English Learners (EL)

Washington State’s Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program (TBIP)

  • Provides instructional programming designed to enable students whose first language is not English to achieve competency in English.
  • Instruction in English must be in addition to their basic education services.
  • Provides additional staffing to serve English Learners.
Title III
  • Provides additional funding for staff professional development in the area of language acquisition and instructional strategies for teaching students whose first language is not English.