Dual Language


Input requested regarding expansion of Dual Language program

Urbana School District #116 is planning for the expansion of our Spanish/English dual language program and adding a French/English dual language program. Emails were sent to USD116 parents and staff with a survey that consisted of three open-ended questions regarding this expansion; these emails are shown below.  We are also […]


USD #116 Bilingual & Multicultural Programs honored

On Saturday, September 24, 2016 members of the CU community gathered in Lewis Auditorium at the Urbana Free Library to celebrate the diversity of cultures within our community.  The event, sponsored by C-U Immigration Forum, University YMCA, City of Urbana, City of Champaign, Welcoming America, Champaign Public Library, and Urbana Free […]


2016 Foro sobre el Programa de Lenguaje Dual para padres / Dual Language Parent Forums

The Dual Language program will once again host two open house and parent forums at Dr. Williams and Leal Elementary for parents and families interested in the Dual Language program. If you are interested in learning more about the Dual Language programs available for kindergarten and first grade students at […]


Bilingual and College Ready!

Part of the mission of USD #116 is to help and support our students as they work towards their goals, whatever those goals may be.  Many of our students who graduate from Urbana High School have aspirations to continue their education.  We hear a lot of individual stories of success. […]


Dual Language Family Picnic de bienvendia al año – a gallery

On Friday, August 28, a family potluck picnic to welcome the new school year was held in Crystal Lake Park for the students, families, and staff of the dual language programs at Dr. Williams, Leal, UECS, and UMS.  Tomás el Tigre made a special appearance and had a blast taking […]