Working together for our children
English Language Learners

Assessment and Accountability
Curriculum Support for ELLs
Glossary of Terms
Parent Advisory Council
Consejo Consultivo Del Padre
Language Resources
Spanish Language Resources

ELL Program Online
Features – Program Handbook, Enrollment, Guidelines, Checklist, Surveys, Refusal, Intervention, Advisory, and more...
In-District Login


Language Resources

Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary — Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate.

Launch Visuwords™ - online graphical dictionary and thesaurus

Mora’s Modules -

Stanford University’s Public Videos and English Language Development -

The Best Web 2.0 Applications for Educators -

Internet Resources for ELL -

TESOL Teaching Links -

Pinzon’s 25 Best ELL Teacher Resources -

Elementary Web Sites for English Language Learners -

Reading Quest Strategies for Comprehension -

Storyline Writers’ Guild Readers -

Google Language Tools -

English Banana ELL Podcasts -

WIDA’s CAN DO Descriptors -

English Language Learners Department

Milagros Bravo
Director of Second Language Programs

Ania Figueroa
Staff Development Facilitator

Misael Nascimento
ELL Coordinator

Rosana Tse
ELL Community Liaison/Interpreter

Florentina Marchisotto
Administrative Assistant

D62 offers Spanish as a Second Language classes to students in grades 7 and 8.

D62 website translation – Google translate tool can be used for a quick translation. Select the desired language and seconds later read it in your favorite lanaguage.

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Directions to Administration Center

Leon Smaage
Administration Center

777 East Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016-6281