The BEAC position paper describes the factors leading to the current underperformance of ELLs, instructional practices, related research and a three-phase series of recommendations that have the potential to close the achievement gap.
Bilingual Education Advisory Committee
Migrant & Bilingual Education
The Bilingual Education Advisory Committee (BEAC) supports bilingual education and its related services through the Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program (RCW 28A.180) to help educators and families meet the unique needs of students whose primary language is other than English.
If you are interested in applying to be a member of the BEAC, please send a cover letter and current resume' to OSPI Migrant & Bilingual Education, BEAC Liaison, PO Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200 or email it to Jolynn Engellant. Applications received by May 1st will be considered for membership openings for the following academic year.
December 13, 2019
Washington Education Association (WEA) Building
32032 Weyerhaeuser Way S. Federal Way
February 6, 2020
Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Ave S. Burien
Feb.6 online Zoom Meeting
May 15, 2020
8:30am - 4:00pm
Location to be determined