Bilingual Education

Mission Statement:

The Department of Bilingual Education will support schools in closing the achievement gap by ensuring academic and language proficiency for all English language learners & bilingual education students through sheltered instruction and the continued development of L1 & L2. (click on link below)

 Bilingual Department Operational System
Department Services:

Our department strives to assist the district by following the Department Goals:

  • A.  Make progress in learning English as measured by the ACCESS for ELLs
  • B.  Attain English proficiency as measured by the ACCESS for ELLs
  • C.  Meet or exceed School Growth Targets (SGT) as measured by NMSBA
  • D.  Become bilingual/biliterate in L1 & L2 as measured by ACCESS for ELLs & Woodcock Munoz.
  • E.  Meet academic standards & benchmarks in all subject areas as measured by SCA/course grades
  • F.  All DPS bilingual programs will meet PED compliance regulations


Contact the Bilingual Education Office
Phone:  575-543-1000
Location: 501 W. Florida
Fax:      575- 543-1003
Person Title Extension Email
Michael Chavez Director of Bilingual Education 1041
Christina Endrizzi Administrative Assistant 1042
Jodi Apodaca Bilingual Data / Secretary 1053



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