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
Joanna Gil, Spanish Liaison, 503-261-8277 Ext. 8277, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Mahyte Colon-Carrion, Spanish Liaison, 503-261-8244 Ext. 8244, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Olga Fedotova, Russian Liaison, 503-261-8397 Ext. 8397, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Yuri Pavlov, Russian / Spanish Translator, 503-261-8375 Ext. 8375, 11:00 am to 3:00 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.