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CAL is pleased to introduce our new professional development series offering practical, research-based strategies for helping ELLs succeed. Learn more.

 

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Principles to practice approach for ELL success

Teacher readingThe Center for Applied Linguistics has provided language education products and services to educators, service providers, and businesses since 1959. Drawing on our depth of experience, CAL Solutions staff understands the issues and opportunities presented to educators working with English language learners.

Boost the English language development and academic achievement of English language learners (ELLs)

CAL Solutions knowledgeable staff specializes in using research-based, effective practices to improve educational outcomes for ELLs, drawing on years of experience in the classroom to personalize services for you.

Quality and targeted solutions for PreK–12 educators

Ranging from foundational to advanced topics

  • General education teachers (grade-level appropriate)

  • ESL and bilingual teachers

  • Administrators and education specialist

Professional Development: Reflective and Practical

  • Providing strategic assistance with reaching your state’s English language and academic testing targets

  • Giving classroom teachers the strategies and tools needed to successfully educate ELLs

  • Enhancing the knowledge and skills of ELL educators

  • Developing coaching programs to ensure knowledge transfers into practice

  • Assisting with the development of Professional Learning Communities to improve instruction for ELLs

Technical Assistance: Customized and Results-Oriented

  • Analyzing data to determine English language and academic goals for ELLs

  • Conducting data-based program evaluations and needs assessments to determine program effectiveness for ELL success

  • Linking state content standards with English language proficiency standards and testing expectations to improve curricula for teachers of ELLs

  • Developing curricula and materials for ELL progress on your state’s measures of success

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Professional Development Services

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CAL institutes provide research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help you develop effective classroom activities.
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Contact us to learn more about onsite professional development services that we customize to meet your needs and deliver in your schools and districts.

Onsite Services

CAL can offer these institutes and other professional development services at your location.

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