English Language Development

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Remy Rummel
Director, English Language Development
303-387-0149

Cindy Close
ELD Team Lead         
720-325-4099          
Becky Corr
ELD Team Lead         
720-582-3437         
Christina Levesque
Administrative Assistant
303-387-0191

Young girl dancing on stage wearing Indian costumingProviding meaningful support for English Learners and their families

 

The Douglas County School District celebrates the diversity of its students and provides academic, social-emotional, and community based support for its families. Approximately 3,400 English Learners attend school in Douglas County in grades K-12, and 97 languages are represented. The top 6 languages in DCSD are Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Vietnamese, Russian and Korean.

English Language Development
Douglas County School District’s English Language Development Department is committed to providing a World Class Education for English Learners resulting in globally competitive community members. Our priority is to support English Learners in gaining proficiency in English in order to communicate effectively, elicit critical thinking, work collaboratively and creatively, value and celebrate diversity, and to graduate with the motivation and ability to pursue higher education and/or competitively compete in and contribute to the global workforce.

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Douglas County School District Nondiscrimination Notice: The Douglas County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment of, or employment in educational programs or activities. The School District’s Compliance Officer is Ted Knight, Assistant Superintendent, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, complianceofficer@dcsdk12.org, 303-387-0067. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public.