EL Program

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    High School District 211 offers a complete English as a Second Language curriculum serving over 500 English learners who speak more than 40 different languages.  District 211 also offers free ESL classes for adults, as well as Spanish language courses for Spanish-speaking students.  District 211 is proud of its linguistic and cultural diversity and is committed to providing extraordinary opportunities for all of our student and families.



    Date Event
    TBA Summit for Bilingual Parents, Hilton/Chicago Oak Brook
    September 27, 2017 First Generation College Night, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Palatine High School
    Monthly Latino Parents Monthly Meeting,  Hoffman Estates High School, Palatine High School
    Contact Jerry Trevino for more information: 847-755-6725
  • To learn more about the English Language Learner Programs in School District 211, contact us by email or by phone.

    Jacquese L. Gilbert, Bilingual Program Director 847-755-6725

    Conant High School – Margaret Comes, ESL Department Chair 847-755-3600

    Fremd High School – Arron McCurley, ESL Department Chair  847-755-2600

    Hoffman Estates High School – Alex Bernstein, ESL Department Chair  847-755-5600

    Palatine High School – Seju C. Jain, ESL Department Chair  847-755- 1600

    Schaumburg High School – Leanne Fanelli, ESL Department Chair  847-755- 4600