Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education

A nonprofit organization for  educators, families, and policy makers

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 

Annual Membership:

  • Fee: $145/Annual Membership 
  • Fall and Winter (Two) Full-day Professional Development and Networking Meetings
  • Membership is per Dual Language Program/School; One leader from each program is encouraged to attend meetings 

  • 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.
  • Certificate of PDP's available for participation in this Network.


  • Payment by purchase order, check, or credit card.

       Schedule for School Year 2016-2017 

  • Fall Meeting: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    • Time: 9:00 - 3:00 pm, includes light breakfast and lunch; check-in and breakfast at 8:30 am
    • Location: Fallon Room, 3rd Floor, Student Center, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA
    • Meeting Agenda
  • Spring Meeting: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    • Time: 9:00 - 3:00 pm, includes light breakfast and lunch; check-in and breakfast at 8:30 am
    • Location: Room 107, Sullivan Academic BuildingWorcester State University, Worcester, MA
    • Fee: $72.50 only for those interested joining the DLLN for spring 2017 meeting only
    • No Fee for those MABE members who joined the Network in fall 2016.
    • Meeting Agenda
    • Current DLLN Members will need a code to RSVP for this meeting.

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