Language Instruction Educational Programs
LIEP Purpose and Vision
Purpose: Richmond Public Schools’ Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP) is the bridge that supports, connects, and motivates English learners towards success. LIEP supports English language proficiency for students with a primary language other than English so they may thrive in an academic environment and exceed academic standards.
Vision Statement: Richmond Public Schools, a district of ExcELLence, invisions 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 English learners thrive in their schools and communities.
LIEP Service Models
Richmond Public Schools offers four LIEP service models:
- Content classes with integrated ESL
- Two-way Dual Language Immersion
Our Instructional Team
Dr. Jennifer Blackwell
Elementary Instructional Specialist
EL Coach, RHSA
¡Con Ganas! Specialist
LIEP Instructional Coach
Secondary Instructional Specialist