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The Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education (CLASE) is an educational research and development center in the College of Education that provides:

  • Professional development and resources for K-12 educators working with Latinos statewide
  • Outreach support through mentoring/tutoring of Latino students placed at risk
  • Program support in developing a pipeline to post-secondary education for Latino students
  • Research to inform teachers and educators on ways to reduce the achievement gap for Latino children, especially in Georgia

Resources for teachers

Learn more about our Instructional Conversation method, download lesson plans, and find other resources.

Resources for students

Every semester, we tutor students in the community. Find out more about getting involved, or if you are a parent looking for resources, find out more information about being a part of our program.

Contact Details

  • 125 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Director: Pedro Portes

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Our research

Our research

Our work helps enhance classroom instruction and learning for English-language learners. We have several current projects that

Our outreach

Our outreach

We offer a variety of lesson plans, professional development, and research to help teachers support English-language learners in and out of the classroom.

Resources

Resources

Find scholarships and other forms of financial aid, or for teachers, access professional development information.

Support our programs

This educational research and development center provides resources, outreach and support for educators working with Latinos.

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