North Lamar ISD
English as a Second Language Program
North Lamar ISD Vision
Empowering students for success by creating a learning environment that unlocks and develops each student's potential.
Purpose of the ESL Program
The ESL program emphasizes the mastery of English language skills, as well as, mastery of mathematics, science, and social studies content, using research based methodologies appropriate for second language acquisition.
ESL Mission Statement
The mission of North Lamar ISD's English as a Second Language Program is to meet the diverse educational and linguistic needs of all ELL students and ensure that they have a knowledge and skills necessary to lead productive lives as respectful, contributing citizens in our diverse society; as well as empower teachers and students through the alignment, equity and consistent implementation of ESL best practices.
ESL Program Goals
ESL Program Overview
North Lamar I.S.D.'s administration and staff are dedicated to serving the needs of all students who qualify for the ESL program. In order to assure these students' needs are met, NLISD will continue having the NLISD ESL Coordinator and Instructional Coaches, in conjunction with Region 8 ESC consultants, train NLISD's teachers and principals to utilize ESL teaching strategies and implement the NLISD ESL program. Trainings of this nature will help the regular classroom teachers understand the cognitive, linguistic, and cultural needs of their students.
ESL Certified Campus Teachers
Stone Middle School
North Lamar High School
Dr. Linda Winfrey
Educator Certification Information/Study Resources