School District of Janesville ELL

English Language Learners Program

527 South Franklin St. Janesville, WI 53548 (608)743-5000

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Commonly Used Acronyms
ACCESS for ELLs Accessing Comprehension and Communications in English State to Sate
AMAOs Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives
AYP Annual Yearly Progress
BICS Basic interpersonal Communication Skills ("social" language)
CALP Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency ("adademic" language)
C1, C2 First (Native) Culture, Second (here, American) Culture
ELL English Language Learner
ELP English Language Proficiency
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESL English as a Second Language
ISES Individual Student Enrollment System
L1, L2 First (Native) Language, Second (here, English) Language
LEA Local Educational Agency (School District)
LEP Limited-English Proficient
NCLB No Child Left Behind
OELA Office for English Language Acquisition
SEA State Eduational Agency (DPI)
WAA for ELLs Wisconsin Alternate Assessmetn for ELLs
WAMS Web Access Management System
WIDA Wisconsin-Delaware-Arkansas - oringal states in consortium
WKCE Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam
WSLS/WSN Wisconsin Student Number Locator System / Wisconsin Stuent Number
Compiled by Tolu Sanabria, Department of Public Instruction

Commonly Used Terms
How some terms are being used in the Bilingual/ESL Education Program

Students - when we refer to students, we use...
ELL: English Language Learner
LEP: Limited-English Proficient

Programs - when we refer to programs, we use...
Bilingual: Uses both L1 and L2
ESL: English as a Second Language

ELD: English Language Development