What is Title III?

Title III is a part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 proposed and signed into law by the George W. Bush Administration. It is specifically targeted to benefit Limited English Proficient (LEP) children and immigrant youth.

Title III - Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students 

The Title III program is designed to assure speedy acquisition of English language proficiency, assist students to achieve in the core academic subjects, and to assist students to meet State standards.  It also provides immigrant students with high quality instruction to meet challenging State standards, and assists the transition of immigrant children and youth into American society.

Avondale School District wants to ensure learning for all members of the school community. Avondale seeks to provide every child, regardless of national origin or native language, quality and meaningful educational instruction. Students who are English learners (ELs) are provided instructional services through the English as a Second Language (ESL) program which is designed to meet the student’s unique needs.



Family Resources

Student Advocacy -ELL

Michigan ELL Resources

Free & Reduced Lunch Forms (translated)

Adult English Language Learners



Martin Alwardt
Assistant Superintendent for Student Services
(248) 537-6015
Fax: (248) 537-6070

Student Service Secretary

Cathy Perez 

ESL Program Teachers 

Alexandria Murphy