English Language Learner Program Services

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If you’ve ever wondered how Geary County School USD 475 provides assistance to English language learners, look no further. Susan Pender, ELL Coordinator for Geary County Schools USD 475 explains the program here on connectED. For readers who are more comfortable reading in another language, connectED can be easily translated by using the Google Translation feature which is integrated into this website (as well as other district websites). To change the language of this website click on the drop-down menu of languages in the sidebar.

Services for students with limited English language proficiency are provided through the district the English Language Learner (ELL) program.  Parents fill out a home language survey when they enroll their child.  Based on these results, students are screened for English language proficiency.  If they do not meet the state criteria for English proficiency, they can receive English language assistance through the district ELL program.

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