Summer Office Hours
For an eight-week period from June 11 – August 3, all District schools and the Administration Center for Education will be open Monday through Thursday and closed on Fridays. In addition, District offices will be closed July 4 in honor of Independence Day. 

The Administration Center for Education will be open to the public from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hours at the individual schools will vary. Due to limited office staff during this time, please contact the school to confirm someone will be available to assist you when planning your visit.  Click here for a phone directory. 

Parent Resources

Immigration Resources and Sites

Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center 
This site is for a local resource in York that has information for detained immigrants, in addition to community programs to help immigrants.   

Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugee Services 
This site is for a local resource in Harrisburg for immigration and refugee services, including legal council.  

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and ACLU of Pennsylvania
This site offers information on civil rights in many languages, as well as questions and answers for non-citizens. 
https://www.aclu.org

National Immigration Law Center 
This site offers updates on immigration policies. It includes resources for immigrants and news on policy changes.



Dictionaries and Translation Sites

Word Reference 
This is an online bilingual dictionary.  It includes words, definitions, and examples in 16 different languages.

Merriam Webster Learner’s Dictionary 
This English dictionary has simple easy to understand definitions and examples.  You can also listen to the word to learn how to pronounce it. 
http://www.learnersdictionary.com

Google Translate 
This site can be used to translate simple words and text between 86 languages.
https://translate.google.com

BabelFish 
This site can be used to help with simple translations between fifteen languages.
https://www.babelfish.com
 



Sites to Help Parents of ELs with School

Colorín Colorado 
This is a bilingual site (English and Spanish) with articles and resources to help families of English learners.
http://www.colorincolorado.org

Songs for Teaching
This site offers a variety of songs that teach children English vocabulary and grammar.
http://www.songsforteaching.com/esleflesol.htm

Starfall 
Young students love this site!  It has interactive books and games that teach the alphabet and early reading skills.
http://www.starfall.com

ABC Ya 
This site has reading and math games for grades K-5.
http://www.abcya.com

PBS Kids Learn
This site has resources to support your child's learning.  
http://pbskids.org/learn



Sites to Help Parents Learn English

USA Learns 
This site is for adults to improve English speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, spelling, writing and grammar.
http://www.usalearns.org

English Learners Pod 
This site has podcasts for adult English Learners.  The podcasts are designed to help you learn English.
https://www.eslpod.com/website
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