Our vision is to provide a culturally and linguistically responsive education with the supports needed to ensure equitable access to opportunities that promote language acquisition, bilingualism, biliteracy and lifelong learning.
What We Do
EL Instructional ProgramsEnsure instructionally sound programs through standards based alignment for language acquisition so that ELs make progress on the schools’ identified goal aligned to ELD Framework, CCSS and WIDA. Learn more.
EL Parent EngagementCreate collaborative processes between EL parents, community partners and schools to promote the success of EL children and families through the creation of a District Advisory Committee and capacity building efforts. Learn more.
Translation & InterpretationEnsure communications are translated and interpreted to ensure all parents have meaningful access to their student’s education and district policies. Learn more.
Professional LearningBuild capacity of teachers, Language Acquisition Team Facilitators, school leaders, and central office staff. Learn more.
Supplemental ServicesProvide before/after and summer school programs including compensatory students, SLIFE, ELSWD and other EL students in need of additional support. Learn more.
Newcomers AssessmentProvide language proficiency assessments to identify English Learners and whether they need native language supports. Learn more.
Equity & AccountabilitySupport schools with and ensure that district policies meet the civil rights of ELs in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements. Learn more.
Bruce C. Bolling Building2300 Washington St
Roxbury, MA 02119(617) email@example.com
Priya TahilianiInterim Assistant Superintendent of the Office of English Language Learners,
Executive Director of Instruction
Kim TsaiExecutive Director of Equity & Accountability
Dr. Ivonne BorreroEL/SPED Director
Vera JohnsonDirector of Newcomers Assessment and Counseling Center
Allen DowlingDirector of Translation & Interpretation
Adeleine CelestinRETELL Program Manager
Yvonne ChanTechnology & Media Specialist