This informative brief addresses frequent questions from the field about dual language education and offers recommended reading for further knowledge building.
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The 2017 Dora Johnson Awards, sponsored by the Qatar Foundation International, will provide funding up to $1,000 for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2017 ACTFL Convention.
Deadline to apply is September 15, 2017.
The call for nominations is open for the 2018 TIRF Alatis Prize.
The Normal School of Educators of Guadalajara and the Secretary of Education of Jalisco, reached their groundbreaking goal to graduate 96 bilingual primary school teachers of English, the very first generation in Mexico.
CAL self-paced courses are designed to enhance educator knowledge. Participants receive a CAL Certificate of Completion that can often be used for continuing education credit.
Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures – Report Released
This report examines the evidence on the developmental progress and school success of English learners from birth through grade 12 who live in homes in which a language other than English is spoken.
The Board of Trustees of the Center for Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Joel Gómez as the CAL’s next president.
CAL celebrates 2017 International Women’s Day and honors the many contributions of women around the globe.
Lead With Languages Campaign Launches: Promotes Urgent Call to Action for Making Language Proficiency a National Priority
Lead With Languages, a new national initiative released in conjunction with a congressionally mandated study on foreign languages, is backed by diverse representatives from education, business, government and nonprofit sectors.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today released the final report and recommendations of the Commission on Language Learning for building the nation’s language capacity.
Center for Applied Linguistics Reaffirms its Mission of Promoting Access, Equity, and Mutual Understanding
CAL Board of Trustees issues statement reaffirming mission of promoting access, equity, and mutual understanding for linguistically and culturally diverse people around the world.
CAL is pleased to announce its partnership with Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt (HMH) to provide products and services designed to support English language learners.
The TIRF 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition is now open and accepting applications from qualified doctoral candidates for proposals related to a range of topics in English language education.
Registration is now open for the 2017 CABE (California Association for Bilingual Education) Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA.
CAL and the AELRC at Georgetown University are currently conducting a study that looks at the perceptions and needs of teachers who have taught heritage language learners.
Registration is now open for the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Seattle, Washington.
The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) at the U.S. Department of Education approved BEST Plus 2.0 and BEST Literacy for use by federally funded programs that report data through the National Reporting System (NRS) through February 2019.