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English Language Development

English Language Development


Our Mission

The Oakland Schools English Language Development (ELD) team is deeply committed to ensuring that English Learners are fully engaged in, and benefit from, a comprehensive twenty-first-century education. Our team collaborates with Oakland county LEAs and PSAs to prepare graduates with the linguistic, cultural, social-emotional and academic competencies required for college, career, and civic participation in a diverse and multilingual world. We are dedicated to ensuring every student receives the support and resources necessary for success in an inclusive and equitable educational environment. The Oakland Schools ELD team advocates for proficiency in multiple languages while honoring the unique strengths, needs, and identities of multilingual learners.



Services We Provide

Grounded in best practices and ongoing research, the Oakland Schools ELD team provides:

  • Professional learning
  • Consultation
  • Resource development
  • Technical assistance


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Meet Our Team

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Upcoming Events

Oakland Schools designs and facilitates meetings and professional learning specifically for educators of English Learners.
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Strategies for Newcomers and Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education on August 13, 2024

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