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    About the Program


     

    Curriculum

    The curriculum of the Multilingual Multicultural Education Program is aligned with the state and District standards. Second language learners are held to the same high expectations established for all students. A focused approach will develop literacy and proficiency in the native language and the second language in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Bilingual/ESL instruction is offered for English language learners in grades K-12, representing over thirty-seven (37) languages.

     

    Staff

    The Staff consists of highly qualified and trained native and non-native speakers of English and other languages including:

    African dialects
    Albanian
    Arabic
    Cantonese
    Cambodian
    French
    German
    Hindi
    Hungarian
    Japanese
    Laotian
    Mandarin
    Nepali
    Polish
    Romanian
    Russian
    Spanish
    Swahili
    Ukrainian
    Urdu
    Vietnamese

     

    Multilingual Welcome Center

    Provides bilingual families, students and staff with outstanding customer service:

    • Intake, assessment and placement of newly arrived students
    • Orientation to District services and programs
    • Parental engagement opportunities
    • Resources and referral services
    • Professional development
    • Educational coaching
    • Student placement consulting
    • Support for academic intervention
    • Assessment support
    • Federal and state compliance
    • Student and family advocacy
    • Student and family engagement
    • Translation services

     

    Services for students:

    • English as a second language
    • Bilingual instruction
    • Dual language program (Spanish/English)
    • Newcomers program
    • Bilingual special education
    • Sheltered model
    • Content-based English as a second language
    • Tutorial services after school and summer
    • School enrichment programs