DLTL Alumni Advocate for Bilinguals in CPS

Two DLTL alumni were featured in WBEZ articles; advocating for Bilinguals in Chicago Public Schools. Check them out below and advocate by sharing:

Josue Contreras (’19) featured

WBEZ. Tues Oct 13

CPS Is Dramatically Expanding Gold Standard Bilingual Program. But Is It Putting The Funding — And Schools — In The Right Place?



Karen Tellez (’19) featured

WBEZ. Mon Oct 12

More Than 70% Of CPS Bilingual Programs Fall Short



Illinois Dual Language Summit

Attend the statewide dual language summit at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Sat. June 8th, 2019 from 10:00-1:00.

Registration is required and MUST be done in advance. The link is https://go.uic.edu/idls2019 
Our invited plenary speaker is Dr. Fabrice Jaumont. We will be raffling off 4 copies of his book The bilingual revolution, and they will also be for sale.
Please forward this link to all DL educators around the state of Illinois. We are especially keen on inviting dual language programs that operate in languages other than Spanish. There will also be three $25 gift cards raffled to individuals who travel more than 50 miles to attend.

SAVE THE DATE – Dual Language Symposium

The Dual Language Teacher Leadership program at Roosevelt University is hosting the inaugural Dual Language Symposium, an annual event for Dual Language educators across the Midwest.

Dual Language Symposium

Saturday, March 2, 2019

8:00am – 5:00pm

Roosevelt University – Schaumburg Campus

1400 N Roosevelt Blvd, Schaumburg, IL 60173

The symposium is a way to bring all of our urban and suburban DL community together and support each other’s work as educators of language learners. Educators, researchers and advocates of dual language education will be presenting workshops, round tables, tips and resources throughout the day.


Meet children’s author Claudia Guadalupe Martinez 

This professional development opportunity will help you expand your Dual Language teaching practice, programs and communities.

This FREE event is open to educators, parents, administrators and related community organizations. 


Dual Language Education Updates

Welcome to Dual Language Teacher Leadership at Roosevelt University. This site will provide educators with:

  • Effective teaching practices
  • Dual Language research
  • Teaching positions in Dual Language

Stay tuned for exciting news and developments in the field of Dual Language Education.

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