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Ms. DeAnna Day

Email: 
dday@amherst.k12.va.us
Phone: 
528-6499 extension 26845
Classes Taught: 
English as a Second Language
The PROCESS OF IDENTIFICATION:
  • Upon enrollment parents complete a Home Language Survey.

  • An English language proficiency test (WIDA-ACCESS Placement Test) is administered to determine the level of instruction needed.

The ROLE of the ESL INSTRUCTOR is to:

  • Provide English instruction at the appropriate level (not bilingual education), from beginning conversational skills to reading and writing skills necessary for grade level assignments. Based on consultation with the classroom teacher, instruction takes place in a "pull-out" setting or as in-class support.

  • Evaluate and report progress based on the WIDA Access for ELLs English Language Proficiency Test (administered yearly)

  • Facilitate communication between teacher and student, and between school staff and the home.

Schedule

M-Amherst Elementary and Amherst High School

T- Amherst Middle, Central Elementary and Amherst Elementary 

W-High School  the entire day.  End of the day car rider duty at Amherst Elementary.

TH-Amherst Middle, Amherst Elementary and seventh period at Amherst Middle

F-Amherst Elementary and Amherst High School

 

Helpful Websites

www.colorincolorado.org/families

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/esl/

https://ncela.ed.gov/

https://www.soundsofenglish.org/

https://www.uscis.gov/

 

 

 

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