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English as a Second Language

Nona Hall
English as a Second Language Coordinator

(615) 893-5815 ext. 22148 
[email protected]


About ESL

Rutherford County Schools provides an English as a Second Language program for students who have a primary or home language other than English and qualify for services. 

These students receive specialized instruction to ensure that all students, regardless of language proficiency, have access to a quality educational program.

The District Plan and Title III OCR Compliance Report [below] provides a detailed description of Rutherford County's ESL program services.

RCS ESL Website
RCS ESL Website

ESL District Staff

Name Title Phone Extension Email
Nona Hall ESL Coordinator (615) 893-5815 22148 [email protected]
Andrea Bontempi ESL Specialist (615) 893-5815 22122 [email protected]
Clara Fe Rodriguez Parent Involvement Facilitator (615) 893-5815 22093 [email protected]
Ashley Toombs ESL Data Specialist (615) 893-5815 22084 
Dr. Johnna Paraiso  ESL Instructional Technology Facilitator (615) 589-9864   [email protected] 
Mr. Corey Mullins Title I Instructional Coach for ESL (615)893-5815 22154 [email protected]
Kristina Danko ESL Instructional Specialist (615)893-5815 22292  [email protected] 
Dianne Anderson ESL Instructional Facilitator 615-893-5815 22156 [email protected] 
Jody Moore ESL Instructional Facilitator 615-893-5815 22159 [email protected] 
Casey Wood ESL Instructional Facilitator (615) 893-5815 22094 [email protected]
Naing Tun Karen Refugee Liaison (615) 893-5815   
Amira Youssif Arabic Parent Liaison (615) 713-7140