• Parent Informational Meetings are for students entering Kindergarten during the 2019-2020 school year. Parents MUST attend one meeting to apply for the program. Meeting dates:

    • January 17, 2019 @ 6 p.m.
    • January 29, 2019 @ 6 p.m.
    • February 7, 2019 @ 6 p.m.

    Meetings will be held in the Boardroom at the ESC. For more information, please contact Sandra Pineda-Hernandez, District Translator/Coordinator,  Diana Pecorino, ESL/DL Coordinator or Jill Vasquez, Director of Special Services.

    Dual Language Guideline and Timeline

ESL/ Bilingual / Dual Language

  • Each student who is identified as Limited English Proficient shall be provided an opportunity to participate in a special language program to ensure equal education opportunity.

    Wylie Independent School District currently serves our LEP students through the following programs:

    One-Way Dual Language 50/50 Model (Grade K-4)
    This program will serve Limited English Proficient students. This program provides instruction in Spanish and English. The curriculum used for instruction is the same district curriculum provided to all mainstream students participating in our general education program. The primary goal of this program is to produce children who are bilingual, bi-literate, and bi-cultural. The program is designed to address the affective, linguistic, and cognitive needs of each student.

    Two-Way Dual Language 50/50 Model (Grades K-6)
    This program provides instruction in Spanish and in English. Students included in this program are LEP and Non-LEP. The curriculum used for instruction is the same district curriculum provided to all mainstream students participating in our general education program. The primary goal of this program is to produce children who are bilingual, bi-literate, and bi-cultural. The program is designed to address the affective, linguistic, and cognitive needs of each student.

    The primary difference between the One-Way Dual Language Program and the Two-Way Dual Language Program is the students it serves. The One-Way Dual Language Program only serves students who are identified as Limited English Proficient per state identification criteria. The Two-Way Dual Language Program serves students who are identified as Limited English Proficient and students who are Non-Limited English Proficient (Native English Speakers).

    Further questions regarding the Dual Language Program may be addressed to Jill Vasquez at Jill.Vasquez@wylieisd.net or 972-429-2385. 
     

    Traditional Spanish Bilingual Education Program (Pre-Kindergarten)
    Students receive instruction in their primary language as needed to ensure academic success. Amount of Spanish instruction is largely determined by individual student need. The program is designed to address the affective, linguistic, and cognitive needs of each student.

    English as A Second Language Program (Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12)
    The English as a Second Language program shall address the affective, linguistic, and cognitive needs of LEP students. The program is designed to consider the students’ learning experiences and the cultural aspects of each student’s background. ESL instruction is provided to support students participating in the general education classroom and consists of intensive academic language instruction.

    Further questions regarding the Bilingual/ESL program may be directed to ELL Coordinator,Diana.Pecorino@wylieisd.net or 972-429-2386.
     

    TEA English as a Second Language Program brochure

     
     
    Title III Program Evaluation 2017-2018 Report