Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) is a nonprofit with a powerful research and evidence-based approach to advancing the educational outcomes of multilingual learners. We work across the state of California, partnering with preschools and elementary schools, districts, county offices and other educational stakeholders to ensure all English Learners and Dual Language Learners learn, thrive and lead.
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Our Work

From a whole school strategy to customized flexible training options, SEAL addresses the unique needs of both educators and systems. SEAL provides professional development, curriculum support, and technical assistance to PreK – 6 grades.
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Upcoming Events

Educators! Gain hands-on tools to build multilingual family-school partnerships. This three-part event offers practical toolkits and strategies to cultivate positive family-school partnerships in grades PK-6. Begins March 14!
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Visit Our Classrooms

Visit our classrooms! We have a multitude of videos with a glimpse into SEAL’s approach and offerings you can use in your own classrooms today. Together, we can meet the needs of our diverse populations and ensure English Learners and Dual Language Learners thrive.
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Be Inspired: Resources & More


  • Blog

    Welcoming Julie Castro Abrams & Dr. Ryan J. Smith to SEAL’s Board of Directors

    February 15, 2024

  • Newsletters

    SEAL Quarterly Newsletter | January 2024

    January 26, 2024

  • Blog

    Reaching More Students and Educators Together with PNC Bank

    January 8, 2024

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Our Impact

Students reached
Teachers trained