Carousel Bayrd talks with Silvia Romero-Johnson, Director of Multilingual and Global Education for MMSD and School Board member Michael Flores on the district’s new English Language Learner plan. What does it include? How will this help close the achievement gap? Today they discuss the new plan, Duel Language Immersion, ESL, Duel Language, teacher training and more
Romero-Johnson has been the Executive Director of the Office of Multilingual and Global Education since 2013, and has worked in the district since 2001. She is also an adjunct professor at Edgewood College teaching courses in curriculum and assessment design for the bilingual licensure, and a course of language strategies for the graduate dual language immersion certificate.
In addition to serving on the School Board since April 2014, Michael Flores is a firefighter, paramedic, and small business owner.