English Language Development (ELD)

  • Dolores Huerta Vision Statement: Through the collaborative efforts of staff, students, parents and community, Dolores Huerta Middle School will provide a safe, caring, and challenging learning environment while meeting the social, emotional and academic needs of all learners.  We will empower our students to become creative, caring, healthy, and responsible citizens who will think critically and globally, communicate effectively, accept responsibility for their learning, and master skills necessary for lifelong learning.

    For more information about the ELD Program, please contact the ELD Coordinator Sonlay Vorachak at 818-729-3900 or by email sonlayvorachak@burbankusd.org







    • Guest Speaker: Cindy Lee, Counselor, and Lia Lerner, ESL Teacher, from Burbank Adult School
    • Focus: Burbank Adult School Information


    • Guest Speaker: Jennifer Sohn Lim, High School Counselor, from John Burroughs High
    • Focus: High School Graduation Requirements, Electives in High School, College and University Information


    • Guest Speaker: Luci Bowers, Learning Loss Coordinator, from the District Office
    • Focus: Reading Skills, Stages of How Students Learn English


    • Guest Speaker: TBD
    • Focus: TBD

     5/10/2022 (Special Meeting for Elementary ELD Parents)

    • Guest Speakers: ELD Staff from Dolores Huerta MS
    • Focus: Q and A with ELD Staff Panel for incoming 6th-grade ELD Parents



      LINK TO DISTRICT LEVEL DELAC INFO:   https://www.burbankusd.org/Page/2184