English Language Learner / Multilingual Achievement

The English Language Learner / Multilingual Achievement (ELLMA) team supports English Language Learners through training, held centrally and on-site, for teachers. It also supports language program design/implementation, and provides direct student services for newcomers, refugee/asylees, and unaccompanied minors.

Program Overview Table (2020-21)

Amount Spent
Change in spending from previous year▼ $1,371,347
Change in budget from previous year▼ $1,534,735
Over or under budget?Under by $580,152 (16.7%)
Total Positions20
Change in total positions from previous year▼ 12
Full time equivalent (FTE)18.8
Change in FTE from previous year▼ 10.9

Spending By Category (2020-21)

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Restricted funds must be used for specific purposes.

Unrestricted funds are more flexible.

Staff Positions (2020-21)

Number of Positions
Classroom TSA 11 Months7
Asst Newcomer Learning Lab6
Prog Mgr Newcomer & Refuge2
Business Mgr Central Office1
Dir Newcomer Eng Lang Lrn Prog1
Executive Director ELL1
Social Worker1
Spec Refugee/Asylee Prog1

Staff Labor Unions (2020-21)

Labor Union
Number of Positions
Oakland Education Association8
Service Employees International Union7
United Administrators of Oakland Schools4