ESOL

English for Speakers of other Languages

Department Administrator: Deborah Guillen | dlguillen@fcps.edu
Department Chair: Barbara Wall | bawall@fcps.edu

ESOL Mission Statement

The mission of the FCPS ESOL Program is to develop the English proficiency of students while advancing their academic achievement, and to support them in becoming productive, contributing citizens in the United States and an ever-changing global society.

The FCPS ESOL Iinstructional Program Goals

• Values and builds upon students' academic, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds.
• Creates a supportive learning environment.
• Assists students in reaching their full academic potential.
• Builds connections between ESOL and school wide instructional programs.
• Encourages participation of students and their families within the school community.
• Fosters understanding and appreciation of diverse populations within the school community.