Language Instruction Educational Programs

  • LIEP into Language Acquisition!

    Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages!

    Richmond Public Schools, a district of ExcELLence, envisions and is committed to meeting the needs of all English Learners and their families through equitable access to academic content and social emotional learning, by creating a climate in which all ELs thrive in their schools and communities.


    • VDOE Title III: resources
    • LIEP Google Classroom:
      • Class code: 7knzxgw
    • ESL at Home: Resource for students
    • English Learner Tool Kits:
      • Chapter 1: Identifying All ELs
      • Chapter 2: Providing ELs with a LIEP 
      • Chapter 3: Staffing and supporting a LEIP
      • Chapter 4: Providing meaningful access to core curricular and extracurricular programs
      • Chapter 5: Creating an inclusive environment for and avoiding unnecessary segregation for ELs
      • Chapter 6: Addressing ELs with disabilities (DIEL)
      • Chapter 7: Serving ELs who Opt-Out of LIEP
      • Chapter 8: Monitoring and exiting ELs from LIEP
      • Chapter 9: Evaluating a LIEP
      • Chapter 10: Ensuring meaningfull communication with EL families
    • Newcomer Tool Kit
    • EL Family Tool Kit
    • Virginia English Language Proficiency Assessment: ACCESS for ELLs Test
    • VDOE English Learner Education

Contact Information

  • Dr. Jannette DuHart, Bilingual and EL Coordinator
    Phone: 804.504.1517

    Mrs. Jennifer Blackwell, EL Success Specialist

    Mrs. Liliana Melendez, EL Instructional Coach