JCPS students awarded the NJDOE Biliteracy Seal

Congratulations to the folowing students:
Sebastian Navas Quevedo- Spanish: Liberty High School
Sheyla Castro- Spanish: Ferris HS
Jose Rosas-Spanish: Dickinson HS
Melanny Restrepo-Spanish: Dickinson HS
Joshua Begazo-Spanish: McNair
Wilson Bonilla-Spanish: McNair
Kriti Chandak-Spanish: McNair
Alex Fialon-French: McNair
Jeanne D'arc Koffi-French: McNair
Jeremy Shere-Chinese: McNair

The Seal of Biliteracy seeks to:

  • Encourage students to study languages
  • Certify attainment of biliteracy
  • Provide employers with a method of identifying people with language and biliteracy skills
  • Provide universities with a method to recognize and award academic credit to applicants seeking admission
  • Prepare students with 21st century skills
  • Recognize and promote second language instruction in public schools
  • Strengthen intergroup relationships, affirm the value of diversity, and honor the multiple cultures and language of a community