Bilingual Education and World Languages

Schools that plan to reopen using in-person or hybrid instruction must complete the ELL identification process within 30 school days of the start of the school year for all students who enrolled during COVID-19 school closures in 2019-20, as well as all students who enroll during summer of 2020 and during the first 20 school days of the 2020-21 school year. After this 20-day flexibility period, identification of ELLs must resume for all students within required 10 school days of initial enrollment. Tech Valley High School will follow these State Education Department Guidelines.

Tech Valley High School will follow the required instructional units of study to all ELLs should be provided based on their most recently measured English language proficiency level during in-person or hybrid instruction. This instruction will be contracted with Capital Region BOCES through their ELL itinerant services.

Tech Valley High School will maintain regular communication and engagement with parents/guardians of English-language learners by them visiting the Communication/Family and Community Engagement section of our reopening plan.