Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast

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Dual Language Education Essentials

This session is an overview presentation for community members and educators of a district or school new to Dual Language Education programs.  The presentation provides a foundational knowledge of Dual Language Education as well as an understanding of the planning and commitment required to build a successful program.

This presentation on Dual Language Education includes:

    • Explanation of English and bilingual language education instructional educational programs
    • Federal and State laws relating to Dual Language Education
    • Research of the benefits of Dual Language Education
    • Definition and Program Structure: goals and non-negotiables
    • Dual Language Implementation options: program models and designliteracy development, staffing options, language allocation

Additional Resources:

  • MABE DLE Program Essentials Presentation
  • MABE Comparison of DLE and TBE
  • MABE DLE and TBE Program Checklist
  • MABE District Readiness Continuum 
  • MABE Planning Implementation Timeline
  • MABE DLE Teacher Qualifications

Contact MABE for further information or to request this service.


MABE-Northeast, PO Box 281 

Ashland, MA 01721

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