Office of World Languages

The Office of World Languages advances student achievement through the design, implementation, and assessment of ESOL, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, and Spanish curricula, preK-12 and provides students with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century workplace. 


  • Prepare world languages curriculum guides and exams that align with state and national standards.
  • Promote the longest possible sequence of study of a language.
  • Provide support that leads to improved student achievement on countywide exams and state assessments
  • Provide direct services and support to schools, English Learners and their families, and community groups as outlined in the Master Plan.
  • Promote increased participation in national assessments.
  • Oversee the identification and selection of appropriate textbooks and resources and provide support and training to teaching staff.
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