About the Language Development Office

  • The Language Development Office provides teachers and other district members with the opportunity for professional learning and coaching pertaining to English Language Development (both integrated and designated), differentiation of instruction, and state compliance.

    Instructional Specialists

    • Cynthia Hill, K-8
    • Maria Lázaro, K-8
    • Erika Bracamontes, 9-12
    • Annita White, 9-12

    Instructional Coaches

    • Karie Nelson, K-8
    • Lindsay Kent, 9-12

    Bilingual Evaluation Assistants

    Bilingual Evaluation Assistants assess students' primary language and provide translation and interpretation services for the district in five major languages: Spanish, Hmong, Cambodian/Khmer, Laotian and Thai. They provide technical support related to EL documentation and student placement.

    • Mónica Ruiz
    • Mani Phonephackdy
    • Ofelia Muñiz
    • Dyane Va Vang-Hang