WV Connections - West Virginia ESL, LEP,  Title III Supporting English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, cultural exchanges and multicultural education in West Virginia. WV Connections
WV Department of Education
1900 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston, WV 25305
Tel. 304-558-0200
Fax. 304-558-6268
Email: dray@access.k12.wv.us

Resources for Parents

Parent Involvement Mini-Grant Application (Word)

Supporting Early Literacy in Natural Environments Activities
for Caregivers and Young Children in English and Spanish
Table of Contents Table of Contents
Level 1 Activities Level 1 Activities
Level 2 Activities Level 2 Activities
Level 3 Activities Level 3 Activities
Self Evaluation Self Evaluation

If Your Child (pub cover) IF YOUR CHILD LEARNS IN TWO LANGUAGES: A parent's guide for improving educational opportunities for children acquiring English as a second language. 

Nancy Zelasko and Beth Antunez

Available only in PDF format. Free Adobe Acrobat Reader required.

* Translation courtesy of the School District of Philadelphia

** Translation courtesy of Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

*** Translated By: GUSD Intercultural Department –AB / IH.

Involving Immigrant and Refugee Families in Their Children's Schools: Barriers, Challenges, and Successful Strategies is a report provided by the Adult Learner Resource Center in Illinois (Adobe).

Parent Notification for ESL Eligibility (Sample Letter)

The WV Department of Education launches Parent Resource Centers (link)

The US Department of Education Parent Website Launched

On April 7, 2004, Secretary Paige shared a special "Kick Off" presentation of information designed to assist parents and educators to better understand and work with parental rights and opportunities under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The Kick Off event included a special media presentation outlining Parental Rights, including printable copies of the rights available in both English and Spanish. Other languages will be available in the future. http://www.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml?src=pn