Spanish Immersion Pilot Program

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The Fox Chapel Area School District will be opening a Spanish Immersion pilot program at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. The program will be open to students in our current kindergarten classes and will be housed at Kerr Elementary School. The purpose of this page is to provide additional information to parents and guardians about the program.

Want to learn more about the district's Spanish Immersion pilot program? Watch the video below. (New!)

Click below to view a PDF of the presentation that is given at the Spanish Immersion parent meetings. (New!)

Click below for a brochure on the district's Spanish Immersion Program.

Click below to see an open enrollment advertisement for the program.

Click below to view a parental commitment form.

Click below for the Spanish Immersion Program admission guidelines.

Clikc below for an information guide on the program.

Click below for the Spanish Immersion Program application.

Click below to see the Spanish Immersion parent informational nights post card.

 

Click below to read an article on the program that appeared in the Tribune Review.
https://triblive.com/local/foxchapel/14049154-74/fox-chapel-area-to-launch-spanish-immersion-program

 

These articles/video provide additional information.

What the Research Say about Immersion
http://carla.umn.edu/immersion/documents/ImmersionResearch_TaraFortune.html

Dual Language Learning: 6 Key Insight for Schools
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/09/17/dual-language-learning-6-key-insights-for-schools.html

Languages and Learners Making the Match
https://www.pearsonhighered.com/assets/samplechapter/0/1/3/2/0132855216.pdf

Click below to view a video entitled, "Benefits of a Bilingual Brain."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMmOLN5zBLY