English Language Arts — Menu of Best Practices & Strategies for Grades K-12
Learning Assistance Program: ELA Expert Panel
The cross-disciplinary panel reflects a wide range of experience and
professional expertise within the K-20 environment. The state Legislature
has charged the panel to “assist in the development of a menu of best
practices and strategies that will provide guidance to districts as they
work to impact student ELA academic achievement.”
Chapter 28A.655.235 RCW and WAC 392-162
February 21, 2014 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. │ Webinar Agenda
March 5 & 6, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Agenda
April 18, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Agenda
May 13 & 14, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Agenda
June 17 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This document describes the work plan of the expert panel for English Language Arts (ELA). On page 1, there is a graphic that shows how the group will organize its areas of focus. The panel will meet as a group five times: two sessions will be face-to-face, three will take place online as webinars. This document also presents a broad outline of each session.
Working Documents, Presentations & Research
Find materials under review by the ELA panel.
Session 1 │ Session 2 │ Session 3 │ Session 4 | Session 5
Session 1 — Orientation — Friday, February 21, 2014
Session 2 — Tutoring & Extended Learning Time — March 5 & 6, 2014
Session 3 — Professional Development & Family Involvement — April 18, 2014
Session 4 — Consultant Teachers, Community Outreach, Special Assistance for 8th/11th/12th Graders, Innovative, Emerging or Promising Practices — May 13 & 14
Session 5 — Comprehensive Review of Best Practices. Identify Areas of Consensus, and Where No Consensus Exists, Clarify Majority/Minority Opinions — June 17
Research Under Review