Update on Policy and New Initiatives John Segota, CAE Associate Executive Director for Public Policy & Professional Relations TESOL International Association National Council of State Title III Directors Conference 15 October 20121 10/27/12
Budget & Appropriations• FY 2013 Budget – $732 Million for Title III • Congressional Action – S. 3295 – Labor/HHS/Ed – CR through March 2013 • Budget Control Act - Sequestration – $4 Billion for Dept. of Ed.
Other Legislation• S 1158 – English Learning & Innovation Act• DREAM Act S. 952 / H.R. 3842 – Deferred AcJon on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) • Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Skills Act (H.R. 1617)
Common Core State Standards• English Language Proﬁciency Development Framework• Understanding Language• Assessments – ASSET – ELPA 21
Professional Development• Online Courses & Webinars – Preparing for NCATE Review • TESOL Academies – St. Paul, MN – BalJmore, MD • NEW Professional Development Institutional Bundles
Publications & Resources • Briefs and papers • New Ways series • TESOL Resource Center • Professional Teaching Standards “Jtle3”
2013 TESOL International Convention• 20-23 March 2013, Dallas, Texas• K-12 Day – 20 March 2013• ELT Leadership Management Certiﬁcate Program• Common Core Standards• 35 PCIs
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