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Ms. Kemen

Sarah Kemen


6th Grade / 7th Grade ELD


Ms. Roles

Sidney Roles


Ms. Mulgrew

Ali Mulgrew


Learning Center ELD 


Xochitl Hernandez


8th Grade ELD


Amy Heras


Mr. Mariscal

Eric Mariscal

ELAC Minutes


Testing will begin in February! Help your child get ready by working on the Practice Online Tests!


Check the Parent Guides for the ELPAC test. It explains what the test is and which students take it. There is also a section on how parents can help their students pass it!


The California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1976 to promote bilingual education and quality educational experiences for all students in California.

CABE 2018

Visit our School library

Our school has purchased culture books that relate to the lives of our English learners and are ready to be checked out! There are many other languages available to read including Spanish, French, Farsi, Vietnamese and more.

library books

English Language Development Program

ELD Walkthroughs

English Learner Advisory Committee


Parents are welcomed to join us for our monthly ELAC meetings on Wednesdays in Room 1 at 8:30 AM with our ELIRT, Sarah Kemen and our Community Liaison, Joselyn Guerra. The meetings take part in Spanish and English. Elected members advocate to improve Jane Addams English Learner Program. Let your voice be heard! Check out the exact meeting dates on our calendar!


If you would like to become a member, please contact Joselyn Guerra at (310) 676-4806 Ext. 51221. 


District English Learner Advisory Committee 


Parents are welcomed to join us for our monthly DELAC Meetings at the District Office on the Second Wednesday of the month at 9:00AM. Our DELAC Committee is composed of Parent Leaders Advocating for our School District's English Learner Program.


This is a public meeting for all district parents. Check out our exact meeting dates on our calendar below!


Calendar 2018 - 2019

JAMS ELAC Committee

Additional EL Support


ELD Support Group


Tuesdays and Thursdays

7:30 - 8:10 AM


This group is offered to all Middle School ELD students for extra support with developing their academic English Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening skills. 


Newcomer Support Group


Mondays and Wednesdays

3:05 - 4:05 PM


This group is offered to all Newcomers to the country in our Middle School. Mondays students will work with Ms. Heras to receive additional support with their academic English. On Wednesdays they receive additional homework support.


Parent Nights

California English Learner RoadMap Policy