• What Is The TWBI Program?

    The Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Program (TWBI) will be in its third year for the 2021-2022 school year at César Chávez Middle School. Students will be able to take courses in Spanish as they work towards a Seal of Biliteracy. 

    Parent Information Meeting Presentation

     

    Contact Us

    Luis Casillas - Teacher for 6th-8th Spanish & 6th Dual Immersion 

    Julio Zuniga -  Teacher for 6th-8th Spanish & 7th Dual Immersion

    Jenny Morgan - Principal 

     

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  • Benefits of TWBI for Students 

    • Enhanced knowledge of how language works
    • Improved performance on tasks that call for divergent thinking, pattern recognition, and problem solving
    • Additional knowledge and understanding of one's native language
    • Greater understanding, appreciation, and respect for other languages and cultures
    • Ability to take advantage of opportunities that are available only in other languages
    • Enhanced employment opportunities once school is completed
    • Ability to communicate with other ethnic and cultural groups
  • Goals of TWBI:

    • Bilingualism and Biliteracy

    • Academic excellence in both languages 

    • Positive cross cultural attitudes

    • Greater self esteem 

    • College and career readiness

    • Promote a sense of community