World Languages, Bilingual & ESL

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    Marielle Messina
    Director of World Languages, Bilingual & ESL
    mmessina@hackensackschools.org
    201-646-6825
    Internal Extension:  1050

     
     
     
     
     
     

    What is the Bilingual/ESL Parent Advisory Committee?

    The Bilingual/ESL Parent Advisory Committee is a committee required for public school districts that have bilingual education programs, code 6A:15-1.15 (b).  The committee consists of bilingual program parents, legal guardians of English Learners, bilingual and ESL teachers, counselors, or other school personnel, and EL Community leaders.

     

    Goals

    Bilingual/ESL Parent Advisory Committee goals are to:

    1. Advocate for students in the Bilingual and ESL Programs
    2. Help make decisions regarding the Bilingual and ESL Programs
    3. Connect with other parents in Hackensack Public Schools
    4. Support the academic achievement of ELL students by attending trainings/workshops and other events for bilingual parents.

     

    Meetings

     All meetings will be held from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Meetings will be held virtually. 

     

    2020 - 2021 Meeting Schedule

    • October 21, 2020
    • January 27, 2021
    • February 3, 2021
    • March 17, 2021
    • May 12, 2021

     

    Contact Information

    The contact person for additional meeting information is Marielle Messina, Director of World Languages, Bilingual & ESL. 

    Please email BILINGUAL@hackensackschools.org for meeting registration.