Kimberly Sarisky - English Language Learners

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    Kimberly A. Sarisky M.Ed    

    K-12 English Language Learners (ELL) Specialist  -   ksarisky@danville.k12.pa.us

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    “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” 
    ― C.S. Lewis

     

    Danville's ELL program is designed to help students who are learning Engish as a second language to reach proficient levels of achievement in the academic areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing in English. We nurture self-efficacy and self-identity in our English learners by recognizing and celebrating each student's linguistic and cultural background.

    We engage parents/families to be active partners in the educational process.

           Ms. Sarisky attended schools in New Jersey and California before graduating from Millville Area High School in Millville PA.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, 7-12 English option from Penn State University. She then went on to earn a Master of Education as a Reading Specialist from Bloomsburg & her OG certification from the Children's Dyslexia Center in 2014. In December 2018 she was awarded her English as a Second Language Certification from Susquehanna University and is currently enrolled in the Ed.D. program at Immaculata University. Her doctoral thesis is examining issues regarding English Language Learners and ways schools can support their educational pursuits. 

    Prior to working in Danville, Ms. Sarisky worked as a 9-12th grade English teacher at The Keystone School and tutored for the Children’s Dyslexia Center of the Susquehanna Valley. She spent several years as a Reading Specialist at the middle school in Danville, & now enjoys teaching the English Language Language (ELL) program for grades K-12.

         When Ms. Sarisky is not teaching she enjoys reading, traveling, kayaking, doing genealogy and spending time with her 3 sons, her fiance and her 2 very spoiled cats. 

     

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