Liberty Central Schools offers the English as a Secondary Language program, known as ESL. ESL program is for students who are limited English proficient. According to Part 154 Amendment to Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, limited English proficient (LEP) students are identified as:
Pupils, who by reason of foreign birth or ancestry, speak a language other than English AND:
1) either understand and speak little or no English OR
2) score below the statewide reference point on an English language assessment instrument
Below is an informational power point for parents of LEP students and the ESL program presentation to the Board of Education from the 2011-2012 school year.
Parent Orientation Presentation Board of Education Presentation 2011-2012
Padres como Educadores Primarios de Lenguaje
ESL Teachers: Our teachers are happy to help you at any time. If you have questions or concerns, please contact them.
Elementary School: Aeowyn Brust x3136 and Christine Wiseman x3136
Middle School: Jeffrey Hall x5315
High School: Penny Medina X4104
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) through federal funding at SUNY Oneonta provides 25 annual scholarships for eligible freshman. Click here for a PDF flyer.
La Universidad del Estado Nueva York en Oneonta a traves del programa financiado por el gobierno federal "CAMP", tiene viente cinco becas anuales disponibles para estudiantes que cumplan con los requistos. Click here for a PDF flyer.
The ESL teachers of the Liberty Central School District have prepared a brochure outlining some of the services provided to ESL students. Click here for the brochure (PDF).