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Welcome to our PCSB World Languages Program webpage. Here you will find important information about our courses and activities. Our World Languages Program has a dual purpose: developing in our students the necessary skills to acquire and communicate in a foreign language, and to foster a cultural awareness that prepares them to interact in a global world.

Pablo L. Martinez Torres

MSIR PCSB World Languages TRST
Jim Miles Professional Development Center
(863) 647-4705

Juan Seda

PCSB ESOL Director
Jim Miles Professional Development Center
(863) 647-4700


WL Committees Recognition

2015 World Languages Curriculum Map Committee
(May 20th-21st )

Committees Recognition

Thank you for all your outstanding job, expertise and ideas that contributed to the design of our new Spanish and French Curriculum Maps.

From right to left (First Row): Milcaliz Vázquez (Tenoroc High). (Second Row) Raquel Falcón (George Jenkins), Caroline Dees (Lakeland High), Graciela Dickson (Lake Region), Iris Romero (Palmetto Elementary), Myrna Ramírez (Jewett Middle Academy), Tania Torres (Jewett Middle Academy), Pablo L. Martínez (PCSB World Languages TRST). (Third Row) Pamela Matheny (Lakeland High), Radames Cruz (Haines City High), Rosarelis Vázquez (Lakeland Highlands), Constance Phillips (Frostproof Senior), Leynette Abrahams-Alverio (George Jenkins High), Verónica Dolson (Lakeland High), and Raquel Castillo (Lawton Chiles Academy).

2015 World Languages EOY Revision Committee
(June 17th-18th )

EOY Recognition Committee

Thank you to all the teachers who took from their summer time to participate in the EOY item revision training.

From right to left (First Row): Shelly Calzada (Union Academy), Iris Romero (Mulberry High), Leticia Patient (Lawton Chiles) Jazmin Merriam (Crystal Lake Middle). (Second Row) Tania Torres (Jewett Middle Academy), Pablo L. Martínez (PCSB World Languages TRST), Lis Arispe (Crystal Lake Middle)(Third Row) David Lenker (Bartow High), Dr. Andre Grant (Mulberry High).


Lawton Chiles Spanish Students Score Well

Lawton Chiles Middle Academy

Congratulations to several world language students from Lawton Chiles Middle Academy School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examinations.
Students from Lawton Chiles Middle Academy earned a total of 3 gold, 11 silver and 16 bronze medals along with 64 honorable mentions. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious”, said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 157,000 students participating in 2015”.
Students from Lawton Chiles Middle Academy have a long history of high achievement and were taught by Spanish teachers, Mrs. Barnett, Mrs. Castillo and Mrs. Garcia.

The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.