, Instructional Resources & Formative Strategies (Overview)
ELPAC Summative PLDs (Summative Performance Level Descriptors)

Reclassification, Monitoring & Support

Reclassification Process
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Support & ILPs
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Currently being updated
Monitoring & Reclassification Tool
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ELD Best Practices & Tools

Designated ELD Schedules
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Currently being updated
Professional Development 
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Currently being updated
Lesson Plan Template
ELRISE Work- coming soon!
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COJUSD Best Practices
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