Multilingual Programs

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to implement research-based instructional approaches to ensure English Language Learners attain English proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening and have meaningful access to state standards.

District Multilingual Programs and Equity Staff:

Shane Burchell

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Assistant Administrator of
Multilingual Programs
503-256-6500 Ext. 4886
8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Belle Koskela

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Academic Language Coach
503-256-6500 Ext. 5664
8:00 am to 3:30 pm

DDSD Secondary ELD Adoption Timeline

Flow Chart Of Secondary ELD adoption Timeline

Check out our slide deck on how to better support our newcomers!