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ESL and World  Languages

Loi Dang-Nguyen, Ph.D.

Learning Specialist

Francesca (Jo) Shoup



The World Languages Department of APS offers comprehensive language programs for all of our students in grades K-12.

Our programs include:

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Program to support students who speak a language other than English or who have a second language spoken at home.
  • Foreign languages for all APS students, including Spanish, French, Chinese and more.
Multicultural Fair