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Download the DLLPA

The Dual Language Learners Program Assessment (DLLPA) outlines strategies for a coordinated approach across management systems and program services. It helps Head Start, child care, and pre-K programs assess their systems and services to ensure the full and effective participation of children who are DLLs and their families. The DLLPA also supports fully integrated culturally and linguistically responsive practices for all children, families, and staff. Programs can use it to improve coordinated approaches to promote school readiness for children who are DLLs and the engagement of their families.

The DLLPA focuses on continuous improvement in delivering Head Start and Early Head Start services to children who are DLLs and their families. Use the questions provided to rate your program's implementation strategies in four management systems and six program services areas:

Use the following tools to score your assessment and review relevant regulations:

All 14 parts of the DLLPA are available for download. This includes the 10 sections for rating your program's implementation of integrated culturally and linguistically responsive practices.

Select the links to download the User's Guide and full DLLPA.

Topic:Culture and Language

Resource Type: Article

National Centers: Office of Head Start

Last Updated: August 1, 2018