English Learner (EL) Programs and Services Department

EL Programs and Services

The EL Programs and Services Department oversees and maintains services provided to ELs and immigrant youth in support of state and federal regulations. The main functions are to provide comprehensive registration services and ensure high-quality school-based programs that assist ELs to reach proficiency in English while meeting and exceeding state content standards. The Global Welcome Center responds to requests for information and assesses for EL Program eligibility. Instructional Services supports educators in implementing best practice techniques for ELs. Translation Services facilitates communication with families of ELs.



    Link to the Global Welcome Center      Link to PWCS Translation Services      Link to K-12 EL Programs

 

 

Weather-Related Delayed/Canceled Policy

In the event of a delayed opening to the PWCS school day, the Global Welcome Center offices will open at 10 a.m.  Every effort will be made to reschedule the missed appointments to another time on the same day. Please call the Welcome Center office to make arrangements for an appointment time that meets your needs.

 

Manassas - 571-402-3800

Woodbridge - 571-374-6813

For more information on EL Programs and Services, contact Lynmara Colón, Director, at 703-791-8745 or email colonlx@pwcs.edu.

Executive Office

Based at Kelly Leadership Center


Lynmara Colón

Director of English Learner Programs and Services
colonlx@pwcs.edu
703-791-8745

David Kennedy
Executive Secretary
kennedm@pwcs.edu
703-791-8745

Jo Cottrell
Bookkeeper
cottreja@pwcs.edu
703-791-7453

EL Instructional Services

Located at New Dominion Site

Christina Lo
Supervisor of EL Instruction
locj@pwcs.edu
571-402-3143 (New Dominion office)
703-791-7301 (KLC office)
703-986-4022 (cell)

Eileen Lockhart
EL Professional Development Coordinator
lockhaex@pwcs.edu
571-402-3142 (office)
703-986-4014 (cell)

Donna Hankins
K-12 Dual Language
Assessment & EL Intervention
Specialist
hankindk@pwcs.edu
571-402-3136 (office)

Patti Kobryn
Elementary EL Program
Specialist
kobrynpm@pwcs.edu
571-402-3139 (office)

Mandy Livings
Elementary EL Program
Specialist
livingar@pwcs.edu
571-402-3135 (office)

Lisa Manikas
Secondary EL Program
Specialist
manikalx@pwcs.edu
571-402-3130 (office)

Viviana Quiceno
Secondary EL Program
Specialist
quicencv@pwcs.edu
571-402-3141 (office)

Crystal Robinson
ELs in Special Programs
Specialist
robinscj@pwcs.edu
571-402-3132 (office)

Marie Schumann
Elementary EL Program 
Specialist
schumamk@pwcs.edu
571-402-3137 (office)