• We support ELLS and their families by providing high-quality classroom instruction, pertinent links to academic resources, excellent parent communication, valuable community connections, and relevant professional development for teachers, administrators and staff.


  • EL/ELL = English Learner/English Language Learner (student) 

    ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages (program)

    ESL = English as a Second Language (program)

    ELL Specialist = A teacher with additional certification in ESOL who provides academic instructional services to English learners 

Contact Us

  • The role of the EL Specialist (HS)


    Roseann Bentley Administrative Center

    1610 E. Sunshine

    Springfield, MO  65804

    Phone:  (417) 523-1136

    Fax:  (417) 523-0043