Do you hold early childhood education certification? Are you bilingual and biliterate in French, Korean, or Spanish and interested in teaching Gwinnett’s AKS curriculum in your native language?
Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs currently are available in six elementary schools in Gwinnett County Public Schools. Annistown ES, Baldwin ES, Bethesda ES, Camp Creek, and Ivy Creek offer a Spanish program and French is offered at Trip ES. Next August, Level Creek ES and Meadowcreek ES will begin offering a Spanish DLI program to kindergartners, with Parsons ES launching the district’s first Korean DLI program the following year. Starting with kindergarten, the programs build by the addition of one grade level each year.
If you’re interested in learning more about what it’s like to teach DLI in GCPS, you are invited to an informational session:
— Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center (ISC) in the Meadowcreek Room (Building 200)
— Thursday, Feb. 1, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the ISC in the Central Gwinnett Room (Building 200)
Please RSVP to Dr. Virin Vedder (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’d like to attend. If you’re not yet certified but are interested in pursuing certification for DLI, you are welcome to attend this meeting or contact Dr. Vedder with questions about what steps to take toward DLI certification.