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

Upcoming EL Coordinator Boot Camp
The next EL Coordinator Boot Camp is
scheduled for Friday, January 11, 2018. This is Part Two of a two-part orientation for new EL Coordinators and Administrators who implement EL programs.
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Next Structured English Immersion (SEI) Completion Course
Upcoming SEI courses are scheduled to start on January 21, 2019
Register here