Dual Language

  • One-Way Dual Language 90/10 Model (Pre Kindergarten)
    Two dual-language students reading books in classroom This program serves Emergent Bilingual (EBs) who are native Spanish speakers. This program provides instruction in both Spanish and English. The curriculum used for instruction is the same district curriculum provided to all mainstream students participating in our general education program, but instruction is provided 90% in Spanish and 10% in English. 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 advanced learning through instruction in Spanish and in English.  The program serves both native Spanish speakers who are Emergent Bilingual (EBs) and native English speaking students. The curriculum includes foundation and enrichment areas to meet the needs of all students. 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.

Department Staff

  • Jill Vasquez
    Jill Vasquez
    Director of Special Services
    972.429.2385
    Belinda Feuerbacher
    Belinda Feuerbacher
    Intervention Coordinator
    972.429.2388
    Sandra Pineda-Hernandez
    Sandra Pineda-Hernandez
    Coordinator of Translating Services
    972.429.2384
    Elva Menchaca
    Elva Menchaca
    Special Services Secretary
    972.429.2383