English as a New Language
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Any questions?  
Please contact ENL Chairperson, Mr. Robert Dennis
                                                                                 rdennis@pobschools.org  (516) 434-3139  
We always love to hear from you!
Click HERE to access our ENL Family Guide, which provides detailed overview of the ENL program in our school district.
Check out our ENL Family Guide Webpage HERE
Important Information Regarding Changes to NYS Common Core Exams in ELA and Mathematics, Grades 3-8
Please click the links below to read information in several languages:
 Events During the 2016-2017 School Year:
ENL Parent Tea: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
This event will take place at 7:00 pm at JFK HS Library.  Parents are invited to join us for an informational evening about our K-12 program, curriculum, state testing, graduation requirements, and to meet and speak with their child's teachers.  Click HERE for a copy of the invitation.  
ENL Parent Classes: Monday November 2, November 9, November 16, November 23, November 30, December 7
Parents are invited to learn about the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District.  The classes will be taught at POBMS in the Library from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.  Topics for discussion include:
      1.  How to contact your child's school
      2.  Important contact information (school nurse, main office, Principal, teacher)
      3.  How to arrange a meeting with your child's teacher
      4.  How to support your child with academics
      5.  Parent Teacher Conferences
      6.  Getting involved with school: joining the PTA
A Rosetta Stone subscription will be provided to interested parents.   

Our ENL Staff
  Old Bethpage Elementary School
Mr. Rich D'Esposito
Pasadena Elementary School
Mrs. Nicole Hacker & Mrs. Joan Moore
Stratford Road Elementary School
Ms. Susan LaViola, Ms. Saira Urena, & Mr. Rich D'Esposito
Plainview Old-Bethpage Middle School
Ms. Alyssa Carroll & Ms. Joan Moore 
Mattlin Middle School
Ms. Saira Urena
 Parkway Elementary School
Mrs. Joan Moore
Plainview Old-Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School
Ms. Ellen Feldman
What Languages Do Our Students Speak in POB? 

*Japanese  *Gujarati  *Malayalam  *Turkish   *Korean  *Telugu  *Tamil  *Bengali   *Spanish  *Hebrew  *Greek  *Gujarati

*Hindi  *Punjabi  *Russian  *Vietnamese   *Chinese  *Urdu  *Cantonese   *Farsi  *Pashto  *Tagalog