A hallmark of CABE Professional Development Services (PDS) is expert, customized consulting on biliteracy and English Learner education. Its knowledgeable and highly skilled 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 can provide support for your district/site projects, including

  • Conducting a feasibility study, developing, and planning for the implementation of
    • Dual Language Immersion programs
    • Long-Term English Learner programs
    • Newcomer Language programs
  • Planning for a Dual Immersion program
  • Building or enhancing the implementation of an existing Dual Language Immersion program at the secondary level

CABE PDS can assist your district/site teams in preparing for:

  • District-wide review of policies and instructional practices for English Learners
  • Other internal or external state and federal program reviews, reports, and site visits

CABE PDS can also facilitate, in collaboration with district teams, the writing of your district:

  • Multilingual Pathways Plan
  • Dual Language Immersion Master Plan
  • English Learner Master Plan

In addition, CABE PDS can provide ongoing coaching for administrators and teachers based on you district-adopted:

  • English Learner program
  • Dual Languge Immersion program
  • Integrated English Language Development (ELD)/Differentiated Instruction model
  • Designated English Language Development (ELD) program

CABE PDS has extensive experience in writing materials, developing curriculum maps, as well as a focus on capacity-building through a “Training of Trainers” (TOT) model in the areas of:

  • English Learner programs
  • Dual Language Immersion programs
  • Development of A-G and additional courses for secondary Dual Immersion programs
  • Development for A-G and additional courses for Long-Term English Learners
  • Training of instructional coaches and lead teachers on how to train others on any of our professional development topics