Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast

A nonprofit organization for  educators, families, and policy makers

(formerly known as Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education)

Dual Language Leadership Network Meeting

Purpose of Network:

  • Networking for Leaders of Dual Language Educational Programs*
  • Mutual support for Leaders of Dual Language Educational Programs
  • Support for the growth of new and existing dual language programs
  • Identifying professional development needs for dual language teachers, staff, and administrators
  • Sharing research and field related program and instructional information regarding dual language programs

Networks Connections to MABE's Goals:

  • Help identify dual language program, staff and school needs
  • Promote and disseminate research-based programs and practices supporting bilingualism and multiculturalism for educational success
  • Network with key stakeholders, such as higher institutions of education, in the preparation for dual language teachers 
Intended Audience:
  • Dual Language Programs Leaders include - School Principals, Assistant Principals, Curriculum Coordinators and/or Instructional Coaches; Consultants and Professionals of Teacher Preparation Education in Institutes of Higher Education may also belong to this Network.
Fee: $75.00/meeting


  • Payment by purchase order, check, or credit card.
Location: TBD for each meeting, typically one meeting in greater Boston area and one meeting in central MA near CT and RI border

Time: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Certificate of PDP's available for participation in this Network

      Schedule for SY 2018-2019

   Fall Meeting: Saturday, December 1, 2018
    • Time: 9:00 - 2:00 pm, includes light breakfast and lunch; 
    • check-in and breakfast at 8:30 am
    • Location: Escuela Amigos, 15 Upton St, Cambridge, MA
    • Meeting Agenda:

PD Topic: Local Norms and Assessment of the Partner Language and English

Networking Topic:  Assessment practices

  •  SOLOM oral language assessment
  • Poster Session: Established DLE programs share their data on meeting their program goals
We suggest  parking at the Green Street Garage
OR taking the T to the Central Square stop
    Winter Meeting: Saturday, February 9, 2019
    • Time: 9:00 - 2:00 pm, includes light breakfast and lunch; check-in and breakfast at 8:30 am
    • Location: Worcester, MA
    • Meeting Agenda

PD Topic: Dual Language Curriculum

Networking Topic:  Dual Language Instructional Coaching


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