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English Language Learners

The English Language Learner (ELL) program works collaboratively with families from many cultures so that all of our students can maximize their potential.

Our mission is to support and develop language learners who are socially and academically prepared to meet their educational and post-secondary goals.

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English Proficiency Levels

Level 1: Entering
Level 2: Emerging
Level 3: Developing
Level 4: Expanding
Level 5: Bridging*
*English Proficiency in Indiana

Helpful ELL Terms

ELL - English Language Learner

ESL - English as a Second Language

WIDA - World Class Instructional Design Assessment https://wida.wisc.edu

ILP - Individualized Learning Plan - a support plan for each ELL student to ensure their academic success

English Language Learner Team

Erin Bautista

Titles: English Language Learners
Locations: Jerry Ross Elementary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 219-663-3010 ext. 18127

Liliana Franceschi

Titles: English Language Learners
Locations: Winfield Elementary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 219-663-2287

Merrie Gable

Titles: English Language Learners
Locations: Solon Robinson Elementary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 219-663-2525

Cathy Harwood

Titles: English Language Learners
Locations: MacArthur Elementary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 219-662-3600 ext. 16109

Patricia Lucas

Titles: English Language Learners
Locations: Lake Street Elementary, Eisenhower Elementary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 219-663-8800 ext. 14216

Valencia Mikulski

Titles: Interventionist - ELL
Locations: Col. Wheeler Middle School, Taft Middle School
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 219-663-1507

Jime Nieto

Titles: English Language Learners
Locations: Timothy Ball Elementary
Email:

Sabrina Ramirez

Titles: Director of Elementary Education
Locations: Central Office
Email:

Anna Retzlaff

Titles: ELL Instructional Specialist
Locations: Crown Point High School
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 219-663-4885 ext. 11112

FAQs

ELL Resources

Community

City of Crown Point
(219) 662-3250 www.crownpoint.in.gov

Crown Point Public Library
(219) 663-0270 https://crownpointlibrary.org

Crown Point Adult Learning Center (ESL Classes)
(219) 314-9904 www.cwicorp.com/adult-learning-center

Northwest Indiana Community Action
Help with food, shelter, housing, employment, counseling, and more
Dial: 211  http://www.nwi-ca.com/families/index.html

Lake County Health Department (Immunization Clinic)
(219) 755-3658