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Lau Compliance Center

The Lau Compliance Center serves within the Department of Bilingual Multicultural Education in Milwaukee Public Schools. The center completes the enrollment process for families that qualify for a bilingual dual-language program (Spanish-English) or an English as a Second Language (ESL) program.

Staff members at the Lau Compliance Center enroll children who speak any home language other than English:

  • Students are screened for ESL services.
  • A Spanish eligibility test is administered to determine participation in bilingual (Spanish-English) one-way or two-way programs.

To make an appointment, families should call 414-475-8525.

At the appointment, the center provides the following:

  • Spanish-speaking staff for assistance
  • Language Line Services for other languages
  • Guidance requested by schools for students between the ages of 5 and 20
  • English proficiency assessment
  • Spanish eligibility testing for the bilingual (Spanish-English) one-way and two-way programs


Phone: 414-475-8091
Fax: 414-475-8188

Director, Department of Bilingual Multicultural Education:

Lorena Gueny

Phone: 414-475-8525

Maria Rodriguez

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