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Bilingual Education


This site will provide you with information on curriculum, assessment, rules, etc. We welcome any suggestions you may have that will improve this site for individuals working to provide high quality programs for limited English proficient students. Join our mailing list and receive updates.


English Language Learners (ELL) Web Portal
The goal of the Texas English Language Learners Web Portal is to provide resources, tools, and training materials that are designed to support educators that serve the English language learners.

Related Links

Chapter 89. Adaptations for Special Populations Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Language Learners (PDF, 202 KB)

ELA/Reading/SLA/Reading Support Site

English Language Proficiency Standards (outside source)

Framework Manual for the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) Process (outside source)

State Assessments for English Language Learners  

TEC §29.051 - 29.064 

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)  


2013-2014 List of Approved Tests for the Assessment of LEP Students (PDF, 410 KB)

2013-2014 English Proficiency Exit Criteria Chart (PDF, 99 KB)   

2013 Required Summer School Program 

Limited English Proficient Decision Chart (PDF, 142 KB)

Process for Exiting LEP Students Receiving Special Education Services from Bilingual/ESL Programs (PDF, 49 KB)  


Susie Coultress
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581 

Roberto Manzo
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581

ESC Contacts

Curriculum Division
(512) 463-9581

Page last modified on 8/15/2013 08:31:29 AM.