Free Online Resources

Free Online Resources

#LearningNeverStops. CAL is offering weekly professional development webinars to teachers and parents of ELs & language learners! View our list of content and sign up for our next webinar! Read more

Partnership Embassy of Mexico

Partnership with the Embassy of Mexico

“Bilingualism is Our Shared Identity”: Mexican Embassy and the Center for Applied Linguistics Opens Doors to Hundreds of Authentic Spanish Language Resources Online Read more

Professional Development

Professional Development

CAL Institutes: Learn and Earn Credit Read more

NEW! Memoirs of an Advocate

Peter Roos Book

NOW AVAILABLE! "Living proof of the difference that one person can make within this complex world. This memoir shows us how [Peter Roos] did it." Read more

Education as a Right: An Interview With Peter Roos

Education as a Right: An Interview With Peter Roos

July 2, 2020

Civil rights lawyer, Peter Roos, who was recently featured in Education Week, sat down with CAL to speak about his time arguing to the Supreme Court, including the 1982 landmark decision, Plyler v Doe. In the interview, Roos offers hopeful advice for the next generation of education and equity advocates. 

What K-12 Schools Can Do with Congressional COVID Funding

What K-12 Schools Can Do with Congressional COVID Funding

June 1, 2020

The CARES Act, part of Congress's coronavirus relief package, set aside $13.2 billion specifically for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund. Now, school districts are weighing what to do about their school budgets for the upcoming school year: 

How can the funds be used? What limitations are there? And how much does each state get?