The Maryland Seal Of Biliteracy

Maryland's Seal of Biliteracy

The Maryland Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by participating school systems that recognizes a student’s high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in one or more languages other than English.

Begun in California in 2011, the Seal of Biliteracy is now offered in 35 states and Washington, DC. Maryland’s Seal of Biliteracy Bill was signed into law in 2016.

The following school districts will be participating for the 2018-19 school year:
Allegany County
Anne Arundel County
Baltimore City
Baltimore County
Carroll County
Calvert County
Cecil County
Frederick County
Howard County
Kent County
Montgomery County
Prince George's County
Queen Anne's County
St. Mary's County
Talbot County
Washington County
Wicomico County
Worcester County




 
FYI... The Seal of Biliteracy for Students

 


Elaine Chang-Baxter, Director of Partnerships for Montgomery County Public Schools interviews Françoise Vandenplas, Supervisor of World Languages


For questions, contact
Bonnie Pechulis, Specialist, World Languages and ESOL
bonnie.pechulis@maryland.gov
410-767-0331