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Comité Asesor de Familias de Educación Bilingüe / Bilingual Education Family Advisory Council

The district welcomes all parents of students in bilingual programs (dual language and transitional bilingual education) to join the Bilingual Education Family Advisory Council / Comité Asesor de Familias de Educación Bilingüe (CAFE-B).  CAFE-B brings together families from all of the district’s bilingual programs to advise the district on matters related to bilingual education.  

Meetings for 2022-2023


Wednesday, August 24th at South High - Save the Date

2022-23 CAFE-B Kick-off 

  • Join in a family bilingual literacy activity with your child
  • Participate in a showcase of multilingual learning in the Worcester Public Schools - see what happens in your child's classroom
  • Families and children (0-12) in TBE and dual language welcome

Meetings for 2021-2022

Monday, January 24, 2022, 5:30-6:30 PM, Zoom

Building Community

  • What do families need to know from the District?
  • What does the District need to learn from families?
  • How can families and the District collaborate to strengthen our bilingual programs?

Monday, February 28, 2022, 5:30-6:30 PM, Zoom

  • How can we accelerate language learning over the summer?
  • Feedback on secondary dual language program

Monday, March 28, 2022, 5:30-6:30 PM, Zoom

  • Planning for the April vacation and summer bilingual programs

Monday, April 25, 2022, 5:30-6:30 PM, Zoom

  • Feedback from April vacation program
  • Myths and Tips of Raising Bilingual Children

Monday, May 23, 2022, 5:30-6:30 PM, Zoom

  • How can families understand their child's language development using the different bilingual programs assessments?
  • Priorities for families for next school year

For More Information

Contact Jess Yáñez ([email protected], 774-530-1784) to:

  • Ask questions about Worcester’s CAFE-B
  • Get help accessing the Zoom link
  • Request an interpreter for CAFE-B meetings (Interpreters will be provided in Spanish and English. If you need interpretation into another language, please contact Jess Yáñez as soon as possible.)

Are you the parent of an English learner in the bilingual programs? Consider also joining the English Learners Parent Advisory Council (ELPAC)