TK-8 District of Choice

Master Plan for English Learners 2023-2024

Five Smiling Elementary Students With Hands Propping Up Faces.

Lau v. Nichols, 1974

“There is no equality of treatment merely by providing students with the same facilities, textbooks, teachers and curriculum; for students who do not understand English are effectively foreclosed from any meaningful education.”U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas


Evergreen School District Master Plan for English Learners

Board Approved: September 14, 2023

Governing Board:  

  • Patti Andrade, President

  • Jeremy Barousse, President Pro-Tem

  • Mary Hien Pollett, Clerk

  • Jim Zito, Trustee

  • Dr. Stan Rose, Trustee

Mission Statement 

Evergreen Elementary School District provides all students a high quality education in a safe and nurturing environment where each student demonstrates a spirit of respect, responsibility, global-mindedness and a commitment to academic and civic excellence.

Vision Statement

Evergreen Elementary School District, in partnership with the community, will be a place where teachers, staff and students are partners in developing each student’s unique potential.

Dr. Antoine Hawkins,
ESD Superintendent

Deborah Ashmore,
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services

Tonya Trim
Director, Educational Services

The district gratefully acknowledges material originally developed in Fresno Unified School District, Hayward Unified School District, Newport-Mesa Unified School District, Desert Sand Unified School District, and guidance materials from the California Department of Education.

The Evergreen School District Master Plan for English Learners was developed with the dedicated effort and collaboration of district teachers, administrators, support staff and parents. We greatly appreciate their guidance and support in the creation of this Master Plan. Expressions of  gratitude are extended to Dr. Antoine Hawkins for his support.