Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Bilingual Education

SIG Leadership

SIG Leadership: TBA

Questions? E-mail: bilingual@nystesol.org

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.





Past Events



March 31, 5pm at Hunter College Room 1007 West. Bilingualism to Promote English: a talk with Dr. Andrea Parmegiani.. View flyer here

NYS TESOL Bilingual Education SIG Event - On March 31, 2016, Dr. Andrea Parmegiani gave a speech at Hunter College. He talked about using bilingualism to promote academic literacy among English Language Learners. See photos here


RSVP : Laura Kaplan at bilingual@nystesol.org

NYS TESOL Bilingual SIG and Club TESOL present a provoking documentary:

Admissions: Student Stories from Undocumented America

Friday, April 19th, 2013
3:30pm - 6:00pm
Hunter College, CUNY
Leona & Marcy Chanin Language Center
HW B126 Subway Level
Wheelchair Accessible

For more information, please see flyer

New York Becomes the Second State to Recognize Bi literacy

Your help is needed. Attached is the Arroyo bill for the New York State Seal of Biliteracy (A10292) that the Assemblywoman has introduced and is trying to get passed this session. It has also been introduced in the Senate by Senator Joseph Robach (Bill S 7522) from Western New York.

Please send a letter of support to:

Assemblywoman Carmen E. Arroyo
New York State Assembly
734 Legislative Office Building

Albany, New York 12248

Senator Joseph Robach
New York State Senate
Legislative Office Building
Albany, New York 12248

Please spread the word to your friends that might be interested in supporting this bill. It is urgent that these letters come in immediately.

View the bill here.




Dual Language Competencies in Relation to the Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Latino Children of Immigrants

Featured speaker: Brian A. Collins, PhD (Hunter College, CUNY)

Date: Monday, March 19, 2012
Time: 4-6pm
Location: Hunter College, W1007 (68th/Lex)

View this flier for complete details


Bilingual Teacher Recruitment Informational Meeting

Office of English Language Learners New York City Department of Education

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2012
Time: 5:00-7:30 PM
Location: Long Island City High School Room 201 
1430 Broadway, LIC Queens

For more information, download this PDF flyer