Bilingual/ESL and World Languages Department

  • Mission

    To promote student achievement by fostering academic excellence and nurturing their humanity.

    Vision

    To be the leader in the state of New Jersey in bilingual and world languages education.

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    Mr. Rogelio Suarez
    Director of Bilingual/ESL and World Languages
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-260
     
    Mrs. Janet Warbeck - Supervisor P-4
    Email:  jwarbeck@paps.net 
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-265
     
    Mrs. Bonnie Molina - Supervisor 5-12
    Email:  bmolina@paps.net
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-266
     
     
    Ms. Ginia Sanchez - Secretary
    Email:  ginisanchez@paps.net
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-261
     
    Ms. Mabel Lamourt - Secretary
    Email:  mabelamourt@paps.net
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-262
     
    Mrs. Amarilis Peralta-Raju Parent Liaison 
    Email:  AMARPERALTARAJU@paps.net 
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-263
     
     
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    The ONLY Free Standing
    Dual Language Public Schools in the State of New Jersey!
     
     

     
     
    A Model Program recognized by the State of New Jersey (2004-2006 & 2008-2010)
     
    Our Highly Qualified Staff:
    4 Resource Specialists
    165 Bilingual Teachers
    43 ESL Teachers 
    18 World Language Teachers
     
     
    Goals of the Bilingual/ESL Program:
    • To provide native language instruction in all content area subjects while students are acquiring English.
    • To teach ESL and English language arts literacy so that students will be able to communicate in English and achieve academically in English.
    • To provide instruction by bilingual teachers with special training and certification in meeting the linguistic, cultural, emotional and academic needs of second language learners.
    • To promote acculturation into American society while respecting and appreciating the language and culture of the students and their families.
    • To ensure systematic assessment of student progress in English acquisition and academic learning, through a variety of measures.
    • To encourage and support the involvement of parents in classroom, school, and district programs.
    • To facilitate the transition of students from the Bilingual Program into the General Program when they are ready as determined by multiple measures.