The Dean of Multilingual Education (MLE) plays a central role in the fulfillment of KIPP Texas’ mission by directly impacting the academic success of all Multilingual Learners. The Dean of MLE is a campus leader who supports the administration of the multilingual program, leads professional development of teachers regarding English Language Development (ELD) and instructional practices for emergent bilingual students (EBs). In addition, the Dean of MLE maintains current and complete records of students in the program and manages screening, testing, and parent communication. The Dean of MLE also provides ESL instruction with small groups of newcomer/beginner students for 1-2 class periods per day. The Dean of MLE reports to the School Leader and follows a 12-month calendar.