STEP UP Stories


Devon Tschumakow, ESOL Instructional Coach

"Saturday Family Language Academy provides more than just language skills it is very beneficial to our families … it gives them an opportunity to connect with the district and can help make them feel comfortable in a new place.”

Devon Tschumakow outside a school building

Kristen Scott, Former Director of ESOL and Migrant Services at KCKPS

"I can really see the growth across the years for the families who were attending since we started.”

Kristen Scott in her office