Brown University's Teaching Diverse Learners (TDL)
The Teaching Diverse Learners (TDL) Web site, is a resource dedicated to enhancing the capacity of teachers to work effectively and equitably with English language learners (ELLs). This Web site provides access to information -- publications, educational materials, and the work of experts in the field -- that promotes high achievement for ELLs.
Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) on English Language Learners
The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC),funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), is a nationwide information network that acquires, catalogs, summarizes, and provides access to education information from all sources. The data base and ERIC document collections are housed in about 3,000 locations worldwide, including most major public and university library systems.
The International Reading Association is a professional membership organization dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading, and encouraging the lifetime reading habit.
National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE)
Promoting educational excellence and equity through bilingual education, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) is the only national organization exclusively concerned with the education of language-minority students in American schools.
National Research Center on English Learning & Achievement
The National Research Center on English Learning & Achievement (CELA) is the only national research and development center funded by US Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to conduct research dedicated to gaining knowledge to improve students' English and literacy achievement in schools across America.
New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE)
The New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) is a multilingual and multicultural association fostering the awareness and appreciation of bilingualism and biculturalism as an integral part of cultural pluralism in our society.
New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS TESOL)
NYS TESOL is composed of a non-profit group of professionals concerned with the education of English language learners at all levels of public and private education in New York State. Their interests include classroom practices, research, program and curriculum development, funding, and legislation.
NYSUT is a federation of more than 900 local unions, each representing its own members. They are part of the American Federation of Teachers, the fastest growing union in the United States. They are also part of organized labor - the AFL-CIO - and of Education International, with more than 20 million members world wide.
REL Northeast and Islands, or REL-NEI, is one of 10 Regional Educational
Laboratories across the country charged with helping states and
districts systematically use data and analysis to answer important
issues of education policy and practice with the goal of improving
student outcomes. The Regional Educational Laboratory Program is funded
by the Institute of Education Sciences at the US Department of Education.
Completed by the graduate students of the M.Ed. in TESL Program at Rhode Island College, this site offers information about world languages, recommended booklists, and other general information useful to classroom teachers.
Stanford University's Understanding Language Program
Stanford University's program Understanding Language aims to heighten educator awareness of the critical role that language plays in the new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
International TESOL's mission is to ensure excellence in English language teaching to speakers of other languages. TESOL values professionalism in language education; individual language rights; high quality education; collaboration on a global scale; interaction of research and reflective practice for improvement; and respect for diversity and multiculturalism
ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. Its original directive remains its mission today — to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation.