How Do I Qualify?
What Are The Benefits?
The SSBB can help you with the following:
Represent your identity, language, and heritage
Increase your chances of getting hired for a job as bilingualism is the top advantage for job seekers (CNN Money)
Earn between 5-20% more money per hour than those who speak only one language (Schwartz Insurance Group)
Prepare for the 21st century's labor market and global society
Strengthen your future: "Learning/becoming proficient in more than one language can deeply enrich one's education, career experiences, and opportunities." -Tomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos, Ed.D., Santa Fe Community College.
Who Should I Contact?
Reach out to your High School counselor, your Spanish Language Arts teacher, or any Bilingual Coordinator.