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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

The Vision:

The Seaford School District will advance all students linguistically and culturally, beginning at the earliest ages, to participate in a global community through effective communication, acceptance of new ideas, and by developing an international perspective.

All students, with home and school support, will attain high levels of proficiency in multiple languages while maintaining their native language.

Through their communication and actions, every staff member and student will demonstrate equal value of all languages and cultures.

Supervisor of Instruction
Mrs. Kelly Hageman
390 North Market Street, Ext.
Seaford, DE 19973
(302)629-4587 Ext. 1650

Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Tracey L. Gray
390 North Market Street, Ext.
Seaford, DE 19973
(302)629-4587 Ext. 1640

The Seaford School District intends to apply for a 21st Century Grant to support English Language Learners in an after school program for the 2015-16 school year at Seaford Middle School. Pending the approval of the 21st Century Grant, the Seaford School District would like to extend the opportunity to participate in this after school program for all English Language Learners in grades 6-8 who live within the Seaford School District area. This program will be called CELLS (Connecting English Language Learners to School).

The vision of the CELLS (Connecting English Language Learners to School) program parallels the vision of Seaford Middle School: Empowering"...diverse individuals to achieve personal success and become competent, productive, and responsible citizens." The CELLS program will advance these school-level goals through providing access to the literacy skills ELLs and their families need, helping build a sense of community for the ELL students and families, and strengthening the school-home relationships to address families' unique needs as they support the academic and social progress of their students.