Office of English Learner (EL) Programs and Services

EL Programs and Services

The Office of EL Programs and Services oversees and maintains services provided to ELs and immigrant youth in support of state and federal regulations. The main functions are to provide comprehensive registration services and ensure high-quality school-based programs that assist ELs to reach proficiency in English while meeting and exceeding state content standards. The  Global Welcome Center responds to requests for information and assesses for EL Program eligibility. Instructional Services supports educators in implementing best practice techniques for ELs. Translation Services facilitates communication with families of ELs.



    Link to the Global Welcome Center      Link to PWCS Translation Services      Link to K-12 EL Programs

 

 

Weather-Related Delayed/Canceled Policy

In the event of a delayed opening to the PWCS school day, the Global Welcome Center offices will open at 10 a.m.  Every effort will be made to reschedule the missed appointments to another time on the same day. Please call the Welcome Center office to make arrangements for an appointment time that meets your needs.

 

Manassas - 571-402-3800

Woodbridge - 571-374-6813

For more information on EL Programs and Services, contact Lynmara Colón, Director, at 703-791-8745 or email colonlx@pwcs.edu.

2019-20 Professional Learning Opportunities in English Learner (EL) Techniques

Teacher in front of a group of adult learners.

PWCS Teachers seeking to gain knowledge in EL techniques can register for courses this summer or during the school year. View course descriptions and schedules.

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Executive Office

Based at Kelly Leadership Center


Lynmara Colón

Director of English Learner Programs and Services
colonlx@pwcs.edu
703-791-8745

David Kennedy
Executive Secretary

kennedm@pwcs.edu
703-791-8745

Vacant
Bookkeeper

703-791-7453

Based at New Dominion Site

Christina Lo
Supervisor of EL Instruction
locj@pwcs.edu
571-402-3143 (New Dominion office)
703-791-7301 (KLC office)
703-986-4022 (cell)

Eileen Lockhart
EL Professional Development Coordinator
lockhaex@pwcs.edu
571-402-3142 (office)
703-986-4014 (cell)

Donna Hankins
K-12 Dual Language
Assessment & EL Intervention
Specialist
hankindk@pwcs.edu
571-402-3136 (office)

Patti Kobryn
Elementary EL Program
Specialist
kobrynpm@pwcs.edu
571-402-3139 (office)

Mandy Livings
Elementary EL Program

Specialist
livingar@pwcs.edu
571-402-3135 (office)

Lisa Manikas
Secondary EL Program
Specialist
manikalx@pwcs.edu
571-402-3130 (office)

Vacant
Secondary EL Program 
Specialist


Crystal Robinson
ELs in Special Programs

Specialist
robinscj@pwcs.edu
571-402-3132 (office)

Marie Schumann
Elementary EL Program 
Specialist
schumamk@pwcs.edu
571-402-3137 (office)