• English Learner Department Mission
    The mission of the English Learner Department is to empower English learners to develop self advocacy, confidence, and determination to become successful, contributing members in a global society.

    Theory of Action and Goals 

    Deer Valley Unified School Districts Language Development Approach is based upon “the foundational understanding that English learner (EL) students are valuable members of our education community, and all individuals at every level within the educational system have an active role in ensuring the success and achievement of the over 800 multilingual learners who attend” our schools. 

    The DVUSD English Learner Department will implement, progress monitor, and make data driven adjustments to the key activities listed below in order to:

    • Design the EL instructional program; delivery, method of instruction and curriculum to meet the needs of English learners’ and increase student achievement on AZELLA and other state assessments.
    • Provide professional development to all teachers who directly interact with EL students in the district on the inclusion of  language expectations; and provide targeted and integrated instruction in the mainstream classrooms. 
    • Include parents of English learners in decision making, as well as increasing their agency and advocacy in their childrens’ education.


    Type in the Name or Location of the EL Staff you are looking for in the search boxes below.

  • Arrowhead Elementary
  • Barry Goldwater High School
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