In alignment with Colorado's standards, Telluride Schools offers an English Language Development (ELD) Program to support Multilingual Learners (ML) in becoming bilingual and bi-literate or multilingual and multiliterate.
Alignment with Colorado's English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards: Our curriculum acknowledges students’ first languages and cultures as strengths and provides a clear pathway to literacy and proficiency in multiple languages.
Individualized Support: Assessments guide personalized instruction, targeting specific language skills.
Integrated Learning: ELD instruction complements other subject areas, promoting a unified educational experience.
Family Engagement: We work closely with families to support students' language development.
Assessments: We follow Colorado's guidelines for regular proficiency assessments.
Individualized Plans: Tailored plans address students' unique language needs.
Teacher Training: Our staff is trained to support diverse learners effectively.
Collaboration and Transition Support: We foster collaboration between ELD specialists and mainstream teachers and support students as they move into mainstream classes.
Telluride Schools' ELD Program celebrates language as a bridge to success and community connection, reflecting Colorado's commitment to linguistic and academic growth.
Visit the Colorado Department of Education for more information!