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The term English Learner is applied to students whose primary language is a language other than English. These students may have a current proficiency level in English that qualifies them for additional language support through the Washington State Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program (TBIP). The goal of the program is to assist students in developing their English language proficiency and grade-level content knowledge at the same time.
The Snoqualmie Valley School District provides EL students with powerful learning experiences that stress complex, engaging activities and direct teaching of the English language. Language and skill development is accelerated, so students can meet high standards in ALL academic areas.
To support English language development, the Snoqualmie Valley School District utilizes a content-based Supportive Mainstream instructional model. This is an approach for teaching English learners (ELs) using specific strategies to make academic subjects comprehensible and accessible while promoting the students’ English language development. This English language support is received by all EL students in their classroom, through individual or small group instruction, as needed. Some specific instructional models implemented in Snoqualmie Valley schools are SIOP, and Project GLAD. Additionally, the Washington State English Language Development Standards (ELDs) provide learning targets for teachers as they help EL students learn English.
- ACCESSIBLE CONTENT: Teachers use instructional strategies to make grade-level standards and content accessible to all students, regardless of their proficiency.
- LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT: Teachers review progress and provide targeted instruction to support students’ individual language needs.
- PEER INTERACTION: Teachers plan and implement structures for frequent peer interaction to develop students’ oral language and literacy skills.
- LANGUAGE CONNECTIONS: Teachers engage students in intentional opportunities to make connections between English and other languages.
Click the links below for details about our program at each school level.
Access a brochure with our program information below:
- Snoqualmie Valley School District Program Overview Brochure
- Folleto en Español - Programa Para Estudiantes de Inglés Multilingües del Distrito Escolar Snoqualmie Valley
- Русская Брошюра - Услуги для учеников, овладевающих английским языком
- اردو کتابچہ - انگریزی کے کثیر السانی طالبعلم
You are an important part of your child's education. The Snoqualmie Valley School District (SVSD) works to provide support to staff in the areas of communication, translation and cultural competency. This work supports efforts in every school to engage all students and families.
Translation and Interpretation Services
The Snoqualmie Valley School District provides limited English proficient parents with information in their own language so that they can make informed decisions about their children's education. This includes providing interpretation and translation services for vital meetings and communications. You may request an interpreter to help you communicate either over the phone or during face-to-face conferences. The interpreter can be requested by a parent or by an SVSD staff member. If you are a staff member, please talk to your school office secretary about the procedure. If you are a parent, please let your child's teacher know if you would like to use an interpreter, and s/he will make arrangements. For further assistance, please contact Shannon Bustamante.
Additional Information Sources
- Speaking Your Language: Celebrating the Power of Bilingualism
- Washington State OSPI - Migrant and Bilingual Education
- Washington State OSPI - What Parents Should Know: Learning English in Washington Schools
- Washington State OSPI - English Language Proficiency Descriptors (ELD) and Standards
- EL Levels- ELPA21 Levels
- Activity Center for Students