Training Modules

Virtual Institute for Administrators: Key Decisions Related to English Learners with Disabilities

Chapter 1: Students with Disabilities Who May Be Identified As English Learners
Date: 8/31/2022

Chapter 2: Supports for English Learners within the Multi-Tiered System of Supports Framework
Date: 9/14/2022

Chapter 3: Special Education Referral Process for English Learners
Date: 9/28/2022

Chapter 4: Assessment of English Learners for Identification as Students with Disabilities
Date: 10/5/2022

Chapter 5: Developing an Individualized Education Program for English Learners
Date: 10/26/2022

Chapter 6: Educational Programming: Access and Equity For English Learners with Disabilities
Date: 11/9/2022

Chapter 7: Teaching and Learning to Meet Student Needs - Part 1
Date: 11/16/2022

Chapter 7: Teaching and Learning to Meet Student Needs - Part 2
Date: 12/7/2022

Chapter 8: Exiting English Learners from Special Education Status
Date: 1/10/2023


CA Practitioners' Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities: Overview of Sections 1 - 5

Identification of English Learners, MTSS, and Pre-Referral Interventions - Section 1 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 9/26/2022

Identification of English Learners, MTSS, and Pre-Referral Interventions - Section 1 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 10/6/2021

Pre-Referral and Referral, Assessment, and IEP Processes - Section 2 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 2/18/2022

Educational Programs and Instructional Strategies - Section 3 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 3/9/2022

Proposing Exit from Special Education Services - Section 4 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 4/6/2022

Reclassification from English Learner Status - Section 5 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 5/24/2022


Section 1: Identification of English Learners, Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), and Pre-Referral Interventions

Identification of English Learners, MTSS, and Pre-Referral Interventions - Section 1 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 9/26/2022

Identification of English Learners, MTSS, and Pre-Referral Interventions - Section 1 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 10/6/2021

Meeting the Needs of English Learners with Moderate & Severe Disabilities
Date: 11/30/2021

State SELPA Alternate ELPAC Updates
Date: 9/30/2021

Universal Design for Learning for English Learners with Disabilities; Making Remote Learning Accessible
Date: 9/22/2020


Section 2: Pre-Referral and Referral, Assessment, and IEP Processes

English Learner Initial Referral to Special Education and Decision-Making Process
Date: 12/5/2022

Pre-Referral and Referral, Assessment, and IEP Processes - Section 2 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 2/18/2022

Evaluation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations: A nondiscriminatory assessment framework for all practitioners
Date: 9/16/2021

Improving Outcomes for English Learners: Pre-referral and Referral, Assessment, and IEP Processes for English Learners who May be eligible for Special Education
Date: 3/2/2020

Culture-Language Interpretive Matrix (C-LIM)
Date: 5/29/2019


Section 3: Education Programs and Instructional Strategies

Educational Programs and Instructional Strategies - Section 3 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 3/9/2022

Writing Linguistically Appropriate Goals and Objectives for ELs with Disabilities

Date: 3/28/2022

Universal Design for Learning for English Learners with Disabilities; Making Remote Learning Accessible
Date: 9/22/2020

Enhancing Instruction with CAASPP Use of Accessibility Tools in the Classroom
Date: 11/14/2019

Literacy Development & Students with Disabilities who are English Learners (SWD-ELs)
Date: 9/19/2019


Section 4: Proposing Exit from Special Education Services

Proposing Exit from Special Education Services - Section 4 of the Practitioners' Guide

Date: 4/6/2022


Section 5: Reclassification from English Learner Status

Reclassification from English Learner Status - Section 5 of the Practitioners' Guide
Date: 5/24/2022


Distance Learning


CA Practitioners' Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities: General Overview

An Introduction to the CDE California Practitioners Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities
Date: 02/10/2021

An Introduction to the CA Practitioners Guides- A Focus on Chapters 1 & 3
Date: 5/18/2020

An Introduction to the California Practitioners Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities
Date: 12/11/2019

Meeting the Needs of English Learners & English Learners with Disabilities
Date: 11/19/2019


Working Effectively with English Learners: A Focus on Understanding Dyslexia and Pre-referral Interventions: Dr. Karina Quezada 3 – Day Series

Day 1 – Understanding dyslexia and its manifestation in the classroom
Date: 9/15/2022

Day 2 – Participants will explore the pre-referral process and effective interventions for students learning English who are struggling with reading
Date: 10/6/2022

Day 3 - Participants will develop an understanding of the linguistically appropriate assessment process for students suspected of having dyslexia
Date: 11/3/2022