Any of the following 6 models have been approved by the state of Georgia:
- Pull-Out Model – Students are taken out of a general education class for the purpose of receiving small group language instruction from an ESOL teacher.
- Push-In Model (within Language Arts, Math, Science or Social Studies) – Students remain in their core academic class where they receive content instruction from their content area teacher along with targeted language instruction from an ESOL teacher (this is not the same as the co-teaching model used in Special Education).
- A cluster center to which students are transported for instruction – Students from 2 or more schools are grouped in a center designed to provide intensive language assistance.
- A resource center/laboratory – Students receive language assistance in a group setting supplemented by multi-media materials.
- A scheduled class period – Students at the middle and high school levels receive language assistance and/or content instruction in a class composed only of ELs.
- An innovative delivery model approved in advance by the Georgia Department of Education through a process described in the ESOL/Title III Resource Guide.