Dearborn Public Schools

January, 2017

More Visitors to Dearborn

A team from Ann Arbor Public Schools visited Dearborn Public Schools to learn more about the successful EL program in place.  They are in the process of evaluating their EL program and were particularly interested in guidance toward the push-in delivery model for EL support.  They were enthralled to see how ELD Specialists work directly with general … Read more

Fordson High School Hosts Visitors

A team of educators from Kentwood High School spent an engaging day at Fordson High School on Tuesday, December 17, 2016.    Kentwood Public Schools ​has experienced a significant growth in their EL population in the past year and recognize the need to restructure their EL services and professional development.  The team of administrators and teachers were … Read more

New Families – Parent Meeting

The EL Department hosted another parent meeting for DPS families new to the country.  Parents rotated through three sessions that were planned based on parents’ survey results.  The sessions provided information on Adult Education (ESL Classes), Health & Dental and Special Education Services.    

2016-17 Parent University

The district is offering FREE parent workshops at 10 locations. The next one is Friday, January 20, 2017 from 9-10am. Parents are invited to bring their infants and toddlers to these sessions for hands-on learning. . . **Click on images below to enlarge**  

Cajon Valley Visitors Share their Reflections about Dearborn Schools

“Encouraged by [Dearborn Public Schools’] example and success.  Setting the precedence will enable us to move forward with confidence.”  Jo Alegria, Cajon Valley School Board President *** *** “I was mostly impressed by the clear-eyed focus and sheer dedication to English Learner students. I saw this in several ways that stood out: Your teaching team … Read more

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