ENL Documents and Resources

Important documents and resources

Follow the links below for useful resources and information.

Bilingual Glossaries


Center for Applied Linguistics

CAL conducts projects and offers a variety of research-based resources related to the education of English-language learners in a variety of settings, including prekindergarten-Grade 12 and Adult Education. CAL researchers developed and researched the widely used SIOP model of sheltered content instruction using ESL methodology.


Colorin Colorado

Site for parents and educators of English-language learners. The site includes numerous resources on a wide variety of topics related to ELL education.



An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,909 known living languages.


Everything ESL

Website created by Judie Haynes, an ESL teacher from New Jersey, with tons of resources, content-based lesson plans, advice, and ideas for K-12 ESL teachers.


New York State Education Commissioner's Amended Regulations Part 154

Ensuring Equal Educational Opportunities for English-Language Learners

New York State Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages


New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Language (TESOL)

NYS TESOL is an association of professionals concerned with the education of English language learners at all levels of public and private education in New York State. Our interests include classroom practices, research, program and curriculum development, employment, funding, and legislation.


Refugees 101


Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Resources


Teachers' Domain

Teachers' Domain is a free digital media service for educational use from public broadcasting and its partners. You’ll find thousands of media resources, support materials and tools for classroom lessons, inpidualized learning programs and teacher professional learning communities.


Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

A global association of teachers of English to speakers of other languages.


The Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) newsletter