OELAS
Office of English Language Acquisition Services
ELL
English Language Learner
AZELLA
Arizona English Language Learner Assessment
ELP
English Language Proficiency
SEI
Structured English Immersion
ELD
English Language Development
PELL
Practitioners of English Language Learning
ILLP
Individual Language Learner Plan
SAIS
Student Accountability Information System
LEA
Local Educational Agencies
AMAO
Annual Measurement Achievement Objectives
ADE
Arizona Department of Education
GME
Grants Management Enterprise
Title III
Federal money for education
EDGAR
Education Department General Administrative Regulations
Immigrant Student
3-21 years; not born in a state; not attended school in state for more than 3 years
AYP
Adequate Yearly Progress
FEP
Fluent English Proficient
IEP
Individualize Education Program
Task Force
Group that designs programs to be used in educating ELLs
Hour
class period, not necessarily 60 minutes
Discrete Skills Inventory
Set of standards required to learn/teach
PHLOTE
Primary Home Language Other Than English
Proficiency Level
How well a student knows English
SEI classroom
All students are learning English as determined by the AZELLA
Phonology
Pronunciation
Morphology
Structure and form of words
Semantics
Context
Syntax
Word order
Lexicon
Vocabulary