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Hall schools now growing our own bilingual teachers
District, UNG partnership seeks to increase Spanish-speaking instructors
Carlos Santos, who graduated from West Hall High School in May hopes to become a high school Spanish teacher after graduation from the University of North Georgia through a new initiative with Hall County Schools.
With an increasing need for bilingual teachers and a limited field of candidates, Hall County School officials are taking a new approach to recruitment — raising up their own bilingual educators.. About a dozen Hispanic students who graduated in May from West High and Johnson high schools will make up the initial class of students in an initiative designed to supply the district with a “pipeline” of bilingual teachers for the district. The effort is a partnership between Hall County Schools and the University of North Georgia.