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About seal

SEAL (Sobrato Early Academic Language) is a powerful English Learner-focused approach to education rooted at the intersection of research and educational equity. We’re on a mission to prepare all English Learners to Learn, Thrive & Lead!

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Seal in Action

SEAL’s research-based model transforms school systems by providing professional development, curriculum support and technical assistance. As a result, teachers are equipped to meet the needs of their diverse populations and English Learners thrive.

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Our Impact

Students reached
Teachers trained
Students Working on an Assignment Together

— José Manzo, Superintendent, Oak Grove School District

SEAL has changed the impact of how students learn in our classroom. Our English language learners have consistently made significant progress where in the past we haven’t.

Evidence from state investment shows districts should look closer to home for bilingual teacher candidates

New Policy Brief! Building the Supply of Bilingual Teachers in California:


In-depth case studies illustrating how education systems change when an assets-based and research-based approach to learning for ELs/DLLs is applied.

The SEAL Model and Its Implementation Across Three Exemplar Districts



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— Nuria Godcharles, Teacher, Redwood City School District

SEAL builds dreams. Our students are already little scientists and little historians. If they continue on this path, they will realize their dreams.

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