La ISLA Immersion for Spanish Language Aquisition

CONTACT:

Email: hola@laislaschool.com

Address: P.O Box 16278 Chapel Hill, NC 27516 

Phone: 919-869-7717

ISLA is a 501(c)3 organization.

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Mission & Core Values

Our mission: Empowering Hispanic youth and their communities to become bilingual, global citizens through innovative heritage language and cultural immersion programs. 

 

ISLA’s purpose: 

Give primarily low-income, Spanish-speaking students the opportunity to gain literacy skills in their native language of Spanish

Lessen the academic achievement gap between Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic/Latino students

Give primarily low-income, Spanish-speaking students the opportunity to gain literacy skills in their native language of Spanish

Support students as they learn about their Hispanic/Latin American cultural heritage and navigate their own unique multicultural experiences 

Provide Spanish-speaking parents access to resources to raise happy, healthy, bilingual families

Bridge the gap between Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic/Latino communities through a shared interest in the Spanish language

Cultural Education
Community Involvement
Academic Success
Inquiry and Exploration