Promoting education and achievement of adults learning English
The number of adults learning English as a second language is increasing across the United States. State, local, and program staff are seeking information, technical assistance, and resources to guide them in establishing and improving programs. For over 30 years, CAL has served as a leader in the education of adults learning English. We continue to build on our long history of providing evidence-based resources and effective support for practitioners working with this population.
This website provides information about the resources available from CAL. We encourage you to bookmark it and visit frequently to learn more about our current work and to browse our archived resources available as free downloadable PDFs.
Our services include a variety of types of professional development and technical assistance that can be customized to meet your needs and budget and are based on research-based approaches for working effectively adult English language learners. In addition to offering face-to-face and online training and professional development for adult education practitioners, CAL is also well known for its adult English proficiency assessments, Best Literacy and Best Plus.
CAL staff will work with you to customize our services to meet your special requirements and budget.
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