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Resources for those working with the growing U.S.
Spanish-speaking population


CAL has assembled this collection of organizations and Web sites of interest to aid visitors seeking more information. We have also included references from the content on our Web site with links for further

CAL is not responsible and does not necessarily endorse all content on the Web sites listed below.


AATSP logo

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugese


Hispania Journal logo

Hispania Journal


ACTFL logo

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages


Pew Hispanic Center logo

Pew Hispanic Center


NEH logo

National Endowment for the Humanities


Recursos para la Enseñanza y el Aprendizaje de las Culturas Hispanas (REACH)

REACH is a project of the National Foreign Language Center (NFLC), based at the University of Maryland, with the cooperation of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP).

On this site are six modules based on themes related to the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures in the US and other Spanish-speaking nations, as well as many other useful resources.


Resources on Spanish for Native Speakers (SNS)

A resource site for ACTFL’s Spanish for Native Speakers special interest group.


Spanish for Native Speakers Curriculum

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2004



Pew Hispanic Center. (2006). A statistical portrait of Hispanics at mid-decade. Washington, DC: Author.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2005). American Community Survey: Selected characteristics in the United States. DatasetMainPageServlet?_program=ACS

U.S. Census Bureau. (2008). U.S. Hispanic population surpasses 45 million. Washington, DC: Author.