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    ELL Programmatic Services



    • English as a Second Language Instruction
      Multilingual Learners (MLs) receive ESL instruction, taught by an ESL licensed teacher, in support for grade level content instruction in English. The emphasis is still on language development but augmented with academic subject matter vocabulary and beginning concepts of content academic English language. 
    • Sheltered Instruction with ESL and Bilingual Support
      Multilingual Learners are taught academic content in English by a content licensed teacher and the English language is used for instruction.  Content is scaffolded to the proficiency level of the students, while the instruction focuses on teaching the English language through content. 
    • Dual Language Program -  (Spanish/English)
      Native English speakers and native speakers of another language are grouped for instruction by grade levels. Interactive instruction is provided equally in both languages across core subjects with the end goal of students attaining high levels of bilingualism in both languages.
    • International Newcomers Program
      Multilingual Learners are taught subject matter in English by a content licensed teacher who is also licensed in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or bilingual education. Multilingual Learners are assisted by a bilingual paraprofessional that is proficient in most of the student’s native language to bridge the gap of conceptualizing and understanding content. 
    • English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental Services
      Multilingual learners receive mainstream classes for much of the day and meet separately for about 8-24 hours per week in small groups with an ESL teacher who focuses on language development. 
    • Bilingual Supplemental Services
      Bilingual Instructional Aide provides services in mainstream classes for 10-40 hours per week to bridge/ease the transfer of content/skills into the language or instruction and make content comprehensible and understanding in the native language while supporting English language acquisition. 
    • Dual English Language & Special Education Services
      Language support with English as a Second Language in the student’s designated special education setting. 


    • Professional development opportunities to enhance professional practice, peer collaboration and career goals for students to achieve progression and attainment of language.
    • School Clinics & Academic Tiered Supports provided at the school level with the purpose of supporting schools in providing the designated program models and services to Multilingual Learners.

    Parents and Community

    • Interpreter and bilingual assistance
    • Bilingual workshops and adult learning opportunities
    • Bilingual Advisory Council
    • Community partnerships and collaborations