Office of World Languages
The Office of World Languages is a part of the Department of Liberal Arts and is responsible for the written, taught, and assessed curricula for World Languages and ESOL.

Additionally, the office provides for instruction in seven world languages as well as for English for Speakers of Other Languages at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Elementary World Language FAQ

World Languages
  • Provides instruction for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, and Spanish in middle and high school levels.
  • Supports world language magnet programs at Wellwood International Elementary School, Sudbrook Magnet Middle School, and Deer Park Magnet Middle School.
  • Provides direct instructional and educational support to immigrants, refugees, non-permanent residents, or native-born Americans with limited English proficiency.
  • Facilitates translations of key Baltimore County documents and forms.



The ESOL Welcome Center at Old Court Middle School
Families must call the ESOL Welcome Center to make an appointment Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Please call 410-887-6752

More information
Arabic | Burmese | Chinese | Nepalese | Spanish | Urdu

Candice Lenet
Emee Abellana
Administrative Secretary

ESOL at Old Court Middle School
4627 Old Court Road
Baltimore, MD 21208
Fax: 410-922-4340

Brian Schiffer
Director, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and World Languages
Judy Opfer

Kimberley Shinozaki

Jacquelyn Cioffi
Resource Teacher

Mara Ma
Resource Teacher

Nadine Noon
Administrative Secretary I

Deborah Wilson-Matusky
Resource Teacher


Margaret Berrios-Brown
Resource Teacher

Donna Miller
Resource Teacher

Natalie Williams
Administrative Secretary III

Office of World Languages
Jefferson Building, 3rd floor
105 W. Chesapeake Ave.
Towson, MD. 21204
Fax: 410-494-4575

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