For families impacted by Hurricane Maria / Para familias impactadas por el huracán María:

The Allentown School District has welcomed over 300 students who have left Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The district continues to welcome new students across all grades levels every day. We want to ensure that our evacuee families are provided with as many resources as possible, including access to FEMA relief. There are two ways evacuee families in the United States can register for FEMA assistance: by calling 800-621- FEMA (3362), online at

FEMA Disaster Survivor Application Checklist 

Why use Download the Disaster Assistance FAQ sheet 

Puerto Rico Evacuees who have lost their job due to Hurricane Maria should apply for PR Unemployment Insurance. Individuals must apply by January 11, 2018 to receive benefits Click here for more information on how to apply.

Pennsylvania Department of Education: School Resource Guide for Disaster Evacuees

Resource guides from the Pennsylvania Department of Education: English | Español


The Allentown School District has an immediate need for qualified ESOL teachers. ESOL teachers are expected to assist in ESOL program instruction in District schools and provide direct assistance and support to grade and mainstream content teachers in instruction for English Language Learners.

Applicants must: 

1. Hold a valid and current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate with the PA ESL endorsement.
2. Satisfactory work record & criminal/child abuse clearances (Acts 34, 151, & 114).
3. Such additional or alternatives to the above qualifications as the board or superintendent may determine appropriate and acceptable.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Click the Employment tab at the top of the screen or view Current Job Vacancies to apply via the district's FastTrack system.