English Learner Program


English Learner Program Goals:
  1. Provide all teaching staff with sufficient theory, knowledge and practical classroom application based on current, researched-based best practices which include High Quality Sheltered Instruction (HQSI)/Sheltered Instruction Protocol (SIOP) to meet the academic needs of English Learners (ELs). 
  2. Provide liaisons between parents of ELs and the school system including individual school sites. 
  3. Implement and monitor district-wide ESL curriculum based on ESL national and state standards. 
  4. Identify students in the EL subpopulation that need continuing academic and home support to pass proficiency assessments and required credit attainment for high school graduation. 
  5. Provide parent education courses and workshops for families with English  Learners. 
  6. Identify, monitor, and promote English Learner 9th graders to senior high school completion and graduation. 
  7. Maintain a consistent, district-wide record-keeping system that conforms to state and federal reporting standards. 
  8. Implement and support equitable teacher/student ratios for in-program and exited program ELs.    

 

Contact Information
Laura V. Austin
Director
Title III, English Language Development
604 West Musser Carson City, Nevada 89703
Phone: (775) 283-1504
Fax: (775) 283-1590