Loyola Marymount University School of Education is proud to offer the following programs of study for teachers and educational leaders working with second language learners.

OPAL Institute

The OPAL is a research-based and validated classroom observation tool designed specifically to support teachers of English Learners.

Formative Assessment Institute

Features a 3-part online professional learning institute focused on key principles, instructional considerations, and action planning for formative assessment practices centered around Multilingual/English Learners.

Journalism for English Learners

This professional development is designed for teams of district or schools leaders and teachers of Grades 3-5 and introduces participants to a project-based journalism curriculum specially designed for students at risk of becoming Long Term English Learners.

EL Master Plan

CEEL helps LEA teams create a plan to develop a district-wide English Learner Master Plan that is aligned to the research-based CA English Learner Roadmap policy.

Dialogic Reading

Collaborate with teachers, students, and families to create meaningful STEAM language and literacy development opportunities for Dual Language Learners!

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Jornada Pedagógica

The Jornada Pedag√≥gica conference is designed for bilingual educators, bilingual teacher education faculty, professional developers, as well as for Spanish speakers and families who want to promote the use of Spanish in their homes and communities.

Featured Speakers

The Center for Equity for English Learners regularly hosts events where visiting scholars can present on a variety of topics to LMU's educational community.

CABE University Credit

LMU Upper Division Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for attending the CABE 2022 Annual Conference.

California Reading & Literature Project (CRLP)

The CRLP aims to provide standards-based professional development in reading and language instruction to help ensure that every California student PreK-12 achieves the highest standards of academic performance.