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. Institute Overview   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 ... Read more

CAL SIOP Training of Trainers Institute: Advanced Coaching Strategies

July 19 - August 9 Learn effective strategies for providing job-embedded support for teachers implementing the SIOP Model in your schools. This comprehensive and interactive institute is designed to help participants develop and deliver SIOP Model professional development as coaches or other instructional leadership roles. The Advanced institute is designed for those participants who have ... Read more

Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

July 26-July 28, 2022 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 ... Read more

Newcomers in Your School: Cultural Connections and Instructional Strategies

August 24, 2022 Learn effective strategies and activities to increase your newcomer students’ inclusion and learning in the classroom Please join CAL for this engaging and interactive two-day virtual institute providing practical resources for building a welcoming environment, both socially and instructionally, for all students. Given the increasing tide of newcomer youth entering U.S. schools, ... 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

Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (en español)

November 7-11 and 15, 2022, 3:00 – 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) Taller de lengua y lectoescritura en español | Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (¡en español!) Cómo fomentar el desarrollo de la lectoescritura en español: Diferencias lingüísticas entre el español y el inglés y su impacto en la enseñanza del español | Fostering Spanish Language and ... Read more

Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (en español)

July 19, 20, and 22, 2022 Institute Overview 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 for teaching academic language and literacy ... Read more

CAL SIOP Training of Trainers Institute: Advanced Coaching Strategies

January 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Learn effective strategies for providing job-embedded support for teachers implementing the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model in your schools.  Please join us for this engaging 2023 online version of our CAL SIOP TOT.  This comprehensive and interactive institute is designed to help participants develop and deliver SIOP Model professional ... Read more

Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

February 6-10 and Thursday, February 16, 2023, 3:00 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time 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 up with your leadership team and work collaboratively to make your dual language program the best ... Read more

Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

July 25, 26, and 27, 2023, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time Daily (with one-hour break each day) 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 ... Read more