In partnership with the BPS Office of English Language Learners, PRE-Texts provides PD training during the summer to ESL teachers from the English Language Learner Summer Enrichment Academies (ELLSEA). ELLSEA allows trained teachers to work with children with limited English skills during a four-week program to prepare them for the upcoming school year. PRE-Texts also provides support to teachers during the program implementation with weekly site visits.
During the summer, PRE-Texts also conducts introductory workshops for the Program Planning Institute and the ESL Institute: Accelerating Learning for English Language Learners.
During fall and spring, PRE-Texts trains teachers from the BPS after school programs in schools with enrolled ELL students.
In the summer of 2012, the BPS Office of English Language Learners launched the Spanish Heritage Academy, a language program that provides Spanish-language instruction and cultural appreciation to children and their families. PRE-Texts-trained Spanish teachers and program staff and offered support during program implementation.