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:
Culturally relevant pedagogy
Bilingual support staff
Integrated classroom support for language and content
Dedicated EL staff
Attention to English reading, writing, listening and speaking acquisition
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:
District EL and MEP Coordinator