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