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Title III

DISTRICT INTERPRETER

Sylvia Bourgeois, District Interpreter
985.879.6400 Ext. 336
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Program Description

Title III is designed to improve the education of limited English proficient (LEP) children and youths by helping them learn English and meet challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards.

Terrebonne Parish Title III

Identifies the educational and language needs of the ELL student based on their language proficiency

  • Helps educators set goals for improving the language proficiency of all ELL students in the parish
  • Helps to develop programs for each individual ELL student in order to support/supplement mainstream instruction
  • Measures student progress through reporting, LEAP, iLEAP, ELDA, GEE
  • Assists educators in developing academic accommodation plans to assist ELL students in the  mainstream classroom
  • Promotes ELL parental involvement through reading, math, study skills, homework and organizational workshops for students parents

What can Title III do for my ELL student?

Title III provides these resources to ELL students and their teachers:

  • Rosetta Stone
  • Electronic Translators in Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish
  • Quarterly Professional Development
  • English-Spanish Interpreter
  • Language Proficiency Testing for new students
  • Funds available for the purchase of classroom resources to aid ELL students
  • Parent Homework Handbooks in English, Vietnamese, and Spanish
  • Dictionaries in a variety of languages
  • 3 ELL teachers

How is my ELL student identified?

  • All students are enrolled in the Terrebonne Parish Schools regardless of documentation or visa status
  • During enrollment, parents complete a home language survey in their native language indicating what languages are spoken by the student
  • Students are then placed in the appropriate programs to improve their language proficiency

DISTRICT ELL TEACHERS

Thanh Rhodes, ELL Teacher
985.879.6400 Ext. 281
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Sherry Marchive, ELL Teacher
985.879.6400 Ext. 281
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Evelyn McCulla, ELL Teacher
985.879.6400 Ext. 281
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