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!
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 2015-2016 School Year:
ENL Parent Tea: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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 
 Kindergarten Center
Mr. Richard D'Esposito & Ms. Joan Moore 
  Old Bethpage Elementary School
Ms. Saira Urena
Pasadena Elementary School
Mrs. Nicole Hacker
Stratford Road Elementary School
Ms. Susan LaViola & Ms. Joan Moore 
Plainview Old-Bethpage Middle School
Ms.  Rochelle Verstaendig & Ms. Joan Moore 
Mattlin Middle School
Ms. Saira Urena
 Parkway Elementary School
Ms. Nicole Hacker
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