Alternative Language Services

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Alternative Language Services Department is to provide culturally competent educational support to schools, families, and communities of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds through program services, professional interaction, effective communication, and community collaboration.


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Public Notices

  • NEW – Title VI Indian Education Parent Committee Meeting
    • August 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm
    • Jordan Auxiliary Services Building (7905 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah)
    • Conference Room 162 (Enter the building at the main entrance near the flag pole.)
    • Welcome to attend: Parents, students, counselors, teachers principals and patrons of the District.
  • NEW – English Learner Parent Advisory Committee Meetings (2 options)
    • October 12, 2016 at 9:30 am and 6:30 pm
    • Jordan Auxiliary Services Building (7905 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah)
    • Presentation Room (Enter the building at the main entrance near the flag pole.)
    • Welcome to attend: All parents of English learners are welcome to attend

Coming Soon and Ongoing

  • NEW – Professional Development Offerings – Beginning soon!
    • Read and Do Book Studies- New – Online (JPLS Search: ALS)
      • Beginning September 6, 2016 – 99 More Ideas and Activities (SIOP) (Must have attended a SIOP Training or Book Study)
      • Beginning September 8, 2016 – Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk That Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understanding (Knowledge of WIDA and/or SIOP helpful but not required. Open to anyone.)
  • JSD ESL Endorsement
  • Utah State Office of Education Sponsored ESL Endorsement
    • USOE is developing an online option for obtaining the ESL endorsement.
    • Space is very limited.
    • Two classes are currently being offered.
    • For registration and more information: Online ESL Endorsement Courses
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