ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Welcome to the Department of Multicultural Education
Our mission is to provide optimum educational opportunities to a diverse student population representing more than 150 countries, speaking a minimum of 140 different languages.

The Department of Multicultural Education champions the civil rights for all students to be provided equitable educational opportunities. A keystone of the Department is initiating educational programs and monitoring the academic progress of English Language Learners. Through rigorous academics emphasizing critical thinking and creativity, students are prepared to effectively engage the global marketplace while embracing participatory citizenship.

ESOL Program Information
The links below provide detailed information regarding the current ESOL program in Palm Beach County.
District ELL Plan
ELL Placement Resources
Calendar Resources

Students and Parents
Students, Parents, and Caregivers will benefit from the extra information and instructional resources provided in the links below.
Family Involvement Calendar
After High School...Now What?
ACCESS for ELLs 2.0

Instructional Resources
The following resources are provided to assist classroom teachers to meet the diverse needs of their ELL students.
English Language Development Standards
Dual Language Resources

ESOL Training
The Multicultural Department offers several options for teachers and staff members to acquire the necessary training for their assignments.
ESOL Required Training
The School District of Palm Beach County