Spanish Literacy Institute (¡en español!): Fostering Spanish Language and Literacy Development

LEARN RESEARCH-BASED STRATEGIES TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE LANGUAGE AND LITERACY INSTRUCTION IN SPANISH IN DEVELOPMENTAL AND TRANSITIONAL BILINGUAL, DUAL LANGUAGE AND IMMERSION EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Participants will learn research-based strategies for effective literacy instruction in programs where content is delivered in Spanish and English, such as dual language bilingual and transitional bilingual education programs. This interactive institute is designed to provide participants with research-based, effective methods ... Read more

Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

Learn how to enhance or develop your dual language program based on the 7 research-based strands of effective dual language education in the Guiding Principles. Sign on with your leadership team and work collaboratively to make your dual language program the best it can be! This 15-hour, synchronous online institute, guided by CAL’s decades of experience ... Read more

English Learners and Effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Strategies

October 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th Learn to distinguish between typical second language development and the needs of students who may demonstrate academic difficulties or possible disabilities and develop a proactive plan for effective classroom interventions to promote student success. The Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) process is designed to assist in the identification of all ... Read more

CAL SIOP for Dual Language Programs: Developing Academic Language and Content in Two Languages

December 5-8, & Dec.12-13, 2022, 3:00 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (six 2-hour sessions) Foundations of CAL SIOP for Dual Language Programs: Developing Academic Language and Content in Two Languages Learn SIOP methods for meeting the 3 pillars of dual language education: bilingualism and biliteracy, high academic achievement, and sociocultural competence! This 15-hour institute (12 ... Read more

CAL SIOP for Dual Language Programs: Developing Academic Language and Content in Two Languages

May 15-18, and Monday and Tuesday, May 22-23, 2023, 3:00 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (six 2-hour sessions) Foundations of CAL SIOP for Dual Language Programs: Developing Academic Language and Content in Two Languages Learn SIOP methods for meeting the 3 pillars of dual language education: bilingualism and biliteracy, high academic achievement, and sociocultural competence! ... Read more