addalingua

Language First Certification

addalingua provides relevant professional learning that is designed exclusively for DLI (dual language immersion) educators.

  • CONNECTED – Meet your peers in a synchronous launch session, and then explore new strategies, share your ideas, and receive feedback from experienced facilitators.
  • FLEXIBLE – Begin each level of certification when it makes sense for you. Select a course section that works with your schedule. Follow our pacing guides – curled  up at home or during district professional learning days.
  • PRACTICAL – Discover models of instruction, adapt them to your context, and use them the next day in classrooms.

professional learning sequence for dual language immersion classroom educators

Level 1 – Foundations:
Fundamental practices for dual language immersion educators

Explore standards-based practices that have supported student attainment of cultural competency, bilingual/biliterate proficiency, and academic achievement in hundreds of classrooms across the country.

Level 2 – Applications:
Student engagement strategies for dual language immersion classrooms

Use models of instruction to effectively implement strategies that promote high expectations and engage students with counterbalanced instruction to increase target language proficiency.

Level 3 – Extensions:
Collective responsibility for dual language immersion programs

Analyze a framework that has helped dozens of programs find their “north star” and use a common language to reflect on student data and set clear learning goals.

Want A Sneak Peek?

We’ll send you the standards used to design addalingua Language First certification series.

Course Details

Time
Commitment:

Each level is a six-week online course with approximately 20 hours of work. New content is introduced for six weeks, but participants have eight weeks to complete the work. 

 

The courses begin with a synchronous launch session followed by asynchronous, independent work and group discussion board reflections

 

Price: $1000/level

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Upcoming 2022/23 SESSIONS*

  • FALL – October 3 – December 4, 2022 (Register HERE.)
  • WINTER – January 9 – March 5, 2023
  • SPRING – April 10 – June 4, 2023
  • SUMMER – 2023 (TBD)
All levels are offered in each session.
Level 1 – Foundations: Fundamental practices for dual language immersion educators
Level 2 – Applications: Student engagement strategies for dual language immersion classrooms
Level 3 – Extensions: Collective responsibility for dual language immersion programs

*If these schedule options don't work with your school or district calendar for professional learning, contact us to explore a customized schedule for your team. (Minimum number of participants per level may apply.)