Recertification Program

CLDE Program Overview

  • Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education Program  

    We are committed to developing
    English language skills that support
    the academic achievement of our

    Estamos comprometidos a
    desarrollar habilidades en el idioma
    inglés que apoyan el logro
    académico de nuestros estudiantes.

    If you need any CLDE support with
    Student Registration, please visit
    CLDE Office between the
    hours of 
    7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    Si usted necesita apoyo
    registrando a su estudiante, por
    favor visite la oficina entre las
    horas de las 7:30 a.m. y las 4 p.m.

    CLDE Services

    Tier I Services

    Tier II Services

    •  50/50 Model

    •  Intervention Class

    •  Push-in Model

         •  I-READY

    •  Co-Teaching Model

         •  Imagine Learning

    •  Pull-Out Model

         •  Achieve3000

     State Language Proficiency Assessments

    Colorado State Department link: ACCESS Testing

     District Program

    There are 34 different languages represented in the Harrison School District Two CLDE Program and Spanish is 94% of the total.

    The top five home languages are Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Arabic, and Rundi.

    We have over 1800 active NEP/LEP students and another 400 ELL Monitor students.

    ELL students make up about 20% of the total district enrollment of around 11,000 students.


  • The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) office wishes to congratulate Lynda Espinoza Idle from Harrison School District 2 who was chosen as the winner of the 2020 Distinguished Administrator in Support of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners Award. The award is presented annually to one distinguished administrator who has demonstrated excellence in creating successful outcomes by supporting the academic, linguistic, and social-emotional needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners and their families. The CLDE office has honored administrators and educators who have demonstrated excellence in their work with culturally and linguistically diverse learners since 2007.

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  • Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education Program

    Office location:
    Harrison School District 2
    Administration Building, Rm 232
    1060 Harrison Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906

    CLDE Department Staff:

    Sylvia Felder, CLDE Secretary to the Director/Program Secretary
    Office Phone: (719)579-2591

    Lynda Idle, CLDE Director
    Office Phone: (719)579-2591

    Mimi Espinoza, CLDE Support Coordinator
    Office Phone: (719)579-2616

    Annette Ontiveros, .6 CLDE Instructional oordinator
    Office Phone: (719)538-1339

    Elizabeth Maneeley, CLDE Instructional Coordinator
    Office Phone: (719)579-3246

    Steven Blackmore, .5 CLDE Program Secretary

    Office Phone: (719)579-2576

    Diego Saldarriaga, CLDE Bilingual Tester/Instructional Para
    Office Phone: (719)579-2054