TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Angelica Infante-Green,state associate commissioner of the Office of Bilingual Education and Foreign Language Studies, will visit the Tarrytown school district’s dual language classrooms on Monday, Nov. 10.
Infante-Green will also meet with Tarrytown parents whose children are enrolled in the district’s dual language classes and will join Tarrytown Superintendent of Schools Christopher Clouet in a roundtable discussion with other officials from school districts with dual language programs.
Before joining the state Education Department, Infante-Green was executive director of the Office of English Language Learners in the New York City Department of Education and began her career as a teacher and a dual language project director in New York City schools.
The Tarrytown dual language program provides students with the opportunity to learn a second language while continuing to develop their native language proficiency. Students are exposed to the same curriculum as their peers while also having the opportunity to learn a second language.
Dual language classes include a balance of students from Spanish-language and English-language backgrounds who participate together in instructional activities presented in two languages.
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