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ESL

"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way."
-Frank Smith
English as a Second Language (ESL) is an intensive English language instruction program provided by ESL certified teachers who are trained in effective second language acquisition methods. The goal of ESL programs is for English learners to attain full proficiency in English in order to participate equitably in school.
Campus Program Type
 
ESL Pull-Out Program
An ESL/pull-out program model is an English acquisition program that serves students identified as English learners through English instruction provided by an appropriately certified ESL teacher under the TEC, §29.061(c), through English language arts and reading. The goal of ESL pull-out is for English learners to attain full proficiency in English in order to participate equitably in school. This model targets English language development through academic content instruction that is linguistically and culturally responsive in English language arts and reading. Instruction shall be provided by the ESL teacher in a pull-out or inclusionary delivery model.
Ms. Carlecia Roberts
carlecia.roberts@paisd.org
  • Department Lead
  • English III SI
  • English IV SI
  • LPAC Chair
Mrs. Ana Barrientos
ana.barrientos@paisd.org
  • English II SI
  • Reading II SI
  • Newcomers' English Language Development
Mr. Jacob Hoover
jacob.hoover@paisd.org
  • Reading II SI
  • Reading III SI
  • Reading IV SI
Ms. Sofia Portillo
  • ESL Aide