transformative learning experiences


Upcoming Events


 June 30, 2021

10:45 am PT — ATDLE Conference

Dual Language Learners with Special Needs-
White Paper Presentation

This presentation by Theresa Young, Fred Genesee, and Cristina Sánchez-López introduces a white paper which reviews evidence concerning the capacity of young learners to acquire more than one language during the preschool and school years. It also identifies critical characteristics of effective learning environments and educational supports for minoritized language students with special education needs in dual language programs in the U.S.

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First Session postponed till September 30, 2021

Book Study with the Author:
Dr. Margo 


Start the 2021-22 school year with a commitment to more equitable classroom assessment for multilingual learners! Once a month, from August through December 2021, teacher and leadership teams will engage in promising practices and tools for being more inclusive of multilingual learners in the assessment process.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Optimizing Instruction for Multilingual Learners: Focus on Special Educational Needs 

In this pre-conference institute participants will examine key components of effective instruction for multilingual learners with special educational needs including:  peer interaction, oral communication, comprehension and bilingualism.