What’s New


Each tab below highlights new information that has been added to the various sections of the portal.

TExES English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental #154 Preparation Manual - This manual is intended to equip Texas educators who desire to increase capacity in their districts and to enhance their existing ESL programs beyond minimum state requirements.

Visit the updated LPAC Framework Modules and new site: https://www.txel.org/lpac/.

English Learner Support Division Meetings

  • Log in for updates and engage with TEA English Learner Support Team.  Click here for dates and links to meeting materials.

2019-2020 English Learner Reclassification Assessment Deadline Extended

If you have any questions, please contact the English Learner Support Division at Englishlearnersupport@tea.texas.gov

November 16, 2020

Last day to test any students for Reclassification Purposes (onsite and/or remotely)

November 20, 2020

All local scoring (Educator Scoring) completed by the LEA

November 27, 2020

All DRC Scoring complete

December 4, 2020

All On Demand Reports downloaded by the LEA

All Student Data Files downloaded (as applicable) by the LEA

Starting December 1, 2020

DRC to invoice for DRC Scoring Services (RECLASS accounts only as applicable)

December 18, 2020

DRC to deactivate all DRC INISGHT RECLASS accounts

New Correspondence from TEA for Leaders:

To the Administrator Addressed correspondence regarding the Summer School Program for English Learners in Kindergarten and First Grade Reimbursements was released on November 5, 2020
To the Administrator Addressed correspondence regarding the 2020-2021 Bilingual Education Exception and ESL Waiver application was released on October 1, 2020.
Check out the Staffing page under Leaders for updated videos and resources for Bilingual Education Exception and ESL Waivers. 


Internet Providers: Keeping Families Connected
The tabs below provide important updates and guidance.

English Learner Support and Guidance Resources

The TEA English Learner Support Division has developed the following resources:

Fact Sheets

Support and guidance provided by TEA

  • TEA is closely monitoring the novel Coronavirus outbreak. Please click below for important updates and guidance.
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance

  • TEA is working closely with local partners to help students gain access to breakfast and lunch during the quarantine. Please click the link below for meal locations near you.
    Texas School Meal Finder

  • TEA has created a list of resources and FAQs to create general guidance for special populations. Please click on the link for resources.
    Special Populations Guidance
  • TEA has provided access to region specific guidance and resources to support instructional continuity in schools. Please click on the link for resources. COVID-19 Resources by Region

Preparing to get ESL certified?

Register for our new, free ESL Certification Training online course at www.txeslprep.org! Check out this video and flyer for more information.

This course accompanies our TExES English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental #154 Preparation Manual. These resources are intended to equip Texas educators who desire to increase capacity in their districts and to enhance their existing ESL programs beyond minimum state requirements.