Designed to provide support services, tutoring, enrichment activities and case management to families in transitional living situations. This department helps families meeting criteria for the McKinney-Vento Education, to ensure all students the right to an education regardless of their living situation.
The mission of the Food and Nutrition Services department (FNS) is to support the educational process and improve the health and well-being of every student by providing nutritious, wholesome, high-quality meals in a friendly, courteous manner.
The Arlington ISD Parent and Community Engagement department serves the AISD learning community by fostering relationships through engaging, educating and empowering the community to directly support student success.
The Newcomer Center provides students with a high quality education by rigorously focusing on the acceleration of academic skills, language acquisition, and acculturation in an effort to make them successful, not only at their home schools, but as empowered, responsible, and productive citizens in their communities.
Credit by examination - Arlington ISD offers an opportunity for recent immigrant students to earn foreign language credits by taking a language assessment. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Education: Arlington ISD Adult Education and Literacy offers free ESL and GED/HiSET Prep classes at various locations in Arlington. They also offer free job training. Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon, and evening. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/ArlingtonISDAdultEducationAndLiteracy/
Arlington Chamber of Commerce has a list of numbers and information helpful for people relocating to Arlington.
The library offers more than just books. Programs include ESL, Citizenship, and High School Equivalency classes among other services.
Texas Education Service Center Region 16 has a quarterly publication with parent resources. This resource is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, German, and Korean.
Immigrating Counseling Services, Inc. serves, educates, and assists the immigrant community in matters concerning immigration and education.
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) aims to strengthen the capacity of refugee-serving and mainstream organizations across the U.S. to empower and ensure the successful development of refugee children, youth, and their families.
A free online US citizenship test class to help refugees and immigrants prepare for the civics exam and become US citizens.
TCC offers free English classes throughout the year in several community locations. Call (817) 515-2988 for more information.
Texas Education Agency Resources
Supporting English Learners In Texas: The web portal designed to provide you and your family with information and resources.
Chapter 89: Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Learners.
ELPS: The English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS), outline English language proficiency level descriptors and student expectations for English language learners (ELLs).
Spanish Language Arts and Reading and English as a Second Language TEKS: New English and Spanish Language Arts and Reading TEKS Adopted by State Board of Education.
LPAC Resources: The resources on this page provide LPACs with the information they need to comply with state requirements as they monitor the progress and needs of ELs and make state assessment decisions.
Languages Other Than English: This page provides information about general curriculum laws and rules for languages other than English (LOTE) education.
Texas Gateway & ELPS Resources: Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide.
Colorin Colorado: Colorín Colorado is the premier national website serving educators and families of English language learners (ELLs) in Grades PreK-12.
ESC 11: ESC Region 11 provides professional development, technical assistance, and management of educational programs.
Instructional Materials: These glossaries may be downloaded, printed and disseminated to educators and parents.
TexQuest: TexQuest provides access to authoritative digital resources for educators, students, and students' immediate families in Texas K-12 public schools and open-enrollment charter schools.