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National Dual Language Education Teacher Preparation Standards (NDLETPS) © 2018

Designed for those responsible for developing future dual language education teachers the National Dual Language Education Teacher Preparation Standards (NDLETPS) are intended to provide guidance while allowing for the flexibility to address myriad local contextual realities and language groups, inclusive of and also beyond Spanish-English programs. Moreover, the reader will notice that the framing of these Standards entails certain characteristics that are anchored to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Aligning the NDLETPS to CAEP is intentional in order to leverage this reputable accrediting entity, from a supportive stance for the greater merit of dual language education. Dual Language Education of New Mexico (DLeNM) recognizes the need for a set of standards that will not only provide guidance to educator preparation programs but also create a sorely needed vehicle leading to program accreditation. 

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Summer Soleado 2019!
Soleado: Promising Practices from the Field is available now! Featured in this issue: Washington state has an exciting goal of dual language education for everyone by 2030—learn what the are doing to get ready for it. Michele Rewold of Grand Junction, CO describes how their teachers are using the Question Formulation Technique and Mario Benabe of South Bronx Community Charter School in New York shares how he and his students have reimagined mathematics. Also, look for an update on efforts to transform New Mexico's public education system and much more! Click here to download your copy now.