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Bilingual and English Learner Education


Bilingual and English Learner Program

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction supports school districts in educating students who are English learners (EL). We believe in the assets our multilingual students bring to school and work with districts to honor those assets while preparing students for future education and the workplace.  See below for more information and links to web pages that support working with multilingual learners.

Title III/BLBC Conference

2024 Title III / BLBC Conference

Wisconsin educators are invited to attend the WI Title III / BLBC Conference at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells on Friday, October 25, 2024.

Topics include
- Language Standards,
- District Implementation
- Act 20 Updates

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ACT 20 Webinars:

DPI Consultants for Multilingual Education and English Language Arts are please to offer two webinars with focused attention on  ACT 20 for Multilingual Learners.  This is the same webinar for each session.  If you would like to register for these webinars or to view the slides,  please see the links below.

February 23, 2024     9:00-10:15 -   Slides:  ACT 20 for Multilingual Learners   

March 13, 2024          3:30-4:45 -      Slides:  ACT 20 for Multilingual Learners   

Quick links to Additional DPI Web pages


Engage with Us 

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BLBC listserv  For updates regarding Bilingual-Bicultural Education and to subscribe to the BLBC listserv follow this link. or email Tanya Morin by clicking the link below. 
Title III listserv (one-way)  To be added to the listserv,  please send an email to Amy Maciolek by clicking the link below. 
For questions about this information, contact Amy Maciolek (608) 266-1570, Tanya Morin (608) 267-9393