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Bilingual Seal

The State Seal of Bilingualism and Biliteracy (SSBB) is an award given by a school district in recognition of students who, by high school graduation, demonstrate proficiency in a language other than English.

The SSBB emblem is placed on the graduating senior's diploma of excellence.

How Do I Qualify?

Bil Seal options

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.

Submit your Letter of Intent for Seniors Class 2023: