No educators should be asked to sit through professional learning simply to comply. It’s our role as instructional leaders to keep the big picture in mind, to wrestle with the goals for our students, and make the decisions about how we support our teachers in order to help our students reach and exceed those goals.
After speaking with add.a.lingua co-founders and touring our other partner school in Iowa, the co-founders of Royal Legacy Christian Academy agreed that the timing was right to partner with add.a.lingua to launch and grow their Spanish immersion program this fall.
West Michigan will gain another quality add.a.lingua immersion program this fall as Holland Christian School opens preschool and kindergarten Spanish immersion sections at Rose Park Elementary.
We’re excited to announce our newest partner in immersion education, Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. With a total enrollment over 32,000 students, this k-12 system is the 7th largest in the state of Tennessee. CMCSS will open two add.a.lingua early total one way Spanish immersion kindergarten sections at Barksdale Elementary in the fall of 2018.
Our calendar is filling up, but there’s still time to join add.a.lingua’s 2017-18 partner school cohort. If you’re preparing to launch an immersion program in the fall of 2017, and you’d like to learn more about our services, drop us a note, and let’s get talking.
It was refreshing to know there are so many people out there who believe in the possibilities for ALL students and who aren’t trapped in the “this will never change” mindset. – Lilah Ambrosi
On October 21, add.a.lingua co-founder, Lilah Ambrosi, took webinar participants inside add.a.lingua partner school classrooms for a look at some of the quality indicators that make up a gold standard dual language immersion program.
During add.a.lingua’s August teacher training, U.S. Congressman Bill Huizenga addressed nearly 160 dual language immersion educators, administrators and point people. The proud parent of several Spanish immersion students, Huizenga expressed his sincere gratitude to the teachers for their hard work. Touching on economic, cultural, and… Read More