Dr. Robbie Anderson, Director of Accountability and School Improvement - District English Learner Coordinator
Patti Fatherree, Administrative Assistant and Federal Programs Secretary
Phone: (423) 434-5220
Fax: (423) 218-0549
Fernando DeSousa-Pereira, ESL/Testing Department Assistant, JCS Spanish Interpreter
Phone: (423) 791-2080
Misty Shively, JCS ESL Coach
The vision of the Johnson City Schools English Learner (EL) team is to support English Learners and their families by providing focused support with the social, emotional, cultural, linguistic, and academic skills necessary to excel in higher education, work, and life.
Achieve the district's established achievement goals for our EL students.
Provide direct EL services to ELs based on their language proficiency needs.
Develop Non-English Language Background students' social and emotional knowledge while valuing their cultural identity.
Engage EL families in the educational process.
SY 2021-2022 ESL Teachers
Cherokee: Angie Johnson & Cara Waddell: 434-5281
Fairmont & Towne Acres: Patti Janutolo: 434-5275, 854-4800
Lake Ridge: Lisa Embree & Johnna Sparks: 610-6030
North Side: Kim Boone: 434-5249
Mountain View: Naomi Foote: 434-5260
South Side: Susan Cary-Smith & Cynthia Grindstaff: 434-5290
Woodland: Katherine Wolfe & Erin Stamper: 434-5267
Indian Trail: Maggie Lilly & Marissa Paulsen: 610-6000
Liberty Bell: Natalia Suit & Sacha Veal: 232-2177
SHHS: Elizabeth Davenport & Candice Quade 232-2190
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Last Updated: August 6, 2021