Chelsea Public Schools - Bridge to Success
Chelsea Public Schools, Chelsea, MA

Vision Statement

"We are a collaborative community that promotes the academic, social, emotional, and cultural development of English Language Learners towards successful completion of a secondary education."

Core Principles

Five core principles underlie the planning for the BA. These principles will inform all aspects of the structure, pedagogy, and operation of the BA:

  • Cultural and language differences are respected, valued, and celebrated;
  • Collaboration informs every aspect of classroom instruction and daily operation for students, faculty, and staff;
  • Integration of content-based ESL instruction occurs across a curriculum tailored to students' diverse and changing needs;
  • Accountability and high expectations guide all aspects of programming, instruction, and operation; and
  • The social and emotional needs of students and families are considered in concert with classroom instruction.

Bridge Academy Faculty and Staff

  • Deidre Collins—Coordinator
  • Anita Mercado—Social Worker
  • Marcella Moreno—Guidance Counselor
  • Gisele Francioli—ESL teacher
  • Carol Gordenstein—ESL teacher
  • Zoe Morosini—ESL teacher
  • Elza Ramos—ESL teacher
  • Abby Wagner—ESL teacher
  • Jared Wright—ESL teacher
  • Sarah Harrington—History/Social Studies teacher
  • Miguel Hernando—Science teacher
  • Patricia Arevalo—Math teacher
  • Jillian Jacobs—Math teacher
  • Ana Mateos—Math teacher
  • Anna Pritt—Math teacher

Bridge Academy Classes

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • Sheltered ELA
  • Literacy Seminar
  • BA Basic Math
  • Integrated Math 1
  • Integrated Math 2
  • BA Social Studies
  • BA US History
  • BA US History II
  • BA Science
  • BA Biology

For more information, please contact:

Coordinator, Bridge Academy
Chelsea High School
Chelsea, MA 02150

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