WELCOMETO THEENGLISH LANGUAGELEARNERS (ELL) DEPARTMENT
Diane Guarino - CoordinatorLoretta Tusa—Head TeacherOffice located:Medford High School—2nd FloorSubmaster’s Area
Medford High School—2nd Floor—C217Mrs. L. TusaMrs. R. ParisseMrs. H. Mostafa(781) 393-2348
Roy E. Belson, Superintendent
Beverly G. NelsonDeputy Superintendent781 393-2364IMPORTANT ABBREVIATIONSSEI—Sheltered English Immersion—
Students are taught all subjects in English .Help in the native language is provided forclarification if sufficient students in theschool are speakers of the second languageand a translator is available. For districtpurposes students are designated as SEI 1 orSEI 2.
SEI 1—Level 1 of Sheltered EnglishImmersion –
Students are essentially in theEnglish learning phase of their education.This phase will last at least one year, but may be extended if it is deemed appropriate forthe student.
SEI 2—Level 2 of Sheltered EnglishImmersion
Students continue to learn English but are ina transitioning process. They will take someclasses with regular English-speaking class-mates in rooms where the teacher has beenor is being trained in techniques to make thesubject matter more understandable to stu-dents who are still learning English.
Students continue to receive English lan-guage support.
employ experimentation to determine creativesolutions to visual problems.
seek and accept assistance, if needed, in prepar-ing a portfolio for art school applications.
Medford School CommitteeMayor Michael McGlynn-ChairPaulette Van der Kloot—Co-Chair Ann Marie Cugno, Secretary John FalcoSharon Guzik William O’Keefe, Jr.George ScarpelliELL STAFFHigh School Andrews Middle
Ms. A. Boardman Ms. R. LavinoMs. L. Beaulier Ms. L. TrottaMs. S. McDanielMs. M. MonteiroMr. G. Nguyen
Ms. E. AugotMr. E. Carre
Brooks School Roberts School
Ms. L. White Ms. A. CahillMs. H. LiuMs. J. ReinoldMs. Merideth BowserMs. G. Santos, Para
Columbus School McGlynn School
Ms. N. DeRosa Ms. T. Castagnetti