News & Publications

We are always searching for new publications in the field of Two-Way & Dual Language Education and will update our website continuously with this information. We work closely with our colleagues from different parts of the country to post these resources for you. If you have different publications of interest, please let us know and we will make them available to our educators.

An Honorary Award

This is the twentieth year of the annual Leadership in Biliteracy Symposium and we invite you to join us in our long tradition of recognizing the dedication and passion of the champions of biliteracy in our districts, schools, and communities.

Mónica Nava, the Region 9 senior director of Migrant Education at the San Diego County Office of Education, is the recipient of the Bea Gonzales Leadership in Biliteracy award and will be honored at the symposium. Mónica has devoted her career to advocating for students in primary language, dual language, and English language programs.

Language Matters! Conference- Join Us

Language Matters! Communication, identity, education, and action- language is in all things. The annual OCDE Project GLAD® NTC Conference provides the space for thought-provoking conversations about multilingual education, diversity, culture, and educator impact.   Often, we understand the theory of language acquisition or integrated and designated ELD, but the HOW remains elusive.  This [...]

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Published Works by ATDLE Contributors


Dr. Kathleen Contreras, professor and well known Latina author of children’s books, works with Two-Way & Dual Language organizations to scan the airwaves for news about Two-Way Dual Language programs throughout the U.S.A. This work is invaluable as she works to keep us in the know of the latest developments in the field. Here is her latest ¡Chispas! for you to review.


Translanguaging Origins

The article traces the Welsh origins of ‘‘translanguaging’’ from the 1980s to the recent global use, analysing the development and extension of the term. It suggests that the growing popularity of the term relates to a change in the way bilingualism and multilingualism have ideologically developed not only among academics but also amid changing politics and public understandings about bilingualism.


Dr. Lindholm-Leary (COMING SOON)

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