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Plano ISD MULTILINGUAL DEPARTMENT Administration Building 2700 W. 15th Street Plano, Texas 75075-7543 Office 469-752-8213 Fax 469-752-8224 Shiloh Center 3540 E. 14th Street Plano, Texas 75074-7012 Office 469-752-8874 Fax 469-752-8814 DISTRICT LEADERSHIP TEAM Ronnie Cantu Director of Multilingual Services 469-752-8223 Ronnie.Cantu@...


About Our Department Quick View

Philosophy The Plano ISD Bilingual/ESL program is committed to educational excellence and continuous achievement for all English language learners by embracing bilingualism and biculturalism as valued resources. Bilingual instruction shall utilize the student’s native language as a foundation for teaching academic content that reflects the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and highe...


Language Assessment Center Quick View

Location Shiloh Center 3540 E. 14th Street Plano, TX 75074 (map) Must bring a copy of the completed Home Language Survey/BE01 (given by the school) General Information In order to provide the proper instruction to our English Language Learners, we must test their listening and speaking skills in English using the IPT language assessment. The administration of the test takes thirty minu...


Identification/Program Entry/Testing Procedures Quick View

An LPAC should follow Texas requirements and have student identification and placement occur within the first 4 weeks (20 days) of student enrollment Upon initial enrollment all students must have a Home Language Survey (HLS) completed in their permanent record (only one: the original). The HLS shall be administered to each student new to the district, and to students previously enrolled who ...


LEP Student Information Quick View

Identification of LEP Students Identification/Program Entry/Testing Procedures English Proficiency Entry Criteria Chart Limited English Proficient Decision Chart [Bilingual/ESL Program Feeder] PISD Feeder System Bilingual Education Program (English/Black & White) Bilingual Education Program (Spanish/Black & White) ESL Program (English/Black & White) ESL Program (Spanish...