English Learner (EL) Services & Program Supports

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About Us

IU5 offers a regional consortium of English Learner (EL) services and English Language Development (ELD) program supports. Contact us for more information on how IU5 can support your programs.



  • Administrative ELD Coordinator Collaboration
  • Assessment of English Language Proficiency
  • ELD Curricular Alignment and Program Consultation
  • ELD Instruction
  • Guidance with Reclassification
  • Itinerant English as a Second Language Program Specialists
  • Professional Development for Local Educating Agency Staff/Teams
  • Professional Resources
  • Referrals/Intake
  • Screening for Eligibility
  • Staff Development
  • Staff Supervision
  • Teacher/Team Consultation


Partner With Us

We can help!

  • IU5 employs multiple English as a Second Language Program Specialists that deliver specialized instruction.
  • IU5 itinerant teachers support ELD programs throughout the IU5 and neighboring regions.
  • IU5 offers ELD program consultation and professional development for supporting English Learners.


Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth (AEDY)

IU5 offers contracts for AEDY sites in supporting program students who are also English Learners. Contact us for support.


English Language Development (ELD) Coordinator Connections

Join our ELD Coordinator’s group for professional support! We meet quarterly using a virtual platform. Our TEAMS repository organizes PDE communications, regional connections, and other important information for supporting ELD programs. Contact us for more information on joining this group: esl@iu5.org.


Family Resources


Federal & State Guidelines and Data Links


Pennsylvania EL Teacher Certification FAQ


Teacher Connections

Find more teacher resources at the following links:

Contact Us

Connect with IU5 Federal-State Programs if you have any EL/ELD program questions or need assistance.

Email: esl@iu5.org
Phone: 1 (800) 677-5610 ext. 8419 or 8484