Comprehensive System of Supports for English Learners with Disabilities (ELWD) (Virginia Department of Education, VDOE)


This document is intended for use by all teachers of English Learners with Disabilities (ELWD). The purpose of this document is to support effective collaboration within Individualized Educational Programs (IEP) and processes and instructional programs that serve to meet the language and learning needs of ELWD. The information included is recommended based on research and evidence for best practices for ELWD. Refer to relevant federal, state, and local policy when making decisions about programs and services for ELWD.

  • Build Collective Capacity Through IEP and LIEP Team Collaboration
  • Collaborate to Develop Individualized Educational Program (IEP)
  • Identify Appropriate Annual Goals
  • Coordinate Collaboration and Multiple Services


All Disabilities Curriculum/Instructional Methods English Learners (ELs) Individualized Education Program (IEP) Professional Resources Related Services