Support for students learning English as a second language

The Grant Wood Area Education Agency English Language Learners (ELL) Resource Team answers questions related to learning English as a second language. On-site observations and consultation, staff development or referrals to other resources will be provided when appropriate.

Iowa Department of Education - English Language Learners

Assessment Resources
Required Assessments
Assessment Resources

District Resources
District Resources.doc
Student Materials.doc

Links to Resources
ELL parent links.doc
Preschool links.doc
Professional links.doc

Professional Development
Cultural websites.doc
Teacher Links.doc

Student Activities

Student activities.doc

Transact Translated School Forms

Transact is free for all area school districts and includes parental notification and other documents in native languages.

Office of Civil Rights

- Dear Colleagues letter

English Language Proficiency Assessment

- ELPA21

Test Administration Training at AEA PD Online

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Teacher and Student Materials

Early Childhood

AEA Resources

Search the GWAEA Staff Distribution Center for resources. Recommendations for Materials
Additional materials are available for checkout from Grant Wood AEA’s ELL collection.


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AEA Resources


Access AEA resources to support English Language Learners through our Media Center Catalog using the following tips: