Moving the California English Learner Roadmap Forward: The Critical Role of County Offices of Education


The EL RISE! approach focused heavily on building the capacity of the state’s County Offices of Education (COEs) as the mechanism to provide ongoing support to districts and other Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to drive continuous improvement within California’s education system.

This publication tells the story of one of the Sacramento County Office of Education, and its three-year journey that would deepen understanding and ownership for addressing and embracing English learners throughout the departments and functions of the COE.