Madison High School supports effective programs for English Learners (ELs). Our EL program provides direct student services and supports to accelerate the language and academic development of English learners as outlined below:
o Teaching and supporting implementation of instructional programs for English Learners including SEI, MEC, and an ESL 1-6 classroom.
o Administering CELDT (California English Language Development Test) and other Language Assessments
o Supporting implementation of English Language Development instruction (ELD), QTEL and SDAIE strategies in content areas to access Core Curriculum
o Providing support for EL State and Federal compliance requirements, and procedures.
o Assisting with English Learner program articulation and placement.
o Delivering and monitoring professional development for English Learners.
o Monitoring students’ progress and reclassifying students as RFEP (Reclassified Fluent English Proficient)
The English Learner department also coordinates and provides assistance to parent committees, including our school site-based English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) and the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC). We have an active ELAC committee and encourage parents to be involved.