english language Learners

Berrien RESA is the recipient of a Federal Title III Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Grant which supports a consortium currently made up of 10 districts throughout Berrien County. The Title III LEP Grant provides funding for a variety of materials and services related to English Language Learners (ELLs). This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Assistance with determinations for Special Education and collaboration with staff
  • Compliance for Title III funding
  • English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA)
  • Partnerships with area businesses to provide translation, interpretation, mentoring, and other support services
  • Professional development offerings
  • Special programs for parents and students
  • Support of districts and buildings with their English Language Learners (ELLs) programs and materials
  • Support for annual assessments
  • Support for OCR and NCLB compliance

contact information

English Language Acquisition Program Consultant: 
LaWanna Shelton:  269.471.7725 ext. 1274
lawanna.shelton@berrienresa.org 

 

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