English Language Learning Department Mission

Our mission is to advance the achievement of linguistically diverse learners.


Program Description

The English Learner Education Program in the Hudson Public Schools is designed to meet the diverse needs of English learners (ELs) in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The goal of the program is to provide students with meaningful access to grade-level curriculum while developing students’ language and literacy skills for long-term success. ELs participate fully in content area classrooms through sheltered instruction based on Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and the WIDA English Language Development Standards. ELs are also provided with additional language instruction taught by English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and specially designed to develop students’ social and academic language based on WIDA ELD Standards.  To enhance learning beyond the school day, students are encouraged to participate in the EL afterschool programs offered at each of our five schools.  Finally, while learning English, students are encouraged to maintain and develop their first language and literacy through heritage language classes and extracurricular programming both at school and in the community.


 Elementary
K-4

The English as a Second Language Program at Hudson’s three elementary schools is designed to develop students’ language and literacy skills for academic success.

   Middle School
5-7

The English as a Second Language Program at Quinn Middle School academically supports students as they acquire the skills necessary for them to succeed and achieve at a high level.


  Secondary
8-12

The English as a Second Language Program at Hudson High School is designed to develop students’ language and literacy skills for academic success and preparedness for college and career. 








Erin Goldstein

Erin Goldstein
Director of English Learner Education

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