The NYS Statewide Language Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBE-RN)

The NYS Statewide Language RBE-RN is funded by the New York State Education Department Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages to provide support for the education of limited English proficient/English language learners (LEP/ELLs), and students of languages other than English. Districts and schools statewide are offered technical assistance, professional development and resource materials, including information that strengthens the teaching and learning of students of English as a new language, and students of languages other than English.

As part of the NYS Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network, the focus of the Language RBE-RN is to promote high academic achievement for LEP/ELLs from various languages and cultural backgrounds. In order to support the commitment of the New York State Education Department to higher standards for all students through the Commissioner’s Regulations and the Regents Reform Agenda, the Language RBE-RN aims to develop and strengthen the skills, knowledge, and competencies of educators, parents, and local communities.

Executive Director Nellie B. Mulkay
Deputy Director Ron Woo

Resource Specialists and Language Support Staff
Myriam Augustin, Christina V. Cadeau, Jessie Morisset Cadeau, José V. De La Cruz, Yolanda Delgado-Villao, María V. Díaz, Marie-Alix Emmanuel, Archangelo Joseph, Dang T. Khuu, Hyunjoo P. Kwon, Sandra Lugo, Anh-Tuan Nguyen, Gloria M. Ortiz, Xiomara Rodriguez, Nicole B. Rosefort, Clotilde Santana-Eccardi, Betzaida Franco, Nancy King Wang

This hotline was created to provide parents, guardians and other persons in parental relation of ELLs with information about their rights and services for their children pursuant to Commissioner’s Regulation 154. Learn more


Nov. 1, 2016 - Bilingual Common Core Progressions: ELL Bi-Literacy Development

Nov. 10, 2016 - ELL Think Tank

Nov. 15, 2016 - Advancing the Listening and Writing Abilities of High School ELLs

2016 English Language Learner Parent Academy

The Seal of Biliteracy recognizes students who have studied and attained a high proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.

Key Terms Used to Describe Practices Related to the Education of ELLs in New York State in English and Spanish

Literary Terms & Devices for Language Arts in English and Spanish 

Literary Terms & Devices for Language Arts in English and French

Literary Terms & Devices for Language Arts in English and Simplified Chinese

Subsidized Programs for Bilingual and TESOL Certifications

English-Spanish Cognates/Palabras Afines Inglés-Español