To MIP or Not to MIP? Using the Multiple Indicator Protocol for EL Identification and Reclassification - Session 1


Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 9/5/2023 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 9/4/2023 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Audrey Lesondak
Agency Assistant: Kayla Barr 262-473-1473
Location: Zoom Link
Facility: Web Link
9/7/2023 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Price: $90.00

Session 1: MIP process and MIP for Identification and Misidentification Processes.

Description: To MIP or Not to MIP: Using the Multiple Indicator Protocol for EL Identification and Reclassification
In Wisconsin, the Multiple Indicator Protocol (MIP) may be used to support the identification or reclassification of students as English Learners (ELs) or Former ELs in specific circumstances such as when an English Learner student reaches an overall composite score of 4.5-4.9 or upon enrollment. Participants will learn the ins and outs of the MIP process and the research that supports it. Through the use of case studies and hands-on activities, participants understand how to evaluate student work across the language domains of reading, writing, speaking and listening.

This is session one of a two-part series, with Session 2 covering MIP process and MIP for reclassification. Registration is available here and is a separate fee.


Cost: $90 for Session 1

Presenter: Audrey Lesondak


About the Presenter: 

Audrey Lesondak enthusiastically rejoins CESA 2 as Senior Director in the Language and Culture Center of Excellence. Audrey served for eight years as a consultant at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). Her work focused on designing and implementing policy, guidance, and practices to support multilingual learners. Specific endeavors include co-creating the EL Policy Handbook, developing Wisconsin's ESEA Title III plan, administering the ACCESS for ELLs assessment and data systems, managing bilingual and EL formula and discretionary grant programs, and supporting the WIDA English language development standards initiatives. Audrey’s commitment is to create positive, just, and inclusive learning opportunities for multilingual learners and their families.



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