New Hampshire is a member of the WIDA Consortium. In 2004, the New Hampshire State Board of Education adopted the WIDA English language proficiency standards. The WIDA standards provide educators of ELLs with a curriculum and assessment planning tool for content area objectives.
With funding from a UNH professional development grant, New Hampshire ESOL and mainstream teachers have worked for the last three years on aligning the English Language Proficiency Standards with New Hampshire’s Content Standards. Under the direction of Dr. Suzanne Irujo, this professional learning community has completed the alignment of standards for high school and middle school. In the coming year, the group will revise and finalize a draft alignment document for the elementary level.
To review the alignment of standards for high school, click on the following links:
The following links connect to the alignment of standards for middle school:
The following links connect to the alignment of standards for elementary grades:
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