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OELA: Office of English Language Acquisition
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Programs and Initiatives

Office of English Learners (OEL)

The OEL has lead responsibility for English learner activities and English Language Acquisition State Grants – Title III, Part A programs and activities that will strengthen and enhance the work of the office and others in supporting and addressing services to EL students. The office will accomplish this mission by overseeing and drawing together critical office and Department requirements under Title III, Part A of the ESEA including strategic planning, Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) requirements and Performance Indicators for Title III under the Planning and Performance Management Database (PPMD), the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA), and other appropriate resources. The office will work to link resources and information, promote, and enhance the involvement of families in the educational process, and support and undertake special initiatives to coordinate, strengthen and unify services to ELs across the office, the Department, with SEAs, LEAs and other EL service providers.

Office of Multilingual Initiatives (OMI)

The Office of Multilingual Initiatives is responsible for the administration of all the agency multilingual initiatives, the National Professional Development Program, special initiatives to support multilingualism, and the Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program. OMI will also be responsible for its own GPRA requirements and Performance Indicators.


Funding Updates

US Department of Education Grants Forecast This document lists programs and competitions which the Department expects to invite applications for new awards and provides actual or estimated deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs.

Federal Register This directory contains documents published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Education.

Last Modified: 02/29/2024