Dual Language Program Update

This page contains information regarding the exploration of a possible Dual Language Program. The Enrollment Working Group will use this page to update with research results, presentations, helpful links and other information relevant to the Program. For questions regarding the exploration or the Working Group, please contact Debbie Westmoreland.

On February 27, 2018 MABE (Multistate Association for Bilingual Education) presented this Dual Language Education Handout to the Amherst School Committee.

There will be two identical information sessions on April 4th at the Jones Library in the Woodbury Room. The first will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the second at 4:00 p.m. For additional information regarding this event please see the English/Spanish Dual Language Program Flyer. The Dual Language Exploration presentation is also available. 
Habrá dos sesiones de información idénticas el 4 de abril en la Biblioteca Jones en la Sala Woodbury. La primera comenzará a las 9:30 am y la segunda a las 4:00 pm. Para obtener información adicional sobre este evento, consulte el folleto del programa de idioma dual.
También habrá una sesión informativa en español sobre la exploración del programa de lenguaje dual inglés / español el 25 de abril del 2018 a las 10 a.m. en el Centro de Familia de ARPS en la escuela intermedia. Por favor, consulte el folleto de lenguaje dual del 25 de abril del 2018 para más detalles.

Here is the Superintendent's Weekly Newsletter with details around the visits to two dual language programs at Cambridge and New Jersey. 

See the Amherst Media's "Window into ARPS: Dual Language Program Presentation"For more information please see some of these helpful links: 

*Dual Language Program Report presented by the Enrollment Working Group to the Amherst School Committee on February 5, 2018.
*Superintendent's response to the Enrollment Working Group presented to the Amherst School Committee on March 13, 2018.