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Mr. Kenneth Eckles Jr.

 Mr. Eckles

ELL Teacher

Alexander Batcho Intermediate School (5th-8th Grade)


My name is Mr. Kenneth Eckles Jr. and I am beginning my 5th year in the Manville School District. I have taught ELL at all different grade levels. 


Aside from teaching, I am also the Varsity Boys Soccer coach in Manville. I will be entering my 4th year of coaching in the district as well.   



The Mission of the ELL program in Manville School District is to provide English instruction and support for supportive school environment that reinforces and encourages students' pride in culture, home, and community, in order to encourage student success. The curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards for Language Arts Literacy, the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards, and the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Goals.


Please feel free to email me with any questions you may have.