English Language Learners

What is the Transitional Bilingual Education Program (TBIP)?
This program is designed to meet the needs of students whose primary language is something other than English and have demonstrated a need for additional support. Funding for this program comes from both the State of Washington and the Federal Government.

For more information on the Transitional Bilingual Education Program in Washington State, visit Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

How do I get assistance in the Ellensburg School District if I don't speak English?
It is always acceptable to communicate to us in the language you are most comfortable with and we will find a way to translate it. We also have Spanish-speaking interpreters to help our families. Email links and phone numbers for Diana.

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Migrant Education Program
The goal of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that all migrant students reach challenging academic standards and graduate with a high school diploma that prepares them for responsible citizenship, further learning and productive employment.

Contact Kelly Kronbauer at (509) 925-8011 for any questions about the programs, how you qualify, or the services the programs provide.

El objectivo del Programa de Educacion Migratorio es asegurar que todo estudiante migratorio alcance los desafiantes estrandares academicos y graduen con el diploma de la escuala secundaria el cual los prepara para cuidadania responsable, mas aprendizaje y empleo productivo.

Me llamo Kelly Kronbauer y coordino el Programa de Educación Migratorio y hago entrada de datos para el Programa Bilingüe aquí en la oficina del distrito. Llamame si tiene alguna pregunta acerca de los programas, cómo califica, o los servicios que ofrecen los programas. 509-925-8011.


ELPA21 is the English Language Proficiency Assessment that students will take annually and from which their language proficiency status and domain scores are generated. Learn More Here.

Resources for Families

Julia Karns

Migrant Recruiter/Student Support Coordinator, Referral Coordinator

Sarah Moffat

Family Liaison 6-12

Monica Stebok


Diana Wilson

Family Liaison P-5