Another hallmark of CABE Professional Development Services (PDS) is its high quality and engaging professional development. Its expert consultants have extensive experience in classrooms from Pre-K to 12 and beyond. Many also have administrative experience at the elementary, secondary, district, county, and state levels.


The CABE PDS team embraces a systematic approach to professional development, and can customize and build upon district and site professional development plans and programs.

The CABE PDS team can provide customized professional development on many topics pertaining to biliteracy and English Learners, including:

Dual Language Immersion/Biliteracy

  1. Dual Language Immersion for New Programs
  2. Building/Enhancing a Dual Language Immersion Program at the Secondary Level
  3. Developing Spanish Academic Language, TK-5
  4. Developing Spanish Academic Language, 6-12
  5. How Spanish Works
  6. Spanish Development for Diverse Learners
  7. Cross-Linguistic Transfer: Sound Spelling Transfer for English and Spanish, TK-12
  8. Cross-Linguistic Transfer: The Spanish-English Literacy Connection, 3-6

English Learners/Long-Term English Learners (LTELs)

  1. Integrated and Designated English Language Development (ELD), TK-12
  2. Meeting the Literacy Requirements of CCSS Math and NGSS Science Standards,
    6-12
  3. English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)
  4. English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) 2.0
  5. Cross-Linguistic Transfer: Sound Spelling Transfer for English and Spanish, TK-2
  6. Cross-Linguistic Transfer: The Spanish-English Literacy Connection, 3-6
  7. Preventing the Legacy of Long Term English Learners
  8. Structuring for Success for Secondary Long-Term English Learners