EdSource: To find more bilingual teachers, California will need to cast a wide net

April 25, 2022
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April 2022

Since voters passed Proposition 58 in 2016 and the State Board of Education adopted the California English Learner Roadmap Policy in 2017, California has come full circle on its support of bilingual education. However, to meet the demand for bilingual (also known as dual immersion) programs, California will need to hire and train more bilingual teachers.

SEAL’s Director of Research & Evaluation, Martha I. Martinez and Director of Innovation & Strategic Design, Jennifer Diehl, talk about the role SEAL plays in training bilingual teachers so they are prepared when they enter their classrooms on day one. Read more