UCPS Dual Language/Immersion (DL/I) Program
At its March 6, 2018 meeting, the Board of Education approved a realignment plan that will go into effect beginning in the 2018-19 school year. The Board of Education adopted the recommendation of the Student Realignment Citizens Advisory Committee with several amendments. Information about grandfathering and transfers can be found on the Realignment 2018 web page. Click for more details.
The kindergarten application period for the Union County Public Schools Dual Language Immersion programs will open February 1 and close March 29.
Students in Fedora Zelkowicz’s third-grade class celebrated Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) on Thursday, January 25, 2018. These students have been in the Dual Language Immersion program at Poplin Elementary since Kindergarten. To celebrate students read books in Spanish by authors from different countries. Students reading books by authors from Peru, Cuba, Venezuela and more!
NC DPI ESL / Title III Consultant Ivanna Anderson and Dr. Linda Lippitt toured the immersion programs at Shiloh, Sun Valley and Kensington Elementary Schools on Friday December 8, 2017. The purpose of their visit was to familiarize themselves with immersion in UCPS prior to launching DPI's new immersion modules and face-to-face immersion training sessions.
For information about the DLI programs in UCPS, please contact:
Director of College Readiness and Innovation
(704) 292-7999 X 2120 (Phone)
(704) 289-2457 (Fax)
Dual Language / Immersion Instructional Coach
(704) 290-1508 (Phone)
Dr. Tom Bulla Jr.
Director of Human Resources Operations
704-296-3073 X 2204 (Phone)