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Dr. Elizabeth Webb
Supervisor of ESOL/Title III Program
P: 770-426-3410
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Amy Perkins
Program Manager
P: 678-331-3086
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International Student Services

 

International Welcome Center
1870 Teasley Drive
Smyrna, GA 30080
Phone: 678-331-3086


Yamilé Sardiñas
International Student Services Clerk
P: 678-331-3086 Ext.221
F: 678-594-8563
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Giselle Kurth 
International Student Advisor
P: 678-331-3086 Ext. 220
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The International Student Services office conducts English language proficiency screenings for enrolled students in grades 6-12 who indicate a language other than English on any of the Home Language Survey questions. The Cobb County School District uses the WIDA Screener to determine language support eligibility (ESOL services) for students.

For high school students, an international transcript evaluation is completed by the International Student Advisor to review course credits earned and make recommendations on grade placement based on documentation provided by the enrolling adult.


IWC Language Facilitators

 

Salomé Rodriguez
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
Scheduling Coordinator
 P: 678-331-3086 Ext. 227

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Jose Guzmán
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Ingrid (Jackie) Korwek
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Anna Maribona
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Cori Pedraza
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Michelle Ramirez
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Felix Rentas
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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John Whitley
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Gabrielle Wyant
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Martha Yazbak
Spanish Interpreter/Translator
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Cristina Clinton
Portuguese Interpreter/Translator
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¿No Habla Inglés? ¿Necesita Ayuda?

 
Si usted no habla inglés y necesita ayuda con el proceso de inscripción, comuníquese con el Centro Internacional de Bienvenida (International Welcome Center) al 678-331-3086 y presione 0.
 

Our Mission

 

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The Cobb County School District International Welcome Center (IWC), facilitates home-to-school and school-to-home communications by providing local schools, parents, and community with the following support services: middle school English language proficiency assessment for international students, high school English language proficiency testing for international students which includes advisement, grade placement and transcript evaluation, as well as translation of district policies and local school documents, interpretation of school related meetings, student evaluations, parent conferences, special education meetings, and hearings.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance.

 

How To Request an Interpreter or Translation

 

An Interpreter is someone who provides a spoken language interpretation between speakers who speak different languages.

A Translator is someone who translates written text from one language to another.

Requests for Language Services are now submitted through the Electronic Language Request (ELR) form found on the IWC tab within the academic portal. Click here for directions. Click here for directions.

If you have an emergency need for interpretation during school hours, please call the IWC directly – 678-331-3086 x227.