CAL News - January 2019


January 2019

CAL Celebrates 60 Years

2019 marks CAL's 60th anniversary of its founding and this milestone presents a unique opportunity to focus renewed attention on the significant role of language and culture in today’s global society.

CAL’s anniversary theme of Valuing All Voices represents our long history of supporting language and cultural diversity around the globe and serves as a guide for activities during our anniversary year and beyond.

Visit our website for updates throughout the year.

CAL Institutes: 2019 Calendar Now Available

The expanded 2019 Institutes calendar is now available. Join CAL in Washington, DC or ask about services delivered at your location.

Participants receive a CAL Certificate of Completion that can often be used to obtain continuing education credits from your school or district.

Visit our website to learn more and register.

Learn and Earn Credit with Online Courses from CAL

CAL’s affordable self-paced online courses help educators learn about key topics in language education at their own pace. Participants receive a CAL Certificate of Completion that can often be used to obtain continuing educational credits from your school or district.

CAL also offers tiered pricing to schools and districts who wish to have groups of teachers participate in our online courses.

Learn more and register.

Featured Events

Annual Meeting of the National Council of State Title III Directors
March 6, 2019 ♦ Lake Buena Vista, FL

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference
March 6-9, 2019 ♦ Lake Buena Vista, FL

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference
March 9-12, 2019 ♦ Atlanta, GA

TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo
March 12-15, 2019 ♦ Atlanta, GA
CAL is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE) Annual Conference
March 20-23, 2019 ♦ Long Beach, CA

COABE Conference
March 31 – April 3, 2019 ♦ New Orleans, LA

Visit our website to learn more about CAL staff presentations at each event.

Demonstrating Comprehensible Input:
Mandarin Chinese Lesson Video Clips

This five-minute video with companion professional development activities is designed to serve as a professional development tool to help increase awareness of the needs of beginner English learners in the content classroom.

Learn more.

Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education – Third Edition

The third edition of this widely used resource reflects new knowledge, practices, and policies in the arena of dual language education and is designed to serve as an effective tool for planning, self-reflection, and continual improvement. Download the free PDF or order your print copy today for ease of use and reference.

Learn more.

What Teachers Need to Know About Language, Second Edition

The second in the CAL Series on Language Education published by Multilingual Matters, this book shows what teachers need to know about language to help them improve their practice and ensure student success in the classroom and beyond.

Order a copy today.

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