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Welcome!

Learn about evidence-based literacy instruction and interventions for multilingual learners

Learn about our scholarship to prepare diverse special educators

Bilingual Special Education for the 21st Century
5-Part Webinar Series

Meet the authors & learn valuable information about the the complex intersection of bilingual education and special education

What is
DICE PLUSS?

Funded through a five-year (2021-2026) Personnel Preparation Grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) to provide professional development activities that improve classroom instruction for ELs and assist educational personnel working with such children to meet high professional standards, including standards for certification and licensure as teachers who work in language instruction educational programs or serve ELs.

STATISTICS

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38,600

Job Openings!1

 

About 38,600 openings for special education teachers are projected over the next decade.

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50%+

Multilingual

Teachers Needed!2

 

More than half of the states in the U.S. report a projected need for teachers certified or licensed to teach English/multilingual learners.

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15%

Serve ELs with Disabilities3

 

Approximately 15.3% (766,600) of English/multilingual learners are served in special education programs

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to increase the number of special educators to work with multilingual students and improve their literacy outcomes by collaborating with teachers, schools, and parents.

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How do we increase the literacy rates of multilingual learners with and without disabilities?

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