The NCESD English Language Arts (ELA) department works throughout our region with school districts to assist in the implementation of the Washington State Learning Standards for English Language Arts and the Smarter Balanced Assessment System. Our staff can provide job-embedded learning that engages teachers in constructive teaming  to improve teaching practices and student learning.

ELA Services include:

  • Regional English Language Arts Fellows Convenings
  • Washington State Learning Standards
  • Smarted Balanced Assessment System and Formative Assessment processes
  • Foundational Literacy Skills
  • Content-Area Literacy (e.g.: science, humanities, mathematics)
  • Writing from Sources with Evidence
  • Differentiated Instruction (e.g.: ELL, highly capable, SPED)
  • Building Background Knowledge and Academic Language

Facilitating Literacy Adoptions

Our English Language Arts Staff include:

  • Shanna Brooks

    Shanna Brooks

    Regional Literacy Coordinator509-665-2645
  • Anne Stewart

    Anne Stewart

    Secondary ELA/Humanities Specialist
  • Shae Eldredge

    Shae Eldredge

    ProServe Team Secretary509-665-2610