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ELL Program Policy

In accordance with the Board’s philosophy to provide a quality educational program for all students, Charter High School for. Architecture + Design (“CHAD”) shall provide an appropriate planned instructional program for identified students whose dominant language is not English.

The purpose of the Charter High School for. Architecture + Design ESOL Program is to increase the English language proficiency of eligible students so that they can attain academic standards and academic success. These mandates and interpretations are based on the Pennsylvania Regulations, Chapters 4 and 11; and on federal law, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Educational Opportunity Act (EEOA), the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), and regulations and case law under those statutes.

More information can be found in the document below.

English Language Learners (ELL) Program Policy

Paul Musumba

By Paul Musumba

Paul Musumba has been an organic chemistry instructor for CHAD Phila since December of 2017. Prior to his stint at CHAD, he was a chemistry teacher at Delaware Valley Charter High School in Philadelphia. He received a B.S. in Biology and Organic Chemistry from Drexel University in 2010, and a masters degree in Chemistry and Computer Science with Teaching, Organic and computational Chemistry from Temple University in 2016. You can read more about Paul's experience and publications on his LinkedIn profile here:

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