Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education

A nonprofit organization for educators, families, and policy makers


If you would like to be a part of an energetic, passionate, and dedicated group of professionals who believe in dual language education, we invite you to join us!


Welcome to MABE

The Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education is a professional non-profit organization of individuals whose purpose is to promote bilingualism and multiculturalism as assets that provide cognitive, social, emotional, educational, and employment advantages for all students

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The Language Opportunity Coalition was founded in the summer of 2014 by the Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education (MABE) and MATSOL (Massachusetts Educators of English Language Learners) along with the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MA FLA) and other education and community groups in Massachusetts.  

The Senate passed the Seal of Biliteracy and LOOK bills on July 7th! The House passed the LOOK bill on July 31st.

We are almost there!


Flexibility Needed in Educating ELLs by Senators DiDomenico and Chang-Diaz

Blog by New America:

A Turning Point: Massachusetts' New Bill and the Growing Demand for Bilingual Education

Research Brief

The Growing Need for Bilingual Workers in the Massachusetts Economy, released by the Partnership for New American Economy, June 21, 2016

Read more about the current status of the Massachusetts bills here.


Visit the Language Opportunity Website

Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education, 2015
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