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English Learner Services

The Tulare Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees intends to provide English learners with challenging curriculum and instruction that develops proficiency in English as rapidly and effectively as possible while facilitating student achievement in the district’s regular course of study.

Mission for English Learners

The mission of Tulare Joint Union High School District is to provide students equal access to a quality educational program that will increase their English language acquisition in a safe and nurturing environment to prepare them to be fully functioning members of society.

District Goals for English Learners

  1. To develop literacy skills appropriate to grade level content and performance standards.
  2. To develop academic English language fluency rapidly and as efficiently as possible in order for students to participate fully in appropriate and meaningful instruction.
  3. To develop academic achievement in all content areas appropriate to grade-level standards.

Additional English Learners Information

Title III
English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)
English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)

Meet Our Staff

Luis Cobarruvias
ELD Site Coordinator
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Zilda Hilliard
ELD Department Chair
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Edward Kotoian
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Claudia Ramos
Community Liaison
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Mike Hazelwood
ELD Teacher
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Doug Jones
ELD Teacher
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Diane Reis
ELD Teacher, Department Chair
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Melissa Trauger
ELD Teacher
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