The potential of our students who are learning a new language is limitless. It’s up to district and school leaders, teachers, and counselors, to provide equitable access to the opportunities and supports each student needs to succeed in school and in college and career.
The San Diego County Office of Education has the experienced specialists to support educators through the
WRITE Institute and
Project GLAD academic models, best practices to
engage parents, state and federal accountability
technical assistance, professional networks, and a variety of thoughtfully-designed professional learning opportunities.
The Multilingual Education and Global Achievement (MEGA) department also produces the quarterly research brief,
Focus on English Learners, in partnership with the California English Learner Collaboration.
The term language learner includes both students who are English learners and students in dual language or trilingual school programs. Each language learner is a unique child. Their first language could be English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Arabic, Punjabi, Russian, or 60 other languages. They could have a two-language home, or school could be the only time they hear English. They could be anywhere from age 5 to 18.
They are all uniquely poised to be bilingual leaders in our growing, global economy.
Latinx Education Achievement Report
The purpose of the Latinx Education Summit report is to raise social consciousness of TK-16 educational leadership and the community at-large around the pressing need to provide equal educational programs and early interventions to Latinx students from preschool through higher education.
Informe del progreso de la educacíon latinx
El propósito del informe de esta cumbre latinx es despertar la conciencia social de los líderes educatovos de TK-16 de la comunidad en general, sobre la necesidad crítica de proveer programas educativos e intervenciones tempranas a los alumnos latinx desde preescolar hasta, y durante, los estudios superiores.
MEGA Network Meetings
Join the Multilingual Education and Global Achievement (MEGA) network meetings designed to support the needs of English learners, immigrants/refugees, dual language learners, world language learners, and newcomer students in your districts and schools. The MEGA network provides current and critical information and resources, CA Department of Education updates, and high-need topics related to language learners.
The network meetings will be held virtually until further notice.