Institutes & Events
CAL has a long tradition of sharing information and building knowledge about research, policy, and practice as it relates to language and culture.
In this section, you will learn more about CAL Institutes, our expanding series of professional development workshops on key topics of interest. CAL Institutes are held in the Washington DC area and can also be customized and offered onsite at your location. Connect with our expert staff at conferences around the nation and around the world. Get updates about special events, such as workshops and symposia offered by CAL with partners or presentations by leading experts in the field.
Learn best practices for promoting cultural proficiency in your school to establish communities of inclusion, creating educational equity for all students.
Learn SIOP methods that are especially tailored for your bilingual classrooms
Learn how to use the What’s Different? materials to provide professional development to educators who teach reading in classes with English language learners.
Learn how to create and sustain successful dual language programs to boost student achievement on your campus.