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Dual Language Immersion Program

Teachers and Families

"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way."
- Frank Smith

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DLI program information

MPS Dual Language Immersion Program

Why Dual Language?

Dual Language Immersion Elementary Schools
Hermosa Vista Elementary School

Grades K - 4 (K-6 by 2021 - 2022)
50/50 Model - English/Spanish

Keller Elementary School

Grades K - 6
50/50 Model - English/Spanish

STAMP 4Se Resources/Recursos


Take a test/Tomar un examen
Access reports


Sample Tests/Ejemplos del examen


Benchmark and Rubric Guide
Guía y rúbrica


Parent Information
Información para padres

Connect your classroom to the World! Mystery guest!

Happy World Foundation

Global Connect
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Microsoft Educator Community

Create a teacher account to connect with the world!

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Questions about our DLI Program?


Patricia Fernandez,

Dual Language Immersion Specialist

MPS Teaching and Learning Departments

Access to other departments

Acceso a otros departamentos

Math, Science, Social Studies
World Languages

Information and Resources

MPS DLI Targets
MPS K-6 Grade Level Proficiency Targets

MPS K-6 Metas de Fluidez para cada grado

Professional Learning Resources
Microsoft Education
Webinars for Language Teachers

by Vista Higher Learning

No Turning Back: New Pathways to Proficiency

Recorded webinar -Ken Stewart
April, 2020

AVANT free pre-recorded webinars

Proficiency, engagement, assessment and more

Arizona K-12 Standards

Content and Language

ACTFL Performance Descriptors
New! NCSSFL - ACTFL Can - Do Statements
ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines

National Organizations World Languages and Dual Language Immersion


Arizona Language Association


American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language


Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition


National Association for Bilingual Education

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