The Summer 2017 issue of Soleado is here!!

Summer 2017

Featured in this issue:

Not a Moment Wasted: Language and Literacy Through Science in a 90:10 Classroom
        Susan Foley (Belleview School District) and Casey Harkleroad (Kent School District)
Continual Refinement - The Dynamic and Complex Nature of Language Learning Programs
         Kathryn Henn-Reinke (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)
AIM4S- Matemáticas qeu fomentan logros académicos y apoyan al estudiante hacia el éxito
          Evelyn Chávez (DLeNM)
Taking Stock - The State of Dual Language Education in 2017
           James J. Lyons, Esq.  (DLeNM)
DLeNM Expands its Mission to Develop, Support, and Advocate for High Quality Dual Language Programs
           David Rogers (DLeNM)
Promoting Insvolvement to Sustain Positive Change
           Victoria Tafoya and Patrick Werito (DleNM)

A unique Spanish Immersion Experience with CETLALIC

Join the DLeNM staff and community for eight days of linguistic, cultural and professional development, 
en la ciudad de la eterna primavera!

Hosted by DLeNM and its partner, el CEntro TLAhuica de Lenguas e Intercambio Cultural- CETLALIC (


When:                            Saturday, June 24th – Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Where:                           Cuernavaca, México – el campo de CETLALIC

Space is limited:             First 20 applicants


Registration Cost:  $1,100.00


Registration includes:  local transportation between Mexico City (DF) and Cuernavaca, clases en español, educational presentations (women history, social justice, geopolitics, etc.), cultural excursions (ruins of Mesoamerican civilizations, museums, cultural centers, etc.), lodging in Cuernavaca, plus one night hotel in Mexico City (last night), with breakfast and lunch provided most days.


Click here for information and a schedule of events.

Effective Border School Conference

A Great Opportunity for Educators, School Board Members and Parents!!

The Second Annual Effective Border School Conference

June 20-21, 2017 in El Paso, Texas

Click on the image below to access the conference website:

Programas educativos en España

Exciting opportunities in Spain!!


Cursos de verano 2017

Designed specifically for U.S.A. and Canadian educators and administrators by 18 prestigious Spanish Universities.
This program includes three-week courses on various education areas such as language, culture, methodology or fine arts as well as two summer Masters courses.

Online registration deadline:  March 30, 2017  

For more information, click here. 




Cultural ambassadors


 More than 2000 openings for U.S. and Canadian Language and Culture Assistants in Spain for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year in Spain in the K-12 public school  system and public language schools. 

 Online application period deadline:  April 18, 2017.

For more information, click here.

La Cosecha 2016 Keynote Presentations

Just in case you missed La Cosecha 2016...
or just want another opportunity to hear our inspiring keynoters!
Dr. Veronica Garcia
Click here
to view Dr. Veronica Garcia, Superintendent of Santa Fe Public School give her opening remarks.
Arturo Sandoval
Click here
to view Arturo Sandoval, Executive Director of VOCES and the Center of Southwest Culture, Inc.
His topic was: En las entrañas de la bestia - Changing Attitudes About Dual Language Programs.
Ester de Jong
Click here to view Dr. Ester De Jong, College of Education, University of Florida.
Her topic was: Programs that Respond to our Communities' Linguistic and Cultural Needs
Larry Emmerson
Click here to view Dr. Larry Emerson, Navajo Education Professional Advisor.
His topic was: Engaging Confluences, Conflicts, and Contradictions - Where do we go from here?

La Cosecha 2016 - Live-Streamed Concurrent Sessions

Oaxaca Teachers and the Struggles for Public Education in Latin America:
Implications for Dual Language in the US
Presented by: Tony Baez, Mayen Arellanes Cano, Fernando Soberanes Bojorquez, Bob Peterson
Click here to view.
Raising the Standard for American Language Education
Presented by:  Tony Baez, James Lyons
Click here to view.
Effective Leadership for Sustaining Dual Language Programs
Presented by:  Michael Rodríguez, Adrian Sandoval

Click here to view.

Los departamentos de español y su responsabilidad de servir a los futuros maestros bilingües
Presented by: Michael Guerrero, Maria Consuelo Guerrero
Click here to view.
Dual Language Principal Consortium: School Leaders Networking and Support Systems
Presented by:  Sonia Soltero, Antonio Acevedo
Click here to view.




ESSA - Non-Regulatory Guidance