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District Information

English Learners

 

Our Mission  

 The mission of the English Learner Program in Hamden Public Schools is to promote and support the linguistic and academic language learning so that all students can succeed in a global environment. 

 

 

Our Vision 

Our vision is to ensure that all English Learners are able to achieve high levels of performance given relevant instruction, continuity and collaboration with the entire staff.  We will ensure equity while maintaining their cultural and linguistic identity. 

 

"Language is not a genetic gift, it is a social gift.  Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club- the community of speakers of that language." - Frank Smith 

"Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things." - Flora Lewis 

 

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* Family Night Bingo *

English Learner & Family Resources Departments 

Hamden Middle School Cafeteria 

5:30PM - 7PM

Have fun and learn about our programs!

 

 

 Congratulations! 

** 2017 Exit Ceremony for EL Students **

Congratulations to our English Learners for their achievement! They have demonstrated proficiency in English and have "graduated" from our English Language Learner program! 

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EL Newsletter  

Welcome to our English Learner Parent Newsletter link!  We will continue to offer useful information as we strive to meet the needs of your English Learners (ELs). We offer lots of great strategies and ideas for content-area instruction with ELs. We are also continuing to update our resources on supporting immigrant students and families. 

 ConnTESOL 2017 Newsletter (new)

Quick Resources 

CT Department of Education Website

New to the District?

CELP Standards (new)

EL Desk Cards 

DOs & DON’Ts

English Learners (EL) BEST Practices

Southern Connecticut EL Curriculum Library 

 

It is the mission of Hamden Public Schools to ensure all our students learn to the best of their potential each and every day they are entrusted to our care.

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