Mission and Program Goals

Mission Statement
The mission of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC) is to provide support and instruction in the English language, acculturation, and academic and social/emotional areas to English Learners (ELs) which will enable them to become successful in all school settings and in the community.

Program Goals
The ESL program goals are:
• To develop competency in comprehending oral and written English, as well as in speaking and writing English
• To develop learning strategies for 21st century learners
• To integrate language, cognitive, and academic instruction to enable students to develop English language proficiency and content area skills
• To orient students and parents to American culture
• To ensure that students retain pride in their culture
• To ensure that all staff in the district assume responsibility for the acculturation and instruction of EL students
• To ensure that students are successful in academic content

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