ESL Program 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 ESL Staff:

Kelly Devlin, Director of ESL & Equity,  503-261-8223 Ext. 8223

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

Shane Burchell, ELD Coach, 503-261-4886 Ext. 4886, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Aide Valerio-Juarez, Family and Community Partnership Coordinator, 503-261-8249 Ext. 8249

Lisa Thomas, Secretary, Office of ESL & Equity 503-261-8223 Ext. 8223, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Laura Gomez, Spanish Liaison, 503-261-8244 Ext. 8244, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Ana Mujica Carneiro, Spanish Liaison, 503-261-8375 Ext. 8375, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Olga Fedotova, Russian Liaison, 503-261-8397 Ext. 8397, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Shamsa Diriye, Somali Liaison, 503-261-8277 Ext. 8277, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

The ESL website and the Elementary ELD Lessons page and Constructing Meaning are for District Staff only.  If you have questions or you are a district employee that needs access please contact Lisa Thomas.