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Welcome to our PCSB World Languages Program webpage. Here you will find important information about our courses and activities.

WL Program Mission: To develop in our students literacy skills through foreign language acquisition, and to foster a cultural awareness that prepares them to interact successfully in a global world.

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WL Newsletters

Pablo L. Martinez Torres, MSIR, ABD

World Languages TRST/Foreign Exchange Specialist
Polk County Schools District Office
Teaching and Learning F Building Office 030A
1915 S.Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830
(863) 534-0924

Ann Everett

K-12 Literacy Senior Director
Teaching and Learning Building F
(863) 647-4700

Diana Turner

Teaching and Learning Secretary
(863) 534-0018

WL Documents

Spanish Curriculum Maps (Levels 1-2)

Upcoming WL Teacher PD Opportunities

  • Webinar: Create Formative and Summative Assessments to Guide Language Learning Webinar
    • When: Monday, April 30th at 6:00 PM EST
    • Presenter: Yo Azma (ACTFL Teacher of the Year)
    • Registration: Click here to register
  • 2018 Florida Foreign Language Association (FFLA) Conference
    • Where: Wyndham Orlando Resort
    • When: Thursday, October 18th-20th at 7:00 am
    • Website
    • Marissa Pope-Beck photo


      Our WL program congratulates Mrs. Marissa Pope-Beck (Haines City High School), who was awarded by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) with a scholarship to study in Germany this summer at the Goethe Institute. Mrs. Pope-Beck will be traveling to Atlanta in March to SCOLT Conference to receive the award.