Bilingual Center


Bilingual Center

Director: Charles Leyba
Phone: (323) 343-4890

The School of Education operates a Bilingual Center that is housed in the Division of Educational Foundations and Interdivisional Studies. This center functions as the administrative unit for federal funds that support the following bilingual activities:

  • BCLAD Short Term Training. Classes in bilingual methodologies and the history and culture of language minority children are provided for classroom teachers preparing for the Bilingual Certificate of Competence exam. Classes are offered on campus and at school sites in Los Angeles County.

  • Distribution of Bilingual Materials. Under the title of the Evaluation, Dissemination, and Assessment Center, curriculum materials and texts are produced and distributed for use in bilingual programs at every level from kindergarten to university.

  • Educational Personnel Training Program. Stipends are provided for nearly one hundred bilingual students to pursue course work leading to the doctorate in Special Education.


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