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Ready for Public Comment: 
National Dual Language Education Teacher DRAFT


DLeNM is seeking public comment on the initial draft of the National Dual Language Education Teacher Preparation Standards. Please click the link below to provide feedback on the document. *Note: the feedback should focus on content rather than corrective edits for typos, etc.   

CLICK HERE to download the NDLETS DRAFT. Submit comments to:  https://dlenm.formstack.com/forms/public_vetting.

Spring Soleado 2018 — Hot off the Press!
Soleado: Promising Practices from the Field is hot off the press and available now! Featured in this issue: Finding Our Own Voice - An Indigenous Perspective, an article by Danielle Martinez, Assistant Principal of Cultural Integration and Community Engagement at Kha'p'o Community School; Transforming the Ernie Pyle Middle School Dual Language Program by the Bilingual Coordinator, Luis García, who shares their challenges and successes in building their middle school program, and more! Click here to download your copy now. 


Summer 2018 Professional Development Partner Opportunities

University of New Mexico - West Campus in Rio Rancho
June 4th - June 8th
Rio Rancho, NM

Course Description: This week-long intensive session will provide a foundation in understanding the characteristics and stages of development associated with second language learning and the implications for teaching American Indian languages. This session is especially recommended for instructors of Native languages seeking the NM 520 Alternative Certification or other Native speakers teaching their language. The session will include daily interactive teaching and learning activities, strategies and approaches for developing communicative competence and planning appropriate language curriculum for learners.  For more information please click here.

Literacy Squared Puebla Institute
BUENO Center, University of Colorado Boulder
June 10–15, 2018
Puebla, Mexico

Literacy Squared® is a comprehensive biliteracy model that has been designed to accelerate biliteracy development in Spanish-English speaking children.  Join us for this powerful one week institute designed to build knowledge and skills about the education of emerging bilingual learners. The institute is designed for both novice and experienced K-12 teachers and school administrators. Please visit http://literacysquared.org/puebla2018/ for more information on the institute.

Academic Spanish Immersion Institute —CETLALIC 
June 16 – 24, 2018
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Join us for a unique institute with DLeNM’s partner CETLALIC. Join us for 10 days of Spanish as you are fully immersed in the culture and language. At CETLALIC the teaching of Spanish as a second language is of primary importance. All of our teachers are native speakers with professional and special training. All are committed to the CETLALIC concept of introducing culture through the study of language. Join DLeNM Staff and Family members for a progressive Spanish Immersion program.  For more information contact rosie@dlenm.org.

4th Annual International Conference on Bilingual, Holistic, and Sustainable Education
June 28 – 29, 2018
Centro Educativo Futuro Verde, Southern Nicoya Penninsula, Costa Rica
Call for Proposals

Come to a beautiful beach paradise in the jungle of Costa Rica for an educational conference like no other! BHS is an international conference on Bilingual, Holistic, and Sustainable education. The conference welcomes teachers, students, parents, educators, and community members
the world over and will be held at the Futuro Verde campus on the Southern Nicoya Peninsula on June 29th and 30th, 2018. Visit our webiste and FB page for more information or to register online or submit a proposal! www.futuro-verde.org

California Association for Bilingual Education
Summer Spanish Dual Language Immersion Institute
July 1 – 3, 2018
Monterey, CA

This CABE institute, which will be conducted entirely in Spanish for teachers and instructional coaches and in English for administrators, will provide TK-12 teachers an opportunity to learn the critical research, theory, and pedagogy necessary to become a strong and successful DLI teacher, instructional coach, or administrator. Participation as a district/site team (administrators, coaches, and teachers) is recommended For more information and to register, please visit www.gocabe.org or contact Karmina Ramírez, cabepds@ gocabe.org or 626.814-4441, ext. 212. 

California Association for Bilingual Education
Project GLAD® Summer PD
July 16 - 20, 2018
Tijuana, Mexico

CABE Binational Project GLAD® in Partnership with Sistema Educativo Estatal (SEE) de Baja California and OCDE Project GLAD® National Training Center present Summer PD in Mexico. Join other teachers from California for CABE's Binational Project GLAD® program in Baja California! It's a great opportunity to meet colleagues who teach in Baja and learn more about the students we teach, while becoming OCDE Project GLAD®-certified through the National Training Center. To download the information flyer, click here.

LA CLAVE: Multilingual Curriculum Development Institute
July 18-20, 2018
Madison, WI
July 22-30
Oaxaca, Mexico

Sponsored by Paridad Education Consulting, the LA CLAVE de Oaxaca 2018 Institute is designed to support participants in incorporating language-focused curricular components in units that build on the assets of multicultural learners.  Modules take place in Madison and Oaxaca. For more information, please visit www.paridad.us or call 312.315.0727.