English for Speakers of Other Languages

Our Mission

The mission of the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program in Bryant Public Schools is to foster the linguistic and academic development as well as the personal and social growth of the English language learners in our learning community. 

Program Goals

  • Goal #1 – Program Implementation – The BPSD ESOL Program will comply with federal guidelines through the program implementation practices (such as identification, assessment, staffing, etc)

  • Goal #2 – Progress in English language development – ELLs will show growth in all four domains of the English language (listening, speaking, reading and writing) to attain English proficiency.

  • Goal #3 -Progress in academic content – ELLs will show growth to attain parity of participation in the standard instructional program, comparable to their never EL- peers, within a reasonable amount of time.  

ESOL Staff

Dawn Shinn

Dawn Shinn



Instructional Facilitators

Vicki Hale - Bryant High School

Amy Gramlich - Bryant Jr. High School

Lavon Cyr - Bethel Middle School

Mary Crawford - Bryant Middle School and Bryant Elementary School

Heather Welch - Hill Farm Elementary and Hurricane Creek Elementary

Rose Blair - Springhill Elementary School and Davis Elementary School

Dawn Shinn - Collegeville Elementary School and Salem Elementary School

Tiffany Watkins - Parkway Elementary School

Bilingual Paraprofessionals

Carolyn West - Parkway Elementary School

Gabby Aranza - Parkway Elementary School

Betsy Galvan - Hill Farm Elementary School

Alejandra Magana - Bryant High School

District Interpreters

Marco Blanchard

Wendy Garcia