World Languages

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World Languages Teacher and students

World Language Immersion Programs‌

Key dates for fall lottery:

  • April 1, 2016 - Lottery system will begin accepting applications for the 2016/2017 lottery.
  • July 28, 2016, 5 p.m. – Application deadline for lottery.
  • July 29, 2016 – Date of lottery.
  • Aug. 1 - Aug 3, 2016 – Schools validate accepted and wait lists.
  • Aug. 3, 2016 – Parent notification of lottery results. Both accepted and wait-listed families will be notified. Parents will have 2 school days (48 hours) after notification to accept or decline results of lottery.
  • Aug. 3, 2016 - Lottery system will reopen for applications.

Language learning

Explore the academic benefits of language learning and learn more about immersion programs.


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Benefits of learning another language »


Parents & community

Parents, the community and our business partners all play an important role in the success of our students. 


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Business partners »



Teachers can find resources for use in the classroom or when planning student travel.


Travel »

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High school

Lead with Languages

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Lead with Languages is a campaign powered by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Watch the video to learn more:



Communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, communities‌The World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages were developed through a collaborative project by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and many other organizations interested in foreign language education.




Contact us


ASD Education Center

5530 E Northern Lights Blvd.

Anchorage, AK 99504-3135

Fax: 907-742-4581



Brandon Locke



 2015-16 Teacher List


Nickole Sinisgalli


Administrative Assistant