Mission and Program Goals

ESL teamMission 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 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

Call: 812-435-0912
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