As the number of English Language Learners (ELLs) increases throughout the district, the Office of Bilingual Education is implementing New Jersey Department of Education’s approved Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) program in select schools. SEI delivers language-rich, grade-level content area instruction in English that is comprehensible to the learners. Additionally, it allows English learners to progress academically while developing proficiency in English. Students will have opportunities to develop general academic competencies such as study and critical thinking skills. Teachers providing SEI will participate in self-paced and self-monitored professional development in SEI through Stockton University.