In 2003, The Connecticut Association of Public School ESOL Administrators (CAPSEA) and The Public Association of Bilingual Education Administrators (PABEA) combined into one state-wide organization with the purpose of ensuring increase in the effectiveness of service to each and every English Language Learner (ELL), Pre-K to Adult in the State of Connecticut.

Mission Statement

The Connecticut Administrators of Programs for English Language Learners (CAPELL) is committed to enhancing the educational experiences of English Language Learners (ELLs) by promoting cross-cultural awareness, sensitivity, parity, inclusion, and the improvement of instruction and curricula.  It advocates equal educational opportunities for English Language Learners (ELLs).