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Department of Dual Language & English Learner Education

The Department of Dual Language & English Learner Education (DLE) prepares bilingual and cross-cultural teachers, administrators, and other educators who are reflective and transformational practitioners in addressing the needs of ethnically and linguistically diverse learners through collaboration with schools, families and community.

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Department Chair: Margarita Machado Casas
Department Coordinator: Yvette Garcia

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The Model Bilingual Program

As identified by CCTC for updating CA Bilingual Teacher Education Standards.

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1st Program of Its Kind

We are the first statewide online/hybrid bilingual credential program.

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Largest Program in CA

We have the largest graduating class of Bilingual teacher educators in the state of CA.


1st Cohort of DL Partners

We graduated the first cohort in CA of Dual Language Partners. Non-bilingual educators who understand bilingual ed.


Fall 2021 Admissions

SDSU will begin accepting applications for fall 2021 on October 1, 2020. Deadlines differ by program. Please see individual academic program information for details.

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Save the Date!

We will be having our annual Dual Language Conference on January 29-30.
Register at: Dual Language Conference 2021




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