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Title: Multilingual Multicultural Education Kindergarten Registration 2009-2010

Multilingual Multicultural EducationKindergarten
Contact InformationMultilingual Multicultural
Education Program
Assessment Center 3101 West 25th Street, Suite
100 Cleveland, OH 44109 (216) 621-5339 (216)
621-5527 FAX
Administrative Office 1380 East 6th Street, Room
600S Cleveland, OH 44114 (216) 574-8584 (216)
858-6537 FAX
  • Natividad Pagán, Executive Director
  • José O. González, Bilingual Education Manager
  • Margaret Frye, ESL Manager
  • Marisol Souryal, Bilingual Assessment Specialist
  • Dolly Guerrero-Velez, Bilingual Family Engagement
  • Carmen M. Torres, Administrative Assistant
  • Catherine Maldonado, Administrative Assistant

"The primary goal of the Cleveland Municipal
School District is to become a premier school
district in the United State of America" "La meta
primordial del Distrito Escolar Municipal de
Cleveland es lograr ser un distrito escolar de
primera clase en los Estados Unidos de América"
No Child Left Behind
  • It is Federal Law
  • Shared accountability between schools and parents
    for high student achievement.
  • Students have a second language background must
    be assessed and offered services.

All About Our Program
  • Bilingual services are available to students who
    are limited English Language Learners (ELL).
    Each minority child of national origin identified
    as having a primary or home language other than
    English will be assessed.
  • The assessment will determine if placement in
    Bilingual Education services is needed because of
    limited proficiency in reading, writing, speaking
    or comprehending the English language.

All About Our Program
  • Services offered to students in Spanish, Arabic,
    Cambodian, Chinese, Hindi, Hungarian, Laotian,
    Polish, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese,
    Albanian, Urdu, and African Dialects.
  • Students in Bilingual Education classrooms
    receive instruction in their native language and
    in English.
  • Students with disabilities shall receive
    bilingual special education services.

Lau Composite Codes
  • Upon registration into the district, students
    from homes where a language other than English is
    spoken must report to the Multilingual
    Multicultural Education Center to have their
    English proficiency assessed. Upon completion of
    the English listening, speaking, reading and
    writing assessments, they are assigned a Lau
    Composite Code and Service Code.
  • LAU Composite Codes
  • A Pre-Functional and Beginning level limited
    English proficiency
  • B Intermediate level limited English proficiency
  • C Advanced level limited English proficiency
  • D Fully Proficient and Exited from English
    language support services
  • E English proficient, no language services

Lau Service Codes
  • 0 Declined Service
  • Bilingual Education
  • ESL and Bilingual Instructional Support
  • Sheltered English Instruction
  • Newcomer Program
  • Bilingual Tutoring
  • Dual Language Program
  • Bilingual Special Education
  • Trial Mainstream

Multilingual Education School Sites
  • Grades K-8
  • Buhrer
  • Clark
  • Luis Muñoz Marín
  • Joseph M. Gallagher
  • Marion C. Seltzer
  • Scranton
  • Walton

Multilingual Program Services
  • English As a Second Language
  • Educational method used to intensify language
  • Focuses on the four language domains Reading,
    Writing, Listening, and Speaking.
  • Support in the native language is provided by a
    bilingual paraprofessional.
  • Aligned to grade level standards.

Multilingual Program Services
  • Bilingual Education K-8
  • Offered at Clark, Joseph M. Gallagher, Luis Muñoz
    Marin, Scranton, Walton.
  • Educational approach used to ensure comprehension
    by using the students native language and
    English across content subjects.
  • Students are grouped and assigned to classes
    based on grade, native language, and level of
    English proficiency based on composite codes.
  • Students are held to the same grade level
    standards as their grade level peers.

Multilingual Program Services
  • Sheltered English
  • Offered at Marion C. Seltzer (K-8), Lincoln-West
    Max Hayes (9-12)
  • Educational approach used to adapt the
    instruction to the English level of the students.
  • Teacher makes frequent use of visual aids,
    hands-on experiences, and manipulative materials.
  • Students have the opportunity to develop oral and
    written language skills they need to make
    academic progress in content subjects.

Multilingual Program Services
  • Newcomers program
  • Offered at Joseph M. Gallagher (2-8)
    Lincoln-West (9-12)
  • Students are self contained and grouped with
    grade level peers to help acclimate these
    students into the new school culture.
  • Intensive ESL is provided for students in all
    content subjects.

Multilingual Program Services
  • Bilingual Tutoring (Grades K-12)
  • Individual or small-group tutorial support is
    provided during and after school.
  • Under the guidance of a classroom teacher,
    bilingual paraprofessionals reinforce skills
    using the students native language.

Multilingual Program Services
  • Bilingual Tutoring (Non-Bilingual Schools Grades
  • Individual or small-group tutorial support is
    provided during and after school.
  • Mostly common in schools where there are few LEP
    students and/or students that have declined

Multilingual Program Services
  • Dual Language Program
  • Offered at Buhrer School.
  • A bilingual education enrichment model that uses
    both English and Spanish for the purpose of
  • Students are grouped with English speaking peers
    with the purpose of achieving bilingualism and
    biliteracy, grade level academic achievement, and
    positive cross cultural attitudes and behaviors.

Multilingual Program Services
  • Bilingual Special Education Services
  • If a child is diagnosed with having a disability,
    he or she will be provided instruction in either
    self-contained unit class or in-class support
    (inclusion), with bilingual support, according to
    their IEP.

2009-2010Kindergarten Registration
  • Please call at (216) 621-5339 to set up an
  • Late appointments will be available
  • Assessment will be for language needs and/or
    programmatic services
  • Process duration approximately 1 hour to 1 ½
    hours per student

Bilingual Advisory Council
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of
our children Walt Disney
Parent Involvement in support of the Multilingual
Multicultural Education Program
Parenting Setting Home Conditions Assist Schools in understanding the family Proactive Engagement Communication School to Home Home to School Teachers, Parents, Students Volunteering Career Day Tutoring Office/School Support Showing Presence
Learning at Home Learning Activities Homework Activities Family Literacy Decision Making Leadership Bilingual Advisory Council Advocacy via Parent Groups/Organizations, School Councils Community Collaboration Businesses Agencies Organizations
Questions / Comments
Thank You !!! Gracias!