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The Center Moodle
IRC uses the online collaboration software Moodle in its courses. IRC instructors may contact the librarian for more information about using The Center Moodle.
The Center Library
Browse The Center Library's books and journals. Preview new ESL materials from publishers. Catch up on your professional reading.
Human Capital Initiative
The HCI is designed to be the bridge between the multicultural employee needs of the education community and individuals from diverse backgrounds who may be suitable for those jobs, either today or with appropriate training. Contact Elena Mulcahy or Marcelo Zwierzynski at 847-803-2527 for more information.
National Dual Language Consortium
The National Dual Language Resource Consortium seeks to coordinate, consolidate and disseminate resources and research and make them available to support dual language education. Consortium members include the Illinois Resource Center, Center for Applied Linguistics, CARLA, , Two-Way CABE, Dual Language Education of New Mexico, and Kathryn Lindholm-Leary.
Illinois State Board of Education - English Language Learning
At the ISBE site you'll find Illinois rules and regulations for Transitional Bilingual Education Programs and Transitional Programs of Instruction,includes teacher recruitment and certification information.
Illinois Association for Multilingual Multicultural Education (IAMME)
IAMME is the Illinois state affiliate of NABE: see or post employment opportunities, receive information via your email address through list serve, read online Iamme Bulletin, and register for events online.
ESL-Methods is a wiki maintained by Jeanette Gordon containing lots of teacher resources, including the Annotated Bibliography of ESL and Content Materials.
Tips and resources for advocating for students and families from immigrant backgrounds.