EL Future Ready PA Index and Growth to Target Reports

November 7, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Participants will be able to access the Future Ready PA Index; understand how the EL indicator in the FRI is calculated; understand what the EL indicator means for their school; understand how the EL indicator fits in to the overall state accountability system under the state’s approved consolidated ESSA plan.


This webinar is designed for teacher leaders, principals, and ELD Coordinators.


Headshot of Bob MeaselBob Measel, Title III Director and Bilingual Education Adviser, Pennsylvania Department of Education
As the Title III Director and a Bilingual Education Advisor in the Bureau of Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction, Bob is responsible for developing and monitoring the implementation of state and federal policy, accountability systems, and professional development plans as well as supporting schools, districts, and teachers working with ELs. He has worked as a state education agency representative at the Pennsylvania Department of Education, The Rhode Island Department of Education, and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Before working at the state level, he was the facilitator of a 7-12 EL newcomer program and ESL/Social Studies teacher in the School District of Lancaster.

Act 48

The Center for Schools and Communities, as a division of the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, offers Act 48 professional development credit for those with Pennsylvania teaching or administrative certificates. To receive credit, participants MUST attend session(s) from beginning to end and list their professional personnel ID (PPID) number on the appropriate Act 48 paperwork provided onsite at the conference registration desk. Retrieve your PPID number from PERMS and bring it with you to the conference.