Dr. Mark Eichenlaub,
Regional Superintendent

Staci Oliver,
Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Mark Eichenlaub,
Regional Superintendent

Staci Oliver,
Assistant Superintendent

English as a Second Language Program (ESL)
Providing a Transitional Program of Instruction to St. Clair County English Language Learners in grades K – 12.
Contact Lora Bress at (618) 825-3959

lbress@stclairroe.org

Contact Amanda Swaim at (618) 825-3960 aswaim@stclairroe.org

In order to register a student in the ESL program the student must first be screened and the ESL office notified.  Once your student has been accepted please click on the Registration button below to register them for the program.

 

Classes

A.M. Program  8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. (Doors open at 8:20 a.m.)

English Language Learners in grades 6 – 12

District arranged transportation picks students up at home and transports them to the St. Clair County ROE

Sheltered content classes offered in English as a Second Language, science, social studies, geography, civics and government, U.S. history, consumer education, or health.

Students take three classes per school year with classes counting toward graduation requirements.

 

P.M. Program  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

English Language Learners in grades  K – 5

English as a Second Language including reading, writing, speaking, and listening is taught

Students are picked up at their home district schools, brought to the ESL Program at the ROE and returned to their homes after school.

Staff

Lora Bress, Teacher

Amanda Swaim, Teacher

English as a Second Language Program Schedule 2019-2020

First day for a.m. classes is Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
First day for p.m. classes is Wednesday August 24, 2022.

The ESL Program will NOT meet on the following days:

  • Monday, September 5, 2022 – Labor Day Holiday
  • Monday, October 10, 2022 – Columbus Day
  • Friday, October 21, 2022 – Teacher Inservice
  • (p.m classes only) Monday, October 31, 2022 – No p.m. classes
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – Election Day
  • Friday, November 11, 2022 – Veterans’ Day Holiday
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022 through Friday, November 25, 2022 – Thanksgiving Break.
  • Monday, December 19, 2022 – Christmas Break Begins.  Classes resume January 2, 2023
  • Monday, Januray 16, 2023 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • (p.m. classes only)Tuesday, February 14, 2023 – No p.m. classes
  • Monday, February 20, 2023 – Presidents’ Day
  • Monday, April 3, 2023 through Monday, April 7, 2023 – Spring Break

*LAST DAY for ESL classes – To Be Determined*

* Additional days may be added to the calendar at a later date

* Ending date is to be arranged.

NOTE:

If your student’s school is in session on these days, he or she should stay in the regular school the whole day. Students may need alternative bussing arrangements.

If your student’s school is not in session on these days, he or she should not come to ESL.