*** CRLP Regional Office staff are working remotely/Telecommuting *** Our office is operating on a hybrid/telecommute schedule for the Fall 2021 quarter. Our normal business hours are: 7:30 am- 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday. Our program manager is in the office 2-3 days a week. Please direct all regional office Professional Development contract inquiries, Eventbrite/online-webinar registration inquires/refunds etc., to Clarissa White via email at or please leave a message on our office voicemail at 858-534-1600. Please allow 24-72 hours for phone messages to be returned., If you need immediate assistance, we welcome zoom appointments/calls with Clarissa. Please email to set up. ***

*** PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/PROGRAMMING UPDATE as of 8/24/2021 *** We will continue to offer all of our Signature Professional Development workshop sessions/Teacher Leader Invitationals via virtual webinars through online learning platforms (Canvas, Zoom, etc.) throughout the remainder of 2021. We hope to offer in person sessions in the Spring of 2022.

Upcoming Events: 


Past Events:

Spanish English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT) 5-day  Institute – Summer/Fall 2021

Location: Virtual via ZOOM
Download Registration Form

Online Registration Here 



August 7, 2021
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

CRLP Teacher Leadership  2021 (SPRING) Virtual Learning Modules


Community building and adult SEL customized for CRLP Teacher Leaders, through a transformative coaching lens.

Session I – Wednesday, March 17, 2021

4:00-5:15 p.m.

Session II – Wednesday, April 21, 2021

4:00-5:15 p.m.

Session III – Wednesday, May 19, 2021

 4:00-5:15 p.m.

Session IV – Wednesday, June 16, 2021

 4:00-5:15 p.m.

Facilitators: CRLP Transformational Coaches Martha Garcia, Dalilah Gil, and Kathrina Mendez


Think together and share tools for engaging our multilingual learners. Learn ways to support language production while encouraging student motivation and agency.

Facilitators: Betsy Hall and Celeste Flores

Asynchronous Webinar Content live February 28, 2021
Session I – March 20th, 2021
8:30-10:00 a.m.
Session II – April 10th/24th
8:30-10:00 a.m.
Session III – May 8th/15th, 2021
8:30-10:00 a.m.

#USvsHate: Lead & Learn with the CRLP

Learn about this empowering student voice initiative’s impact to date, resources on the website, how to participate, and dialogue with past/current participants.  Next student entry submission deadline is March 12, 2021.

Date: May 6, 2021
Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Grade span: K-12
Registration Link Here
Facilitator: Sarah Peterson, Regional Director of UC San Diego CRLP Regional Site


Experience a culturally responsive text intentionally curated by the CRLP team.

Session I – Global Book Bags, Part I*
A collaboration with the California Global Education Project

Wednesday, February 24. 5:00-6:15 p.m.

Grade span: TK-6

Facilitated by CGEP


Session II – (De)Normalizing Classroom Literature: Understanding Text Types for an Anti-Racist Classroom

Tuesday, March 16. 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Grade span: K-12

Facilitated by Shervaughnna Anderson-Byrd, Regional Director of UCLA CRLP Regional Site


Session III – If you can pronounce Tchaikovsky, you can say my name: A Culturally Responsive discussion on “Your Name is a Song”

Monday, March 29. 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Grade span: K-12

Facilitated by Shervaughnna Anderson-Byrd, Regional Director of UCLA CRLP Regional Site


Session IV  – Global Book Bags, Part II*

Wednesday, April 14. 5:00-6:15 p.m.

Grade span: K-5/ K-5/ 6-12

Facilitated by CGEP

Session V – Schools as Sanctuary, Educators as Allies: Supporting Newcomer Students in U.S. Classrooms
Thursday, April 15. 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Grade span: P-16
Facilitated by Lauren Markham, Author & Educator

CRLP Teacher Leadership  2020 – 2021 (FALL/Winter) Virtual Learning Modules

Module I
“Cultivating Resilience in Community Series”

Presented by: CRLP Teacher Leaders; Kathrina, Dalilah & Martha
Session I: November 5, 2020
Session II: December 10, 2020
Session III: January 14, 2021

Module II
“Culturally Responsive Texts Series”

Presented by: CRLP Regional Director; Sarah Peterson

Session I: Elementary, K-5
Date: November 9, 2020
Text: “Crown” An Ode to The Fresh Cut”

Session II: Secondary
Date: December 16, 2020
Text: “Piecing Me Together”

Module III
“Routines for Teaching Language | I/D – ELD Series”

Presented by: CRLP Teacher Leaders; Celeste and Betsy
Session I: November 7, 2020 and November 14, 2020
Session II: December 5, 2020 and December 12, 2020
Session III: January 9, 2021 and January 23, 2021

CRLP Teacher Leadership  2020 – 2021 “BEEP  & GREET” 

Drive-through “Beep & Greet”

Why a Beep and Greet?

  • To come together and feel the positive energy that is a result of  being in community – even from 6 feet away
  • To meet our newest members “mask-to-mask”
  • To understand and align on how we’ll BE together… and who we will be

Date: Saturday, October 31

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Winter CRLP Teacher Leader Invitational
February  29, 2020

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Price Center – Warren College Room, UC San Diego Campus


Offering Session I and Session II.

Dates for Session I: 
January 29, 2020 – Location:  SCREC, National City

Dates for Session II: 
February 5, 2020 – Location:  SDCOE, Linda Vista, Room 306

UC San Diego CRLP’s study sessions on the NEW 2017 CA Dyslexia Guidelines.

Our facilitated Part I study session will go over:

  • Familiarity with the 2017 California Dyslexia Guidelines
  • A 21st Century Definition of Dyslexia
  • An Understanding of the Neuroscience of Dyslexia
  • Knowledge of the Signs of Dyslexia in Children and Adolescents
  • Resources to Share with Teachers, Administrators, Students, & Parents

Our facilitated Part II study session will go over:

  • Study Dyslexia in English Learners
  • Study Screening and Assessment
  • Experience several high-impact Effective Approaches for Teaching Students with Dyslexia
  • Review the 21st Century Definition of Dyslexia
  • Continue to become familiar with the 2017 CA California Dyslexia Guidelines statewide document
  • Continue to develop an understanding of the neuroscience of dyslexia
  • Explore Resources to Share with Teachers, Administrators, Students, & Parents


2019-2020 CRLP Administrator PLC Series

2019-2020 CRLP Administrator Professional Learning Community ALL Means ALL: Showcasing Successful Practices With a CONTINUED EMPHASIS on ENGLISH LEARNERS

Join UC San Diego California Reading and Literature Project and other local educational leaders as we explore effective literacy and language instruction with an emphasis on English learners as outlined in the California ELA/ELD Framework. By participating in this vibrant CRLP learning community, you will gain expanded knowledge of current educational research and policy, immediately applicable professional resources, and a network of professional contacts.

*** Register Online Here ***

*** Printable Registration Form ***

Contact Sarah Peterson at or Clarissa White at for more information.