We are sharing the following news from the Office of State Assessment:
Determining the English Language Proficiency Level for an English Language Learner/Multilingual Learner (ELL/MLL) on the NYSESLAT (attachment)
Please find attached a copy of the memorandum titled, NYSESLAT—Determining the English Language Proficiency Level for an English Language Learner/Multilingual Learner (ELL/MLL), which is also posted at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/nyseslat/
This memorandum provides the scale score ranges for the 2019 New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT), along with guidance and information concerning the interpretation of the scale scores.
Questions about determining any ELLs/MLLs level of English language proficiency may be directed to the Office of State Assessment at (518) 474-5902 or email@example.com.
Questions regarding bilingual/English as a new language services may be directed to the Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 518‑474‑8775.
If your school has not received students’ NYSESLAT score data, please contact the Regional Information Center (RIC) or Large-City Scanning Center, as applicable. Questions concerning score data may also be directed to the Office of Information and Reporting Services at 518‑474‑7965.
If you have questions, please reach out to the HV RBERN at 914-345-8500 x 3158.
You may be interested in participating in our workshop "Using NYSESLAT Data to Plan for Instruction - at Southern Westchester BOCES". This workshop is also offered at other regional locations. Please see our website hudsonvalleyrbern.org for more information.