Student Opportunity and Multilingual Services Department 

Student Opportunity and Multilingual Services Department oversees and maintains services provided to English Learners (ELs) and immigrant youth in support of state and federal regulations. The main functions are to provide comprehensive registration services and ensure high-quality school-based programs that assist ELs to reach proficiency in English while meeting and exceeding state content standards. The Global Welcome Center responds to requests for information and assesses for EL Program eligibility. Instructional Services supports educators in implementing best practice techniques for ELs. Translation Services facilitates communication with families of ELs.

Global Welcome Center     PWCS Translation Services     PWCS K-12 English Learner Programs

Weather-Related Delayed/Canceled Policy

In the event of a delayed opening to the PWCS school day (Code Green), the Global Welcome Centers will open at 10 a.m. Every effort will be made to reschedule the missed appointments to another time on the same day. Please call the Global Welcome Center to make arrangements for an appointment time that meets your needs.

  • Manassas – 571-402-3800
  • Woodbridge – 571-374-6813

For more information on the Student Opportunity and Multilingual Services Department, contact Lynmara Colón, director, at 703-791-8745 or colonlx@pwcs.edu.

Contacts

Executive Office

Based at the Kelly Leadership Center.

Lynmara Colón
Director 
colonlx@pwcs.edu
703-791-8745

David Kennedy
Executive Administrative Assistant I
kennedm@pwcs.edu
703-791-8745

Vacant
Central Office Finance Specialist

EL Instructional Services

Located at New Dominion site.

Administrative Team:

Christina Lo
Supervisor of EL Instruction
locj@pwcs.edu
571-402-3143 (New Dominion office)
703-791-7301 (KLC office)
703-986-4022 (Cell)

Eileen Lockhart
EL Professional Development Coordinator
lockhaex@pwcs.edu
571-402-3142 (Office)
703-986-4014 (Cell)

K-12 Specialty Team:

Donna Hankins
K-12 Dual Language
Assessment & EL Intervention Specialist
hankindk@pwcs.edu
571-402-3136 (Office)

Crystal Robinson
ELs in Special Programs Specialist
robinscj@pwcs.edu
571-402-3132 (Office)

Elementary Team:

Patti Kobryn
Elementary EL Program Specialist
kobrynpm@pwcs.edu
571-402-3139 (Office)

Marie Schumann
Elementary EL Program Specialist
schumamk@pwcs.edu
571-402-3137 (Office)

Casey Ward
Elementary EL Program Specialist
wardcx@pwcs.edu
571-402-3143 (Office)

Secondary Team:

Lisa Manikas
Secondary EL Program Specialist
manikalx@pwcs.edu
571-402-3130 (Office)

Viviana Quiceno
Secondary EL Program Specialist
quicencv@pwcs.edu
571-402-3141 (Office)