Oregon Department of Education
Working Gears
English Learners and Immigrant Youth

The primary purpose of the English Language Acquisition page is to assist English Language Learners (ELLs) to develop English Language skills, succeed academically, and overcome barriers that impede their academic success.

Oregon English Learners Statewide Strategic Plan PDF

English Learners Strategic Plan Presentation Power Point Presentation

Oregon Equity Lens PDF

It is a policy of the State Board of Education and a priority of the Oregon Department of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Oregon Department of Education, 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97310; phone 503-947-5740; or fax 503-378-4772.


  • Kim Miller Email    (503) 947-5712
    Federal Systems - Education Program Specialist
  • Martha Martinez Email    (503) 947-5778
    Equity Unit - Education Specialist
  • Rudyane Rivera-Lindstrom Email    (503) 947-5617
    Equity Unit - Education Program Specialist
  • Taffy Carlisle Email    (503) 947-5688
    Equity Unit - Education Program Specialist