National Association of English Learner Program Administrators

Educators for a Multilingual Multicultural America (EMMA)

EMMA-Educators for a Multilingual Multicultural America is responsible for the care, use and on-going development of National Dual Language Education Teacher Preparation Standards – NDLETPS . Under the auspices of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, EMMA aims to collaboratively guide institutions of higher education as they cultivate highly qualified dual language teachers nation-wide. A vital secondary goal is to assist SEAs, LEAs, professional organizations (like NAELPA), and other educational entities to operationalize theoretically anchored professional development and guidance for in-service dual language teachers.