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External English Learner Information Sources

Links to English learner information outside the California Department of Education Web site.

California Association for Bilingual Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Organization that addresses the education of linguistically and culturally diverse students in California.

California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages External link opens in new window or tab.
Organization that promotes excellence in education for English learners and a high-quality professional environment for their teachers.

Center for Applied Linguistics External link opens in new window or tab.
Variety of topics including bilingual education, immersion education, immigrant education, foreign language education, testing, and workplace literacy.

Comprehensive Assistance Centers (CACs)
Two CACs are located in California to improve access to and exchange of information and assistance about federal programs and school reform:

Ethnologue External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources for researching the world's languages.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence External link opens in new window or tab.
Guidance for teaching and learning compiled by more than 35 federal agencies.

James Crawford's Language Policy Web Site and Emporium External link opens in new window or tab.
Information about the English-only movement, bilingual education, endangered languages, pending legislation, language policy, and language rights in the U.S.

National Association for Bilingual Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Organization concerned with the education of language-minority students and the promotion of educational excellence and equity through bilingual education.

Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA) External link opens in new window or tab.
Office in the U.S. Department of Education responsible for the administration of Title III, NCLB.

UC Linguistic Minority Research Institute External link opens in new window or tab.
Project by the campuses of the University of California focusing on research and evaluation.

Questions:   Language Policy and Leadership Office | 916-319-0845
Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 8, 2021