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MLE Educator Resources


Meeting The Needs Of ELL Students

  • Who are the students learning English in my school/classes?
  • Understanding English Learners' Needs

Supporting ELL Parents

  • Parent Engagement and Outreach 

  • Interpretation and Translation Request

ELD Programs and Services

  • ECS ELL Programs and Services 

  • Classroom Accommodations & Equitable Access to content and curriculum

Assessment & Data

  • ACCESS Testing Resources

  • Language Development Monitoring

  • Redesignation Resources

EL PD for license renewal

Teachers can satisfy the 45 clock/contact hours or three semester hours in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Education requirement with:

  • Individual PD Verification- using the matrix on CDE’s website
  • Coursework- CMC and other education preparation programs 
  • Pre Approved program (CDE website) 
  • Work Experience- up to 10 clock hours

EL PD must address four Quality Standards, with a total of eight elements which relate to education of ELLs. All elements must be addressed, but there is no minimum hour requirement per element. EL PD counts towards meeting the 90 clock hour for license renewal.

Learn more:

CDE - License renewal Professional Learning requirements

CDE - EL PD Requirement 

ECS EL PD offerings