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Conducting A Comprehensive Bilingual Evaluation
Zoom Webinar

This session will explore best practices regarding the special education bilingual full individual evaluation (FIE) process for English Learners, with an emphasis on Spanish-speaking students. The session will include information on topics such as:

  • Gain a brief historical perspective on the field of learning disability identification
  • Understand the benefits of using targeted, purposeful assessment practices
  • Second Language acquisition
  • Understand how to establish language proficiency
  • Determine the language in which the evaluation should be completed
  • How to utilize data from Dr. Samuel Ortiz's Culture-Language Interpretive Matrix (C-LIM)

Important Session Information:

This session will reference the Culture-Language Interpretive Matrix (C-LIM) Copyright © Ortiz, Flanagan, & Alfonso.  A free download of the C-LIM is available at St. Johns University:

This session will be presented via Zoom.  The Zoom link and any session materials will be emailed to participants the afternoon before and morning of the session. 

This is a live session. It will NOT be recorded. 

TSHA credit pending. 

ALTA credit pending.

Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Janeia Vorderkunz
Dr. Sarah Holman
Date Time Location
7/13/2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online Location

ESC Region 12 | 2101 West Loop 340 | Waco TX 76712 | 254-297-1212