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CABE 2023 Teachership Application

DUE DATE: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 (11:59 p.m. PT)

You must be a current CABE member to be eligible for CABE Bilingual Teachership. Please contact Evelyn BriseƱo at or 626-814-4441 ex. 205 for membership status, to join or renew your membership.

Applicant's Information

CABE Region you belong to:
Must be a California resident. 


Are you enrolled in a college/university with a declared major leading to a bilingual teacher credential/authorization (BILA, elementary/secondary) and/or completed a minimum 15 college credits and/or enrolled in a bilingual teacher preparation program? *
Type of credential:
For the credential-level you are seeking; are you intending on seeking a bilingual emphasis? *

What language(s) do you speak?

Please indicate the level of proficiency.

Work Experience

1. Have you ever worked or volunteered as a teacher assistant/paraprofessional? *
3. Are you presently assigned to a bilingual classroom? *
4. Are you assigned to a bilingual (credentialed) teacher? *
5. Which language(s) do you use for instruction? *
6. What are your instructional responsibilities (check all that apply) *


Please check your gross family income reported on last year's Federal Tax Return *

Personal (biography) Statement

Personal statement (biography) Explain why you have chosen this professional career path. Include why you think it is important to offer bilingual programs. List specific events or experiences that have inspired you to study to become a bilingual teacher. (250 words maximum).

Philosophy of Education Statement

Please summarize your personal philosophy of education in general and of bilingual education in particular (250 words maximum).

Professional Learning Statement

Please describe your professional learning experiences and how these have contributed to your growth as a bilingual teacher candidate (250 words maximum).

Community Service Statement

Please explain how your service and extracurricular activities have positively contributed to your community (250 words maximum).

Letter from Nominator

Please submit a nominator letter from a CABE chapter leader, region representative or current CABE member stating the reason for the nomination of this applicant. Note: Letter must not be dated more than one year old from the date of this application. 

Recommendation Letter

Please submit a letter of recommendation from a current professional reference (i.e. teacher, program coordinator, or current supervisor). Letter most not be dated more than one year from date of this application. 

College Transcript(s)

Please submit current transcript(s) showing current 15 college credits (an unofficial transcript is acceptable). 

Class Schedule

Please submit the class shedule for the current quarter or semester.


Upload a high resolution photo of yourself (head and shoulders) 300 ppi or greater.


An incomplete application or missing documents will not be considered. Non-verifiable information will result in disqualification of the applicant. 

Contact Us

Aida Madison
(626) 814-4441 ex. 101