• Adult ESL Classes

    Beginning September 6th, 2023

     Three Location Across District 49

    Vista Ridge High School

    UPDATE: Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30-6:00 PM

    Falcon Elementary School 

    Monday and Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 PM

    Springs Ranch Elementary School (starts 9/11/23)

    Mondays from 5:00-7:00 PM

    Please contact Iraida at 719-491-0327 or Yudelki at 719-290-1204 for more information.



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  • District 49 was awarded a Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) grant for $2 million dollars over the next five years to implement a Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program. We will start in school year 2023-2024 with Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade, with grade expansions to 3rd, 4th, 5th and middle school pathways. 

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  • The Colorado Department of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education has shared resources on COVID-19 for our multilingual families. Please access them at by clicking here 

    Stay Safe!

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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

  • District 49’s Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) team supports the growth of every multilingual learner, so each student becomes academically and socially fluent. The CLDE program provides rigorous instruction to multilingual learners to develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, so they achieve grade-level proficiency and become successful in the workforce and post-secondary environments. The Board of Education expects the entire district staff to take ownership in assuring our multilingual learners demonstrate language proficiency and ultimately improve in achievement. CLDE teachers and paraprofessionals empower each learner, through differentiated instruction, research-based instruction and assessments and 21st century skills. As a team committed to student success, the program leverages student and family assets in order to create productive citizens in a global society. 

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Grant Geis
CLDE Coordinator
Phone: 719-494-8964
Karla Palacios
CLDE Technician
Phone: 719-495-1149 ext 4298
Iraida Galan
CLDE Family Engagement and Community Liaison
Phone: 719-495-1149 ext 1043
Yudelki Gonzalez Perez
CLDE Family Engagement and Community Liaison
Phone: 719-291-1204