Skip to main content

Bilingual/ESL Services

Region 9 ESC Bilingual/ESL Department

Welcome to the Region 9 ESC Bilingual/ESL Department page. Please take a minute to look around. Handy and useful information will be found in the Quick Links at the bottom of the page. Announcements and important information will be shared here. 


Region 9 – Bilingual/ESL Services

Services provided to Title III funded districts include the following: professional development to teachers serving English learners, assistance in program guidelines and compliance, support of effective research-based activities and strategies that enhance or supplement language instruction, including parent, family, and community engagement activities. 


Title III, Part A

Title III, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), aims to ensure that English learners (ELs) and immigrant students attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English. Title III will also assist all English learners meet the same challenging State academic standards (TEKS) that all children are expected to meet.



Quick Links

Supporting English Learners in Texas

English Learner Program Implementation

TEA EL Page 

The Teaching Channel 


Colorin Colorado

Free Technology 4 Teachers 

Larry Ferlazzo’s Blog 

LPAC Framework

R9 LiveBinder (ESC92015)


Future Ready - Javier De Leon

Javier De Leon

Bilingual/ESL/Migrant Specialist


Raquel Oxford

Raquel Oxford
Bilingual/ESL/Migrant Specialist