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As head of Western Gateway, a dual language school emphasizing language learning alongside global awareness and competency, Zacarias has hired bilingual educators who have language roots in Spanish-speaking countries.
“Oklahoma’s future depends on an emphasis on diversity and inclusion,” she said. “If we desire to create organizations that grow and thrive, shouldn’t they represent the voices of those they serve…”
MetroFamily Magazine — Heather Zacarias, head of school for Western Gateway, and Dean Ketchum, head of school for John Rex, join us to clear up misconceptions about charter schools, share the unique opportunities their schools offer to both students and staff and remind us all of all the good happening in our public schools in Oklahoma City.
The Oklahoman — Western Gateway Elementary School recently hosted a community cleanup event to teach students the importance of caring for the planet.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KOKH) — Across Oklahoma educators and lawmakers are trying to tackle the crisis in the classroom: a lack of teachers.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City’s first dual-language school is preparing to open enrollment to more students later this year.
Western Gateway Elementary teaches both Spanish and English in the same setting.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City’s very first dual-language immersion school opened this semester.
Language is the foundation for learning at Western Gateway Elementary.
Western Gateway Elementary School is going to be the first public school offering bilingual and cross-cultural education.
Enrollment for the brand-new school is now open and school leaders are encouraging parents who are interested to act now.
Western Gateway Elementary School, billed as Oklahoma City’s first bilingual and cross-cultural school, has announced it is ready to enroll students for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Western Gateway will educate pre-K through first-grade students in its first year, then will add a grade level each year of operation until fourth grade.
Western Gateway Elementary School, Oklahoma City’s first bilingual and cross-cultural school, is ready to enroll students for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Western Gateway will educate pre-K through 1st grade students for its first year of operation. The school will add a grade level each year of operation until 4th grade.