Multilingual Committee

Chair: Naveed Hasan - naveed@cs.columbia.edu

Mission: Support D3 multilingual (ML) learning, including parents, families concerns and citywide, district and school level issues. D3 ML modalities include Dual Language (DL) programs, English Language Learning (ELL,) English as a New Language (ENL) students and bilingual enrichment programs. Interface with the Citywide Council for English Language Learners (CCELL) and any interested CEC ELL representatives from other districts.

CEC 3 Multilingual Committee Video Playlist


https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_u_mNYs_aPT88PEYMGSl2Relj2NnO-Xf



CEC 3 Multilingual Committee Meeting on January 11, 2022

[Video, 1 hour and 24 minutes]

  • Meet & greet

  • Status report on District 3 Dual Language programs

  • Target language instructional time catch up from pandemic setbacks

  • Language teaching staffing situation

  • Student enrollment

  • Lafayette Academy expansion 6-12 IB school proposal



New York French American Charter School Public Hearing on January 27, 2022

[Video, 21 minutes]

  • Full-Term Renewal




CEC 3 Multilingual Committee Meeting on February 15, 2022

[Video, 1 hour and 22 minutes]

  • New French Dual Language Program starting (from Pre-Kindergarten) at P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth this fall!

  • Start planning 2022 Multilingual Showcase.

  • Forming a parent group across newer Dual Language programs to share best practices, strategies and tips on how progress is made in the initial years.

  • Target language proficiency and progress tracking system; Setting up an official DOE report card structure for Dual Language students.

  • Catching up with target language learning loss due to the pandemic. Helping schools help our students with a plan to address this critical issue.

  • Lafayette Academy expansion planning status update.



New York City Council Committee on Education Hearing on February 28, 2022

[Video, 3 hours and 54 minutes]

  • Oversight - COVID Impact on English Language Learners (ELLs)


CEC 3 Multilingual Committee Meeting on March 15, 2022

[Video, 49 minutes]

  • 2022 Multilingual Showcase planning

  • P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth French DL Pre-K registration ongoing

  • Updates & attendee chat time


CEC 3 Town Hall on March 30, 2022

[Video, 1 hour and 5 minutes]


CEC 3 Multilingual Committee Meeting on April 12, 2022

[Video, 58 minutes]

  • 2022 Multilingual Showcase planning

  • Updates & attendee chat time


CEC 3 Multilingual Committee Meeting on May 9, 2022

[Video, 56 minutes]

  • 2022 Multilingual Showcase coming up on June 8, 2022 at 6:30pm

  • Target language teacher recruitment pipeline for DOE schools

  • Lafayette Academy expansion updates


2022 Multilingual Showcase on June 8, 2022

[Video, 1 hour and 20 minutes]

  • Introduction

  • 3:31 Multilingual Earth Day (P.S. 242M International Baccalaureate school)

  • 4:26 Education en Français à New York (P.S. 84M French Music)

  • 1:26 Ms. Sirman & RDLP (P.S. 145M Russian 4th grade)

  • 1:38 Nargiz (P.S. 145M Russian 2nd grade)

  • 2:42 Italian Curriculum (P.S. 132K Italian Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grade)

  • 1:55 Italian Fairy (P.S. 132K Italian Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grade)

  • 1:37 Italian Shops (P.S. 132K Italian Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grade)

  • 2:07 Alisa (P.S. 145M Russian 2nd grade)

  • 0:41 Matteo (M.S. 256M Italian 7th grade)

  • 0:54 Marco (P.S. 69Q Italian Kindergarten)

  • 0:19 Daniele (P.S. 163M Italian 1st grade)

  • 6:19 L'école de mes rêves (P.S. 84M French Drama)

  • 1:58 Nella Notte Blu (P.S. 112K Italian 2nd grade)

  • 3:10 Il bimboleone e altri bambini (P.S. 112K Italian 4th grade)

  • 1:49 Elijah (P.S. 145M Russian 2nd grade)

  • 0:36 Mariam (P.S. 145M Russian 2nd grade)

  • 2:58 Italian at YDMA (P.S. 242M Italian Pre-K & Kindergarten)

  • 2:46 Lucy (P.S. 145M Russian 2nd grade)

  • 0:21 Rustam, Jacob & Jonathan (P.S. 145M Russian 3-K & 2nd grade)

  • Conclusion

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Borough - Districts Served @ Site Location as of September 18, 2022

Bronx - Serving Districts 7, 9, 10 @ Grace Dodge Campus, 2474 Crotona Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458

Bronx - Serving Districts 8, 11, 12 @ Stevenson Campus, 1980 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473

Brooklyn - Serving Districts 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 23, 32 @ Boys & Girls High School, 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Brooklyn - Serving Districts 17, 18, 20, 21, 22 @ P.S. 152 School of Science & Technology, 725 East 23rd Street, Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11210

Manhattan - Serving Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 @ High School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th Street, Auditorium, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10011

Queens - Serving Districts 27, 28, 29 @ 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard, 1st Floor, Jamaica, NY 11435

Queens - Serving Districts 24, 25, 26, 30 @ P.S. 19 Marino P. Jeantet School, 98-02 Roosevelt Avenue, Corona, NY 11368

Staten Island - Serving District 31 @ Petrides Family Welcome Center, 715 Ocean Terrace, Building A, Staten Island, NY 10301