Program Goals:

  • Facilitate English language acquisition through the communication skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension.
  • Help students learn to use English effectively to participate and succeed in social and educational environments.
  • Provide educational experiences that will prepare students to complete high school and enter institutions of higher education and/or the world of work.
  • Facilitate the acculturation process by exposing students to the customs, traditions, and behavioral expectations of their new surroundings.
  • Orientate students and their families to the school and the community.
  • Encourage students to continue to value and celebrate their cultural heritage, and maintain their native languages.

The Law(Basic Education Circular): 22 Pa. Code §4.26



Professional Development Opportunities

ESL Coordinator Contact Information

Tara Bruza