CLD: Building Awareness on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Schools


Build an awareness of the rich cultural and linguistic diversity in schools in this introductory course by Dr. Amy Heineke. 


  • Investigate the increasing cultural and linguistic diversity in US schools;
  • Compare approaches to teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students;
  • Describe the policies that influence practice with CLD students in schools.
  • List and deconstruct the various labels used to define CLD students in schools, and
  • Explain the importance of discerning students’ diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Additional information


One Year Unlimted Access


Administrators, Educational Specialists, Guidance Counselors, K-12 Educators, K-12 Professional Staff, Paraprofessionals


Amy Heineke

Continuing Education Credits

Act 48 (Pennsylvania), CTLE (New York)


3 hours