Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Main Phone: (907) 742-4848
Location: 5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Services Offered:

  • Oversee K-12 curriculum review, design, articulation, and implementation based on national standards
  • Recruit and retain highly qualified world language and immersion teachers
  • Provide professional development and support for world language teachers
  • Provide professional development and support for immersion teachers and administrators
  • Provide Administrative Designee/Travel Training
  • Coordinate STAMP assessments
  • Coordinate ASD’s Seal of Biliteracy
  • Collaborate with international community organizations
  • Support and collaborate with district-level School Business Partnerships
  • Organize and support community events and competitions for ASD world language students (such as the World Language Declamation Contest)
Brandon Locke

Senior Director:

Email: Brandon Locke

Phone: (907) 742-4848

Department Overview:

The mission of the ASD’s World Languages Department is to prepare students for a diverse and multilingual global community. Languages represented in our department include: ASL, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish, and Yup’ik. The department oversees and articulates the district’s K-12 world language and immersion curriculum and programming, supporting students, teachers, administrators. Approximately 8,000 ASD students are enrolled in a world language class or immersion program annually. Working collaboratively with various linguistic and/or cultural groups within Anchorage, the World Languages Department coordinates community events that support our students and our diverse city.

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