Resources for Parents

  • New York State Education Department (NYSED)

    Parent Orientation Video

    Learn about the English as a New Language (ENL) Program in New York State

    (Also, available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) French, Haitian, Russian, Spanish and Urdu)


    Helpful Links for Parents, Guardians and Families

    The NYSED Office of Bilingual Education & English as a New Language (OBE-ENL) provides links to New York State, Federal, and many organizations' websites. 


    Guide for Parents of English Language Learners in New York State

    This booklet published by the NYSED includes English as a New Language program descriptions as well as a listing of useful resources. The Guide has been translated into 25 languages.



Parent Brochure

  • Click here for the ENL Department Brochure that describes our program for English Language Learners at the Gates Chili Central School District.