English Learners

multi culturalism

EL Mission Statement

The goal of the ELL Program in School District 28 is to enable children of other language backgrounds to speak, read, and write English so as to experience academic, social, and emotional success.

Program Descriptions

To develop all four language skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing - until mastery is achieved. To give support in content area classes. To learn about American culture, while respecting and preserving the home culture. To encourage participation in all school activities, such as athletics, music, clubs, and student government. To maintain the connection between home and school. To help parents understand and participate in school activities. To foster an understanding and appreciation of all cultures within the school.

District 28 EL Teachers

Greenbriar Elementary School

Lori Catalan

Meadowbrook Elementary School

Dexi Karabatsos

Westmoor Elementary School

Marina Paliev

Angela Taggart

Northbrook Junior High School

Nicole Gas