English Language Development

Are you registered for the 2024 Growing Success for MLs Summer Conference?

Make your plans now! Join experts from across the state and the Department of Public Instruction for the ML/Title III Growing Success for MLs Summer Conference. This year's conference, themed "Unlocking the Power of Multilingual Learners for Academic Success," promises to be an inspiring and transformative experience.  Register now!

About the NCDPI ML/Title III Team

The NCDPI ML/Title III Team is dedicated to growing the success of multilingual learners (MLs) by sustaining statewide implementation of the ELD Standards, ensuring program compliance, and coordinating efforts, resources, and professional learning to build stakeholder capacity.

The work of the NCDPI ML/Title III Team includes:

  • ML Identification, Data Collection, and Reporting
    • providing guidance for the EL headcount and Immigrant headcount data collection and reporting; 
    • cross-collaborating with the Office of Accountability and Testing to support school districts during ACCESS testing and the EL subgroup data analysis.
  • Program Quality
    • providing leadership for the development, enhancement, assessment, and maintenance of standards implementation at the K-12 level with special emphasis on English language development;
    • coordinating professional learning opportunities for all teachers and school administrators to raise performance outcomes in all content areas for students identified as MLs.
  • Program Compliance
    • cross-collaborating with the Office of Federal Programs Monitoring to assist school districts during the consolidated monitoring process;
    • cross-collaborating with the Office of Charter Schools to assist school districts during the Performance Framework process;
    • developing appropriate resources and providing technical assistance and training to local directors and others involved in the design and implementation of their basic and supplemental language instruction educational program (LIEP).

Contact the NCDPI ML/Title III Team for more information or to request support for your PSU.

The NCDPI ML/Title III Team

Stacy Daniel, Ed.D.
Section Chief for ELA & Languages
(984) 236-2829

Ivanna Mann Thrower Anderson
ML/Title III Consultant (Program Quality - West)
(984) 236-2828

Marshall Foster
ML/Title III Consultant (Program Compliance)
(984) 236-3790

Silvia McDonald
ML/Title III Consultant (Program Quality - East)

Susan Walz
ML/Title III Consultant (Data Collection, Reporting, and PowerSchool)
(984) 236-2847

Information and Resources

For more information about the work of the NCDPI ML/Title III Team and to browse ELD resources, visit our subpages below or on the side-rail: