Mr. Aaron Layendecker
816-986-1499 ex. 8028
LSR7 Seal of Biliteracy Program Coordinator
Elementary Pathway Awards: Grades K, 3, and 6
The intent of the Elementary School Pathway Awards is to encourage students along the path of bilingualism, and to place value on the continued use of two languages.
Middle School Pathway Awards: Grade 8
An award designed to celebrate engagement in the pursuit of language skills in two or more languages, to affirm positive attitudes towards multilingualism, and to validate use of multiple languages for all students
Missouri Seal of Biliteracy: Grade 12
The Seal will be awarded to graduating seniors in Lee’s Summit R7 Schools who have mastered standard academic English and any other language or languages.
The Missouri Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to graduating high school students who have demonstrated proficiency in English and one or more other world language(s) before high school graduation. The Seal of Biliteracy takes the form of a seal that appears on the transcript or diploma of the graduating senior and is a statement of accomplishment for future employers and for college admissions.