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    The ESOL Program of Queen Anne’s County Public Schools provides English language acquisition instruction to qualifying non-English speaking students enrolled in the county’s schools. Fifteen languages are represented in the ESOL Program:  Spanish, Urdu, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Punjabi, Tagalog, Swedish, Japanese, Indonesian, Arabic, French, German, Hindi and Korean.  88% of the county’s English Learners (EL) speaks Spanish. There are 19 different countries, including the United States, represented by the ELL.

     Professional development is available through the ESOL Office. Topics include:

    •          accommodating EL in instruction and assessment
    •          stages of language acquisition
    •         differentiating content area instruction for ELL
    •         culturally responsive teaching
    •          second language acquisition and special education
    •          WIDA Standards and Can Do Descriptors
    •          SIOP – Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

     Interpretive and translation services are available upon request by calling or emailing the ESOL Office.


    For more information about the ESOL Program, please contact:

    Susan Davis-Walbert, ESOL Program Director
    Queen Anne’s County Board of Education
    202 Chesterfield Avenue
    Centreville, MD 21617
    (410) 758-2403, x197
    (410) 758-8204 (fax)

    susan.walbert@qacps.org
Last Modified on August 26, 2016