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Bilingual MAT Candidates at CABE Conference in Anaheim

Bilingual MAT candidates, from the School of Education, began their spring quarter by attending the CABE (California Association for Bilingual Education) conference two weeks ago.  The conference was held in Anaheim from March 29 to April 1.  During their attendance … Continue reading

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End of the Year Bilingual Teacher Celebration

  Members of the growing UCI bilingual teacher community had their end of the school year dinner celebration at Brü Market and Grill in Lake Forest on June 9.  This past year, most of the bilingual credential candidates were placed … Continue reading

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2016 CABE Teachership Award

  Gabriela Gómez, UCI bilingual credential candidate, was recently awarded the Carlos Penichet Award at the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) Annual Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, March 24, 2016.  There were five awards given to future bilingual … Continue reading

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Members of BTSA are the Next Generation Teacher

The Bilingual Teacher Student Association (BTSA) at UCI will hold its first meeting on Thursday, October 29 at 6:30 pm in the School of Education Building, #2001.  This club is open to any bilingual undergraduate interested in becoming a bilingual … Continue reading

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UCI Feature Story: Bilingual Boom

The School of Education’s bilingual credential graduates were recently featured on UCI’s homepage.  As dual immersion programs grow, the need for more qualified bilingual teachers will be needed.  Schools and districts start as early as March in the recruitment process … Continue reading

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Three Generations of Bilingual Anteaters

This past Friday, I visited Gates Elementary School in Lake Forest to supervise three bilingual student teachers in their dual immersion (Spanish) classrooms.  Currently, there are six UCI credential students placed at Gates for their last student teaching assignment. My last visit … Continue reading

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New Dual Immersion Program for Orange Unified School District

Orange Unified School District will be opening a new dual immersion program next fall; it will be their second one.  The district is one of two school districts in Orange County to offer a Mandarin dual immersion program.  The other … Continue reading

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Two New Dual Immersion Programs in Newport Mesa Unified School District

Newport Mesa Unified School District will offer two new dual immersion programs for the incoming 2015-16 school year.  College Park Elementary School will offer Mandarin and Whittier Elementary School will offer Spanish.  Both schools are located in Costa Mesa. Enrollment for these … Continue reading

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BTSA (Bilingual Teacher Student Association) at UCI

Bilingual Teacher is expanding its reach to our next generation of bilingual teachers.  Bilingual Teacher Student Association (BTSA) will be launched this spring on the UCI campus for any bilingual undergraduate and graduate students interested in becoming a bilingual teacher. … Continue reading

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First Vietnamese Dual Immersion Program in California

Westminster School District will be the very first California school district to offer a dual immersion program in Vietnamese next fall!  Garden Grove Unified School District will most likely follow with their own dual immersion program in Vietnamese too. It … Continue reading

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