RESOURCES

General Information

ALTELLA Project Flyer (PDF)

ForwardED: Speaking Up for Special Students, ALTELLA Advocates for ELLs with Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

ICQ Recruitment Flyer (archived, 6/8/2018, PDF)


ALTELLA Reports

Characteristics of English Learners with Significant Cognitive Disabilities: Findings from the Individual Characteristics Questionnaire (PDF)

Classroom Perspectives on English Learners With Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

Developing a Request for Proposals for an Alternate Assessment of English Language Proficiency (PDF)

Developing Item Templates for Alternate Assessments of English Language Proficiency (PDF)

Standards Prioritization Process Evaluation (PDF)


ALTELLA Briefs  

ALTELLA Brief No. 1: Establishing a Definition of English Learners With Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

ALTELLA Brief No. 2: Considerations for Educators Serving English Learners With Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

ALTELLA Brief No. 3: Nonverbal Communication in Diverse Classrooms: Intercultural Competence Considerations for Supporting English Learners with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

ALTELLA Brief No. 4: Individualized Education Programs for English Learners With Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

ALTELLA Brief No. 5: A Framework for Understanding English Learners With Disabilities: Triple the Work (PDF)

ALTELLA Brief No. 6: Case Examples of English Learners With Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

ALTELLA Brief No. 7: The Role of Language and Communication in the Education of English Learners With Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)

ALTELLA Brief No. 8: Talking Points for State Leaders: Alternate English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments (PDF)


Tools

ALTELLA Classroom Observation Protocol (PDF)

ALTELLA Teacher Interview Protocol (PDF)

Request for Proposal Development Toolkit for Procuring Assessment developed by the Center for Assessment


Conference Presentations

Characteristics of English Learners with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (PDF)
(Annual Midwest Association of Language Testers Conference, Madison, WI, September 22, 2018)

Preliminary Findings of the Alternate English Language Learning Assessment Project (PDF)
(WIDA Board Meeting, Madison, WI, June 4, 2018)

Meeting ESSA Regulation Requirements and Supporting Students on Alternate English Language Proficiency Assessments (PDF)
(NCSA, San Diego, Wednesday, June 27, 2018)

What Do We Know about Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities Who Are English Learners? (PDF)
(NCSA, San Diego, Thursday, June 28, 2018)

Implementing ESSA for English Learners with Significant Cognitive Disabilities: Lessons We Are Learning from ALTELLA (PDF)
(NCSA, San Diego, Thursday, June 28, 2018)


Videos

Miguel & Cha Kai



Resources will be posted as they are completed.