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CAL Solutions is a specialized team of educators and administrators at the Center for Applied Linguistics. Our team develops and customizes research-based solutions for language learners of all ages. Connect with a proven leader in the field to develop a solution that meets your unique needs and budget.

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Upcoming Institutes

Teaching Reading to Students Learning English: Direct Strategies

February 14, 21, and 28, 2024 Learn effective strategies and activities to develop English learners’ literacy skills as they develop greater language proficiency. Please...

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Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (en español)

March 11–14 and 18 & 19, 2024 Taller de lengua y lectoescritura en español | Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (¡en español!) Cómo fomentar el...

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

April 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2024 | Learn to distinguish between typical second language development and the needs of students who may demonstrate...

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Language and Literacy Instruction for Spanish/English Emergent Bilingual Learners

April 22–25 and 29 & 30, 2024 Language and Literacy Instruction for Spanish/English Emergent Bilingual Learners: Linguistic Differences between Spanish and English and Their...

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Newcomers in Your School: Cultural Connections and Instructional Strategies

May 1, 8 and 15, 2024 Learn effective strategies and activities to increase your newcomer students’ inclusion and learning in the classroom. REGISTER HERE...

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

Monday–Thursday, May 13–16, and Monday & Tuesday, May 20 & 21, 2024 (six two-hour sessions) Foundations of CAL SIOP for Dual Language Programs: Developing...

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Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (en Español)

June 3 & 4, and June 6, 2024 Taller de lengua y lectoescritura en español. Cómo fomentar el desarrollo de la lectoescritura en español:...

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CAL SIOP Training of Trainers Institute: Foundations (In-Person Institute)

July 8, 9, 10, and 11, 2024 | Attend this engaging in-person institute to enhance your Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model knowledge to...

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

July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 2024 Learn to distinguish between typical second language development and the needs of students who may demonstrate...

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CAL SIOP Overview (In-Person Institute)

July 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2024 | Attend this engaging in-person institute to enhance your knowledge and use of the Sheltered Instruction Observation...

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CAL SIOP Training of Trainers Institute: Advanced Coaching Strategies (In-Person Institute)

July 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2024 | Attend this engaging in-person institute to learn effective strategies for providing job-embedded support for teachers implementing...

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Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

August 6–8, 2024, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, with a one-hour break each day Learn how to enhance or develop your dual...

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Newcomers in Your School: Cultural Connections and Instructional Strategies

August 14, 21 and 28, 2024 Learn effective strategies and activities to increase your newcomer students’ inclusion and learning in the classroom. REGISTER HERE...

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CAL SIOP Overview

September 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2024 Improve your understanding and application of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model to support classroom instruction...

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