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Bilingual/ESL and World Languages Department

A Model Program recognized by the State of New Jersey  (2004-2006 & 2008-2010)  languages                                                                                                                  

Director 
Ms. Lillianné Cruz-Argemil
Phone: 732-376-6208, Ext. 30-260  

Supervisor 
Ms. Regina Acevedo
Phone: 732-376-6200, Ext. 38-408                                                                                                                                                                              

Our Highly Qualified Staff:
4 Resource Specialists
96 Bilingual Teachers
32 ESL Teachers 
1 Home School Liaison

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.
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