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The Multilingual / Language Development Department ​provides leadership, advocacy and support to districts, parents and policy makers by promoting equitable access to language support services for students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who have been identified as English Learners.​​​

FY24 Bilingual Directors Meeting Registration Now Open

Registration for the FY24 Bilingual Directors Meeting is now open! The meeting will take place in person at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Rosemont, Sept. 26-28. 

The meeting includes opportunities to connect and network with your fellow directors, receive informative updates from key ISBE departments, and gain new insights and resources on a variety of topics related to supporting your multilingual and EL students. We hope to see you there!

Breakfast and lunch are provided on Sept. 27 and 28. A limited number of hotel rooms are available at a discounted rate.

For further information or questions about this event, visit the Illinois Resource Center website​ or email

Register for the FY24 Bilingual Directors Meeting now!​​

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