Vision and Mission

Latest OELAS News


The Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS), including the Migrant Education Program (MEP) is a comprehensive system of support, viewed as a critical partner by Local Education Agencies, schools, teachers, families and the community. Because of our commitment to supporting programmatic excellence, Arizona’s English learner and Migrant students are prepared for high academic achievement and college and career success.


The Office of English Language Acquisition Services (OELAS), as a critical partner invested in the success of English learners
and migrant students, uses expertise and the cumulative experience of the practitioners in Arizona to guide LEAs, teachers,and families in compliant and effective ways to support student high achievement.

Office of English Language Acquisition Services

English Language Proficiency Standards
revisions anticipated in Spring, 2019.

Upcoming Events

Are you ready to launch your efforts
to improve teaching and learning for English learners?

ASU an WestEd are both offering workshops for content area teachers working with multilingual students.
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