Families attending the Dual Language Community Event on May 12th listened to a short presentation about the benefits of children being bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural in today's global world. The presentation was given by Dr. Kudrna, Curriculum Director, and Ms. Villalobos, ELL Coordinator. A panel of parents, and students enrolled in dual language programs in other school districts, were present to address questions from the audience. Several District 7 parents already signed consent forms, enrolling their child in the program.
Presentation in English
Presentation in Spanish
Wood Dale District 7 will begin a voluntary Spanish / English dual language program at Oakbrook Elementary School with students entering kindergarten in the fall of 2017-2018, Any child in District 7 who turns 5 before September 1, 2017 will be eligible to participate in the new program. If you have a child who is eligible to take part in this program, please contact Dr. Kudrna for information on how to sign up.
Dr. Merri Beth Kudrna
More information can be found here.
Sign your child up now by completing the consent form below. Mail to, or drop it off at, the Wood Dale 7 District Office at 543 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191
Consent form in English
Consent form in Polish
Consent form in Spanish
The Wood Dale District 7 Dual Language Committee will update their meetings and resources periodically.