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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE PROGRAM

Goals:

  • The ESL program helps students learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English Language.
  • The ESL program is designed to help students attain the language skills they need to succeed in the classroom.
  • The ESL program supports the students' use of English in the school setting and in their daily lives.

Who will work with my child?

  • Teachers certified as ESL program specialists provide ESL instruction in each of our schools.
  • ESL teachers and classroom teachers work together to create an educational plan, monitor progress, and provide appropriate accommodations for your child. 
  • ESL teachers offer assistance to students and encourage opportunities for their involvement in the larger school community.

How will ESL teachers work with my child?

  • ESL teachers provide all instruction in English.
  • ESL teachers work with students in small groups in or out of the classroom.
  • ESL teachers use books, visual aids, videotapes, computers, crafts and games to promote active participation in the learning process.
  • ESL teachers help students feel more comfortable in our country and culture.
The East Penn School District is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, ancestry, disability, union membership or other legally protected classification. Announcement of the policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act. Copyright 2009 East Penn School District.
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Last modified: 2015-07-23 12:28:04 AM (EDT)