Instructional Services for English Learners

Multilingual English Learner Services EnglishMultilingual English Learner Services Spanish

  • Lalaine Perez, Executive Director, Ext. 181501
  • Patricia Pimentel, Coordinator, Ext. 181523
  • Dr. Nancy Rojas, Coordinator, Ext. 181525
  • Olvia (Angie) Amador, District Biliteracy Resource Teacher, Ext. 181506
  • Reina Galvez, District Biliteracy Resource Teacher, Ext. 181552

Department Mission:

The District’s Shared Vision and Values are the foundation for the Department's Mission: Offer quality language programs to ensure opportunities to develop multiliteracy for all students.

  • Monitoring system to ensure the required progress in English proficiency and mastery of grade level standards is attained by all English Learners.
  • Broad commitment and leadership devoted to language acquisition and multiliteracy by all District staff.
  • Unity of purpose in site implementation of programs for language acquisition and development.
  • Sufficient resources for quality curriculum, leadership, staffing, and professional growth needs.
  • A District-wide data collection system to ensure quality education for all second language learners.
  • Full inclusion of parents/community in the educational process and program planning.

Services and Support Offered:

  • English Learner Services
  • English Language and Literacy Programs for English Learners
  • Textbook adoption for Spanish Language
  • Newcomer Services and Support
  • State and Federal Programs: Title I, Title III, Title V
  • Staff Development
  • EL Instructional Assistant Support and Paraprofessional Development
  • Private Schools
  • Language Census
  • Language Proficiency Assessments
  • Federal Program Monitoring (FPM)
  • District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC)

Multilingual English Learner Master Plan:

The English Learner Roadmap was developed in collaboration with a group of District administrators and teachers with presentation at the DAC/DELAC general meeting.  The plan provides the following components:

  • Initial identification
  • Instructional programs and services
  • Reclassification
  • Staffing authorization
  • Professional development
  • Accountability and evaluation
  • Parent Advisory committees
  • Funding

The roadmap is a framework and guide for implementation of English Learner services and support. To view a copy of the plan, please download the English Learner Roadmap located in the document container at the bottom of this page. 

Web Resources

The English Language Development (ELD) Standards were adopted on November 7, 2012, by the State Board of Education.

The ELD Standards help guide curriculum, instruction, and assessment for English Learners who are developing the English language skills needed to engage successfully with state subject matter standards for college and career readiness.

  • To view a copy of the English Language Development Standards for California Public Schools, please click here.
  • ¡Colorín colorado! A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners: click here.
  • Californians Together. Visit the website to access publications and policies regarding English Learners. Please click here.
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