Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast
A nonprofit organization for educators, families, and policy makers
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Advocacy is at the core of MABE. MABE prides itself on being a strong advocate for quality dual language education and bilingual programming for students, families, and educators. Advocacy can be seen when we participate in advisory councils, when we work on changing state legislation, guidance and policy, and when we present at conferences. Advocacy is seen everyday by our students and families when they interact with you in your classrooms and schools.
Find more details in each state's page.
NATIONAL COALITIONS & PARTNERSHIPS
EMMA is a “consortium” of members committed to the strengthening and expansion of quality dual language educator preparation guided by the National DLE Teacher Preparation Standards (The Standards). MABE is a consortium member working with the EMMA Advisory to anchor, design and deliver professional development and guidance for in-service dual language teachers that aligns with and informs the standards. For more information on EMMA, its mission and important work, please go to EMMAStandards.org.
DUAL LANGUAGE EDUCATOR LICENSES
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SEAL OF BILITERACY
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION
The region of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island is celebrating 50 years of bilingual education. To celebrate, MABE is producing a short docuseries exploring the history of Bilingual education in each state. MABE researched the history in each state and interviewed important players that helped shape what Dual Language looks like now, and who are helping it grow today.
Learn from four pioneers of bilingual education in Massachusetts as they explore how the crisis response cycle can be broken by elevating bilingualism, how bilingualism is a right and a gift, how to embrace the role of advocacy, and highlighting portraits of success. This look back at how critical consciousness has shaped our past will help guide our future.
Explore the history of bilingual education in Connecticut to prove that "juntos podemos." Together we can put bilingual education on the map, we can mobilize civil rights, we can foster new educators, and we can collaborate for a bilingual future. Watch for a special message from Secretary of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, who reminds us that bilingualism and biculturalism are superpowers.