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Visit the CAELA Network Web site.

CAELA Network Mission
The need for high quality instruction for adult English language learners is significant. The CAELA Network addresses this need by providing effective professional development to teachers of adult English language learners.

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CAELA Network Adult ESL Resources Database
Search this database of over 200 documents covering a wide variety of topics, from research in the field of adult ESL instruction to guides for instructional practice.

Framework for Quality Professional Development Now Available Online
This online resource can be used by practitioners across the United States to plan, implement, and evaluate professional development at both the state and program levels for practitioners working with adult English language learners. Learn more.

 

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CAELA Network logoAbout the CAELA Network

The CAELA Network helps states increase their capacity to provide more effective professional development to those who teach adult English language learners.

CAELA Network Resources Currently Include...

  • An interactive Web site to make resources and information readily available

  • A searchable online database of research-based information on adult English language acquisition

  • Resources including topical briefs and quarterly newsletters for use by teachers and
    professional developers

  • A framework for quality professional
    development that states can use to enhance
    instruction for adult English language
    learners

  • Training and technical assistance to twelve
    states, based on the framework

  • Adult ESL Foundations, an online course


CAELA Network Web site

The CAELA Network Web site is a portal to
information focusing on effective professional
development for educators working with adult
English language learners.

For more information, visit the CAELA Network Web site.

The CAELA Network Web site is also a conduit
for other resources for practitioners working with
adult English language learners.

Click on the logo in the footer of any page on the CAELA Network site for more details.


CAELA Network States

The following 12 states have been selected to receive help in planning and delivering quality professional development for teachers of adult English language learners: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.  Learn more.


The CAELA Network project is funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), U.S. Department of Education to provide assistance to professional developers, teachers, and others who work with adult English language learners.