English Learner Program
English Learner Acquisition Programs
Descriptions of the language acquisition programs provided in the Glendale Unified School District are listed below.
- Structured English Immersion (SEI) Program 1: A language acquisition program for English learners in which nearly all classroom instruction is provided in English, but with curriculum and a presentation designed for pupils who are learning English. Instruction is based on ELD and grade level content standards. Students in Program 1 receive grades in English Language Development only for English Language Arts.
- English Language Mainstream/(ELM) Program 2: A language acquisition program for English learners in which students are taught ELD and other core subjects using district-adopted textbooks and supplementary materials. Instruction is based on ELD and grade level content standards. Students in Program 2 receive grades in English Language Development and English Language Arts.
- Dual-Language Immersion (DLI) Program: A language acquisition program that provides language learning and academic instruction for native speakers of English and native speakers of another language, with the goals of high academic achievement, first and second langauge proficiency, and cross-cultural understanding. Participation in the DLI program is contingent on application and space availability.