ELL Department


  • Monica Broome              Director of Exceptional Student Education; District ELL Coordinator  (850) 245-3800   mbroome@fsu.edu

    Ellen Rushing                 ELL Paraprofessional; Intervention Specialist   rushinge@fsu.edu

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  • ELL Program Goals

    • To develop the students’ English language proficiency in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension.
    • To ensure that English Language Learners continue to develop and acquire skills and concepts in content area subjects while they are developing their English  language skills.
    • To encourage communication between school and home that will promote the educational success of English Language Learners. 
  • Metas del Programa

    • Desarrollar la habilidad de hablar y escribir el inglés y de entender al escucharlo y leerlo.
    • Asegurarnos de que los estudiantes del idioma inglés continúen desarrollando y adquiriendo las destrezas y los conceptos de las materias mientras están desarrollando sus destrezas en el idioma inglés.
    • Fomentar la comunicación entre las escuelas y el hogar para promover el éxito de los estudiantes ELL. 
  • Literacy Resources for Parents and Teachers of English Language Learners

    ¡Colorín Colorado!
    "A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners." This is "a free web-based service that provides information, activities and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs)."

    International Reading Association(IRA)
    The International Reading Association (IRA) is "a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy...by: improving the quality of reading instruction; disseminating research and information about reading; and encouraging the lifetime reading habit."

    Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)
    "Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States." This organization "prepares and motivates children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them most."

    Reading Rockets
    "Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help."