Language Acquisition

Language Acquisition

The mission of the Language Acquisition Department is to effectively support the diverse academic, linguistic, and cognitive needs of emergent bilinguals to help them become productive members of our society. The Language Acquisition Department aspires to support the needs of all language learners enrolled in one of our programs and to bring a force of excellence to schools, communities, and families.


María Lucía Hernández Director of Language Acquisition

María Lucía Hernández
Director of Language Acquisition

Maria Jimenez
Department Secretary

Language Acquisition Department
Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)
9240 County View Rd.
Dallas TX 75249

Hours of Operation:
M-Th 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

phone: 972-708-2046
fax: 972-708-2020

Dual Language Coordinator

Veronica Corral
Dual Language Instructional Specialist

Ana Llamas
Dual Language Instructional Specialist

Araceli Gil
Dual Language Instructional Specialist

Jose Pinter
ESL/World Languages Coordinator

Cynthia Garza
ESL Instructional Specialist

Charlotte Holybee Smith 
ESL Instructional Specialist

Elizabeth Estrada
LPAC Coordinator

Rosa Inurrigarro
LPAC Clerk

Celia Kimball
LPAC Clerk