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The CAELA Guide for Adult ESL Trainers

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English for Heritage Language Speakers Program Now Recruiting for 2009

EHLS LogoCAL's English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS) program is currently recruiting applicants for its fourth group of scholars, to begin instruction in January 2009. We are
seeking native speakers of Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Mandarin Chinese, Pashto, and Urdu. EHLS gives native speakers of critical languages the advanced professional English proficiency they need to succeed in the federal workplace.

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CAL at Conferences

CREATE Logo2008 CREATE Conference
Math, Science, and Social Studies:
A Focus on English Language Learners
in Middle School
October 6 – 7, 2008 Minneapolis, MN
Registration is now open!

For a list of featured speakers, a schedule of events, and to register online, visit the CREATE conference Web page.

Immersion Education: Pathways to Bilingualism and Beyond
A CARLA-CAL Conference Collaboration

October 16 – 18, 2008 St. Paul, MN
Conference registration and exhibitor opportunities are now available. Learn more on the Web or contact Julie Sugarman,
Exhibit Coordinator.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2008 Annual Convention
and World Languages Expo

Opening Minds to the World Through Languages

November 20 – 23, 2008 Orlando, FL
CAL will be presenting and exhibiting at the ACTFL convention. Learn more.


CAL will periodically highlight publications of interest in various topic areas. Click on the cover below to learn
more about this month’s featured publication

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Literacy and Language Diversity in the United States - 2nd Edition
This updated edition looks at differences between the literacy performance and educational achievement of language minority students and native speakers of English in the United States, and at the social and educational policy debates that surround literacy in the 21st century.

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Spanish Resources
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Spanish Language Spotlight Now Available
Read the latest in CAL's series of language spotlights in support of ACTFL’s Discover Languages campaign.
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Informational Brochure
Why Start and Maintain an SNS Program?
Download a free copy or order print copies for a nominal fee.

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