Migrant and English Language Learners (MELL)


The main purpose of the MELL program is to regularly provide guidance based on up-to-date research and emerging best practices in order to assist districts in meeting the needs of their English Learner and migrant students.

The MELL Instructional Specialist offers relevant, high-quality professional learning to build the capacity and cultural competence of district staff committed to the success of culturally and linguistically diverse students and their families


English Language Development - DESE

Information for school districts to help them comply with federal and state guidelines for EL and migrant education.

Identifying and Reclassifying English Learners

Information and assistance with EL/migrant identification, recruitment and enrollment.

Workshops and Training

Professional development opportunities and strategies to build capacity in educational programs

Contact Information:

Person item component: rhittenbergerortiz@MissouriState.edu
Loading Profile. . .