Welcome to Owatonna Public Schools English Learner Program!

The district has services for students and families to help all multilingual learners succeed.
The district aims to provide the following supports:

Culture:
Culturally relevant pedagogy
Family engagement
Bilingual support staff

Language:
Integrated classroom support for language and content
Dedicated EL staff
Attention to English reading, writing, listening and speaking acquisition

Content:
Multimodal language support (visuals, kinesthetic, tactile, and auditory)
Home language support and resources for beginners
Emphasis on academic language

If you have any questions about the EL program or would like help with enrolling a multilingual student, please contact:

Amy Young
District EL and MEP Coordinator
(507) 444-8634