Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education

A nonprofit organization for educators, families, and policy makers


If you would like to be a part of an energetic, passionate, and dedicated group of professionals who believe in dual language education, we invite you to join us!


Welcome to MABE

The Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education is a professional non-profit organization of individuals whose purpose is to promote bilingualism and multiculturalism as assets that provide cognitive, social, emotional, educational, and employment advantages for all students

Upcoming events

Legislation submitted for the new 2017-2018 Legislative Cycle

  • The legislation on the Seal of Biliteracy  is moving forward in the Massachusetts state legislature. Now assigned new bill numbers,  H.285/S.311 An Act to promote global trade and economic development through biliteracy have been referred to the Joint Committee on Education.
  • LOOK Bill (HD3537/SD155), lead sponsors; Representative Cabral and Senator DiDomenico)

Visit the Language Opportunity Website

The Language Opportunity Coalition was founded in the summer of 2014 by the Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education (MABE) and MATSOL (Massachusetts Educators of English Language Learners) along with the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MA FLA) and other education and community groups in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education, 2015

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