• The Title III Federal Program supports language instruction for English learners and immigrant students. This additional support helps these students to succeed with core academic subjects and meet the North Carolina state student achievement standards expected of all students. The school system has an English as a Second Language (ESL) academic support center located at the Walter Bickett Education Center, which houses materials that may be checked out by ESL teachers, regular classroom teachers and families.

  • Native Languages of Our ELLs

    Our students represent a variety of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. 

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  • Active Collaboration to Promote Higher Education

    The UCPS ESL Department continues to collaborate with Latino Outreach to share important information to parents and students about the different options students have when planning their higher education careers. As part of this effort, The ESL Department has participated in different workshops organized by Mr. Gustavo Arevalo, Latino Outreach Coordinator, at different UCPS high schools.

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  • 2018 Hispanic Summit

    Nineteen UCPS students from Monroe High School, Monroe Middle, Porter Ridge Middle School, Forest Hills High School and Piedmont High School participated in the 2018 Hispanic Educational Summit. The Summit took place on Friday, March 23rd at the North Carolina State University McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh, NC.

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Dr. Cynthia Hogston

Dr. Cynthia Hogston

  • Director of Academically and Intellectually Gifted and Federal Programs

    Director Phone: (704) 296-0823