ELL Department

Quick Information & Bilingual Classroom Highlights!

Professional Development & Event Highlights

In the month of October, professional development was provided on the following:

SRA Intervenciones tempranas de la lectura for grades K-3, Strengthening Bridges Between Languages for grades K-8, Literacy Squared el Dictado part 1 for grades K-5, and Spanish for Educators session #2. See Powerpoint Button Links below.

We also hosted our Fall Bilingual Family Night at the Downtown Joliet Public Library and had 300 in attendance! It was a great success and we look forward to our Spring Event. :D


In the month of November, we will be providing the following professional development:

Literacy Squared el Dictado part 2 (please come if you were unable to attend in October), Spanish for Educators session #3, and we will be presenting at Best Practices: Supporting ELL/Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students for Academic Achievement.


My Learning Plan Links to Sign Up:


Literacy Squared el Dictado Pt. 2


Spanish for Educators #3

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Spanish for Educators Session #2

32 participants came together for session #2 to learn school vocabulary and more in Spanish.

General Education Classroom Highlights (TPI Students)

Learning about Illinois!
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Bilingual Classroom Highlights (TBE Program)

M. J. CUNNINGHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

THOMAS JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

A.O. MARSHALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

SATOR SANCHEZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

SINGLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

THIGPEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Excellent 5th Grade Work at Thigpen

FARRAGUT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

GOMPERS JUNIOR HIGH

Notice and Note at Gompers