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​​ Welcome to the Department of Language Development! 

Our mission of the Department of Language Development is to support students, parents, teachers, and principals with resources, instructional practices, data analysis, and any and all information that is beneficial in creating the best academic and equitable school experience with research based instructional practices that will lead to the success of our English Language Learners in BVSD. ​

The Boulder Valley School District Department of English Language Development is proud to serve English Language learners from 81 language backgrounds!  On this website you will find our instructional frameworks and other resources that will provide you with a quick overview of our services to English Language learners.

Boulder Valley School District teachers and administrators can find specific program and instructional resources and lesson plans by accessing the IMS (Instructional Management System) English Language Development section. 

Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO) Letter to Parents in SPANISH - AMAOlettertoparents-SPANISH.pdfAMAOlettertoparents-SPANISH.pdf

Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO) Letter to Parents in ENGLISH - AMAOLettertoparents.pdfAMAOLettertoparents.pdf

Yamil Herrera720-561-5214yamil.herrera@bvsd.org
Kristin Nelson-Steinhoff720-561-5183kristin.nelson-stein@bvsd.org
Dr. Wendy Sparrow720-561-6039wendy.sparrow@bvsd.org
Julie Benmellah720-561-6171julie.benmellah@bvsd.org
Katie Bell720-561-6063katie.bell@bvsd.org
Meghan McCracken720-561-6030meghan.mccracken@bvsd.org