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Current Projects

Our project work is central to serving CAL's mission of improving communication through better understanding of language and culture. Click on each title to learn more about each project.

Learn more about CAL's current projects

Accelerating the Common Core - Promoting Educator Networks: Standards-Based Instruction for Secondary English Learners (PEN)

Assessment to Enhance English Literacy Development Among Spanish-Speaking Children in Grades K–3

CAL Survey of Applied Linguistics Programs

Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE)

Content-Based Vocabulary Instruction: Using Cognates to Promote the Vocabulary Development of Native Spanish Speakers

Cultural Orientation Resource Center (COR)

English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS)

Exemplary Programs for Newcomer English Language Learners at the Secondary Level

Great Lakes East – Comprehensive Technical Assistance Center

The MAGIC Project


Multimedia Rater Training Program for Modern Standard Arabic (MRTP-MSA)

National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC)

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)

National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) Technical Assistance for Program Planning


Peace Corps TEFL Certificate Validation

Professional Development for Educators of English Language Learners (NYC)

Professional Development and Technical Assistance for North Kansas City Public Schools and the University of Missouri– Kansas City

Promoting Educator Networks: Standards-Based Instruction for English Learners (PEN)

Regional Educational Laboratory - Appalachia


Vocabulary Instruction and Assessment for Spanish Speakers (VIAS)

Web-Based Oral Proficiency Assessment Training Course (WOPA)

World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium Partnership

Projects Archive
Learn more about past projects conducted by CAL.