English Language Arts
The ESD 105 English Language Arts (ELA) team partners with local schools and/or districts to assist in implementing the Washington State Learning Standards for ELA and the Smarter Balanced Assessment System.
Our staff specializes in a variety of support services that can be customized to fit your needs such as, but not limited to:
- Coaching teachers, Professional Learning Communities, grade-level teams and/or district leaders through job-embedded support.
- Customizing formal professional development learning opportunities related to specific reading, writing, listening and/or speaking standards and topics.
- Hosting regional workshops on effective ELA instruction and assessment practices that provide educators an opportunity to network and build their own expertise.
- Facilitating ESD 105 ELA Fellows Convenings.
The ELA team is eager to collaborate with you and your district to develop coherent resources that promote success for all students!