The MISD Bilingual/EL education program provides bilingual instructional assistants who help limited English proficient (LEP)/English Language Learner (ELL) students to learn English and to achieve competency in English language and reading skills, enabling them to have equal access to education in a classroom where only English is spoken.
Information about services offered through the MISD Bilingual/ESL Education Program and eligibility requirements
- State Board of Education Approved HOME LANGUAGE SURVEYS
- Teacher Referral Form for Student Participation in MISD Bilingual Education Program
- Parent Refusal of Bilingual Program
- Request for MISD Bilingual Interpreter Services Forms
- Tutor's Performance Evaluation Form
- Tutor/teacher Communication Form
- Request for Approval (from Tutor to Teacher)
- Anectdotal Record
- Inactive Student
Information on Elementary Level Materials, Junior & Senior High Levels, Teacher Handbook, Implications for Brain Based Learning, What if They Don't Speak English?, My English Book, Special Education Related to English Language Learners, Peer Review of ESL Articles, and Additional Resources on the Web.
This link has information on program descriptions, annual reports, allocations for section 41 - Bilingual, Title III, and Refugee Children School Impact Grant. There are also resource materials such as: State Manual to Assist Districts in Their Work With EL Students (Policy), Calendar of Important Dates, Invitation to Parents to Attend OELA's, OELA's Third Annual Celebrate Our Rising Stars Summit, and Home Language Survey - English.
Information on Teacher Resources and Classroom Strategies.
ELLs and Special Education: Assessing the Instructional Program Before Assessing a Child for Special Education
Title III Program Evaluation: Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is responsible for monitoring all ELL/Immigrant program performance under the NO Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). This is a document of MISD Bilingual Education Program's Title III Evaluation checklist.
Informational Document About MISD Bilingual Education Program For Parents.
A Tool for Modifying the Michigan Merit Curriculum
This document provides information of the subject area credit requirements for high school students to graduate. Additionally, it provides the personal curriculum modifications that the districts can utilize.
Bilingual Employment Opportunities:
If you are bilingual and are interested in joining our team, please contact (586) 228-3481.