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    Parents and Families, we are here to help you.

    Help English Language Learners (ELLs), grades K-12, to effectively understand, speak, read, and write English in an academic setting, as required by both federal and state regulations.

    Ayudar a los principiantes del Lenguaje (idioma) de Inglés (ELLs) desde el Jardín Infantil hasta la segundaria, para que efectivamente puedan aprender a entender, hablar, leer y escribir ingles en un ambiente académico,  tal como es requerido por regulaciones federales y estatales. 

    Provide a Dual Language program starting in Kindergarten where together English language learners and English speakers learn English and Spanish.

    Proveer un programa Dual de Lenguaje empezando en la Jardinería Infantil donde juntos los principiantes de ingles, aprendan inglés y los que ya hablan inglés aprendan español.   

    Enhance language skills for ESOL students and their parents through resources outside the classroom, and provide insight into American culture at the Center for Language and Culture (CLC).

    Realizar las habilidades de lenguaje para los estudiantes de ESOL y sus familiares vía el uso de recursos fuera del salón de clase, y proveer una vista interna a la cultura Americana en El Centro de Lengua y Cultura (CLC).  

    Encourage parent participation in their children’s education through the ESOL Parent Leadership Council (PLC).

    Animar a los padres a participar en la educación de sus hijos por vía del programa Consejo de Padres Líderes (PLC) de ESOL. 

    Click here for a complete list of resources in the Jacksonville area: Community Resources 
  • Center for Language and Culture
    (on the campus of Kings Trail Elementary School)
    7401 Old Kings Rd. S
    Jacksonville, FL 32217
    904 739 4891

     Helpful Links

    Find out more about DCPS bus stops and routes. 

    Parent Academy
    Parents are life-long learners. Check out the new DCPS Parent Academy class schedule. 

    Colorin Colorado
    A great bilingual website for families and educators of ELLs.  
    International Children's Library
    The International Children's Digital Library offers children ages 3-13 free access to the best available children's literature in more than 40 languages.
    Military Families
    This free online course features key tools to support your parenting.
    Florida Standards 
    FloridaStudents.org  is a resource database offering links and material from over the internet to support students learning in language arts, mathematics, science, and civics.  Each content area is broken down into grade level specific content and provides resource material aligning with the state standards.  
    Just Take 20 (JT20) is a Florida initiative to improve student achievement in reading and literacy by recognizing that literacy begins at home! JT20 gives parents an awareness of their essential role as well as knowledge and skill to deliver daily activities that promote literacy. JT20 provides a knowledge base of age-appropriate activities and habits that will ensure highly skilled readers, motivated to read and write in school, workplace and life.