As the dual language immersion (DLI) program grows, it will be important to continue to support the knowledge base of those who are supporting and/or implementing the DLI program. Professional development is available through many educational conferences held across the school year for teachers and district/site administrators working in DLI programs.

These conferences include:
  • California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE): Annual Conference (
  • Dual Language Education New Mexico (DLeNM): La Cosecha (
  • Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education (ATDLE): (
  • Center for Advanced Research in Language Acquisition (CARLA): Annual Conference (
  • National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE): Annual Conference (

Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education: Strand 5, Staff Quality and Professional Development, Principles 2, 3


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