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Our Commitments

From Small Seeds Grow Mighty Trees


English as a Second Language Departmental Expectations

We Commit To...


  • Serve our children in a multitude of capacities 

    • Celebrate Growth

    • Facilitate communication for our scholars to survive and thrive 

    • Foster inclusion and integrate our students into general population through opportunities within our schools

    • Hold students to high expectations to show what is possible.

    • Give our attention and create spaces of belonging

    • Be on time and be present for our children

  • Be an advocate to our students and parents

    • Communicate important school information and progress

    • Partner and inform General Education teachers about our scholars

    • Providing resources to empower our community

    • Create opportunities for engagement outside of the school setting for students and parents

  • Embrace each other and support our team members

    • Assume the best in our colleagues and give grace and mercy.

    • Address issues directly, in private and professionally

    • Intentionally make time to collaborate and peer review each other’s work to produce high quality products

    • Capitalize on one another’s strengths to improve the capacity of the team.

    • Constantly striving toward a true PLC model; sharing resources, peer observation and feedback.

    • Assisting one another in facilitating relationships and communication with our families. 


Updated 7.30.2020