February 2021 • Issue 41 • California Association for Bilingual Education

Upcoming CABE events & deadlines highlighted in this issue...
February 4, 11, & 18CABE Racial Equity Series
February 4CABE Pepperdine Chapter meeting at 6:30 pm
February 5—Deadline for Early Bird Savings for CABE 2021
February 628va Jornada Pedagógica Internacional para la Educación Multilingüe: A virtual PD conference at LMU (co-sponsored by CEEL, CABE & LAUSD)
February 10 & 16Two free webinars from Multilingual California Project: Paraeducator support for ELs in Distance & Hybrid Learning
February 11, 22 & 25"Cash for College" Free webinars for students & families by CSAC (February 22nd en español)
February 13CABE FAFSA workshop
February 17MCAP Teacher and Leader Summit
February 20CABE Dual Language Teacher Academy: Module #5 Academic Spanish Reading Development for DL Teachers—El desarollo del español académico para los maestros de doble idioma
March 6San Bernardino Chapter #53 Virtual Conference
March 23-27CABE 2021 Virtual Annual Conference
February 5th—Deadline for Early Bird registration...
Attendee Registration Brochure
Exhibitor/Sponsor Flyer
Conference Website: CABE2021.org | Registration: CABE2021.org | Exhibitors: ruth@gocabe.org Conference: delma@gocabe.org | Sponsors: jgcorea@gocabe.org or delma@gocabe.org
February 4th—Session 1 of CABE Racial Equity Series...
New! Free professional learning for paraeducators...
Coming February 13th—FAFSA Student Workshop...
What you need to know now about the proposed state budget..
Don't miss this important information from CABE Lobbyist Martha Zaragoza-Díaz about Governor Newsom's Proposed 2020-2021 State Budget!
Four more DLTA modules!—Next one on February 20th...
Get university credit for attending CABE 2021...
Loyola Marymount University Upper Division Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for the CABE 2021 Virtual Annual Conference. To learn more about registering to earn three (3) professional development, upper division Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at CABE 2021 click here. Participants must register for university credit prior to attending any workshop or institute that will be utilized to earn university credit.  

For ONLINE REGISTRATION for three (3) unit course: https://tinyurl.com/CABE2021-Course300
Discounted conference packages for districts...
CABE and Whittier College forge new partnership...
Through a new partnership between CABE and Whittler College, educators can earn graduate units for completing independent CABE coursework at Whittier College, and teachers participating in the CABE Dual Language Academy (DLTA) can also enroll in a graduate level course at Whittier College after completing each DLTA module.
For more information, visit the Whittier College website:
Community Engagement Initiative welcomes new districts...
The four lead organizations of the Community Engagement Initiative (CEI), CABE, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, Families in Schools, and the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, issued a press release to welcome twelve new districts to Cohort II to continue the work of the five districts in Cohort I.  
Cohort I: Anaheim UHSD, Azusa USD, Cajon Valley USE, Ontario Montclair SD, and Oxnard SD

Cohort II: Bakersfield City SD, Chino Valley USD, Moreno Valley USD, Oakland USD, Pajaro Valley USD, Parlier USD, Riverside USD, Salinas UHSD, Santa Ana USD, Upper Lake USD, Val Verde USD, and Victor Valley USD.

CABE congratulates all new CEI Cohort II school districts!
Check out these free resources...
Visit the MCAP website for free webinar professional learning opportunities:  https://mcap.gocabe.org/

The MCAP Fall webinar series provided free professional learning to 1,316 Teachers, Administrators, and other educators!

Questions? Email us: mcapalliance@gmail.org

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Join CABE's Bilingual Resources FaceBook Group...
Find out what's happening virtually at local CABE chapters...
Membership Registration and Renewal Now Online!
Our new online system for member registration and renewal is now up and running!

Renew your membership today in order to take advantage of all the benefits of being a CABE member!
Questions? Contact Evelyn Briseño: evelyn@gocabe.org
Other items of interest to the CABE community...
Free "Cash for College" Webinars
February 11 & 25 in English—February 22 en español

La pandemia por COVID-19 ha causado bajo ingreso al College de jóvenes
de habla hispana en CA. Apoyemos la INICIATIVA CASH FOR COLLEGE,
es ayuda, no préstamo. No es necesario que la persona esté documentada.
Haz clic abajo:
Teachers Lean on Each Other to Rise Above and Beyond
During Pandemic to support Dual Language Learners
This blog post is from CABE's partners at the Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) Project. Written by SEAL Communications Manager Michelle Zacarias for New America, it highlights the amazing work that SEAL is doing to support EL/DLL children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Professional Learning & Resources

January-December 2021 CEEL/LMU Teaching Academic Spanish in Grades Pre-K through 12 Certificate Program. More info.

February 6, 2021 Registration closes soon! 28th Jornada Pedagógica Internacional para la Educación Multilingüe by Loyola Marymount University (virtual conference) Keynote Speaker: Dr. Margarita Calderón, Professor Emerita, Johns Hopkins University. Co-sponsored by CEEL, CABE, and LAUSD. Register Now. View Flyer.

February 8-11, 2021 National ESEA Conference ESEANetwork.org

February 11, 2021 WhatsApp & Zoom: A Pencil and Paper for Easy Online Learning— for parents of students in Grades K-12 by CATESOL Technolgoy Enhanced Language Learning (TELL) Interest Group, $5 or free to CATESOL members. Register.

April 28-29, 2021 NABE Virtual Conference Register. (pre-conference on April 27th)

A Pathway to Equitable Math Instruction toolkit, developed by EdTrust West and LMU/CEEL.

Innovative Digital Micro-Courses from the San Diego County Office of Education: https://bit.ly/SDCOECatalog. For more information, contact staci.block@sdcoe.net.

Free resources from the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA): Ensuring Continuity Of Learning And Operations, Family Toolkit, English Learner Toolkit, Newcomer Toolkit.

Communication Series by the Center for Equity for English Learners: CEEL English Learner Supports during COVID-19 

CEEL Certificate programs for teachers and leaders working with ELLs and DLLs
Families and COVID-19

Apoyo para las familias inmigrantes durante COVID-19 en www.gocabe.org: https://www.gocabe.org/index.php/communications-2/daca/

The California Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages. Visit: https://caparentyouthhelpline.org/

22 videos informativos en español sobre COVID-19 de la Oficina de Servicios de Emergencia del Gobernador de California/22 informational videos in Spanish on COVID-19 from the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvrp9iOILTQZdKZTcAaYdyu4wKmhGCJNc

Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants/Asistencia para Inmigrantes en Casos de Desastres de California: Disaster Relief for Immigrants, Asistencia para Inmigrantes en Casos de Desastres, Fact Sheet, Hoja de datos, Crisis del Corona Virus: Recursos para familias, Alas Y Voz, Californians Together
Contact laurie@gocabe.org to request that your information be included on this list.
Feeding the heart, mind and soul...
This is Our Dream
A Crowdsourced Poem to Inspire Hope
with Kwami Alexander on NPR
Click below to listen and read:
Comic Corner—because humor makes quarantine a little easier...
Have you felt like this recently?...
Contact CABE Corner Editor, Laurie Nesrala-Miles: laurie@gocabe.org