Multilingual and Multicultural Education Department

  • Our office supports Dual Language and Bilingual Programs. We provide training and support to school communities, local districts, and parents in implementing these specialized programs.


  • Dual Language Education Programs and World Languages & Cultures


    Save the Date! Dual Language & World Languages Institute: Our Voices, Our Identity​

    Two-day institute (Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7, 2020) for all TK-12 Dual Language Education and Secondary World Languages educators and staff​. The professional development will be delivered through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous presentations.

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    Registration coming soon on MYPLN.

    Topics will include:​ 

    »  Translanguaging and cross-linguistic transfer pedagogy​

    »  Linguistic identity and sociocultural competence​

    »  Instructional strategies and connections to CA standards​

    »  Differentiated sessions for teachers new to DLE​


    TK-5/6th Mathematics Learning in Dual Language Education (DLE)

    This course will support dual language teachers to incorporate the Common Core Math Practices and Standards and the DLE Guiding Principles in their planning for distance learning math lessons in English and in the target language.

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    Project Based Learning (PBL) in Dual Language and World Languages-Secondary Grades 6-12

    This module provides an overview of Project Based Learning and its application in Dual Language Education and World Language classrooms. Practitioners can apply the elements and teaching practices of PBL to engage students in standards-based, realworld projects to develop linguistic literacy and 21st century competencies. Click here for flyer.

    Register on MYPLN, Keyword: PBL in DL/WL


    Dual Language Foundations in Distance Learning K-12

    This course provides essential information about Dual Language Programs and offers ideas and resources that can be modified and implemented in all classrooms and in distance learning. This course is Closed Captioned. Participants will Learn About Dual Language Planning Structures and Tools, Active Listening, Close Reading Using Online Texts, Sample Digital Lessons and Activities.  Click here for flyer.

    Register on MyPLN, Keyword: DLE Distance Foundation