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Project GLAD®

In partnership with contracted trainers from The Orange County Department of Education Project GLAD®, ESD 105 offers GLAD® training and support for educators primarily in the south central region of Washington State, but are available to support educators throughout Washington State. 


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The Orange County Department of Education Project GLAD® Unit provides evidence-based practices that help design classrooms and lessons where language comes alive through content.

Our Guiding Principles informs our work:

  • All students have valuable assets that foster life-long success
  • Diversity and respect is cultivated and celebrated
  • Research and data drive our practice
  • Development of language proficiency with language learner students is a core value

Guided Language Acquisition Design is a professional learning model that transforms the teaching and learning process. Explore the website for resources.

Available GLAD® Courses

Upcoming Sessions: 

Register for our GLAD offerings on pdEnroller




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CHRISTINE CHAMPIE, Project GLAD® RTC Program Manager

Work Phone: 509-575-2885        Cell Phone: 509-930-3284


SAMANTHA THOMAS,  Migrant Academic Service Coordinator - ELA

Work Phone:  509-454-530 

Cell Phone: 509-571-0968