Come Learn About the Extension of the Dual-Language Program to Middle School

Parents are invited to join the Austin ISD Department of English Language Learners for two information sessions—9 a.m.–noon and 6:30–8:30 p.m.—Friday, Aug. 15, at the Metz Elementary School Cafeteria, 84 Robert T. Martinez Jr. St.

The event will include discussion with Virginia P. Collier, professor emerita of Bilingual/Multicultural/ESL Education at George Mason University; Wayne Thomas, emeritus professor of Evaluation & Research Models in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University; and Mario Ferrón, a University of Texas at Brownsville doctoral graduate and the dual language coordinator for secondary schools in the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD.

Spanish interpretation services, childcare and refreshments will be provided at the evening session.

For questions, contact Cody Fernandez, Austin ISD Middle School Dual-Language Program coordinator, at (512) 414-9618 or at