Fall Conference, October 17-18, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Orlando Kelm
Innovator in online language instruction
Dr. Orlando Kelm, associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, is recognized for his exemplary work in creating instructional materials for foreign language education. He has revolutionized the way people approach learning -- and teaching -- a foreign language.
Kelm has contributed to the development of online learning tools in five different languages and has written extensively on the use of technology in developing foreign language curricula and instruction.
For more information about Kelm and the materials he has developed, visit his blog: http://orlandokelm.wordpress.com/.
Call for Proposals
Come to the conference and network with your colleagues, and share your best practices by presenting a session. What communicative strategies are you using to move your students toward proficiency? Are there effective ways you have collaborated for curriculum change, advocacy, and instructional strategies? Are you using technology in an innovative new way?
Coffee, Culture, and Communities
Your Regional Representatives hosted Coffee, Culture, and Communities: Sharing World Language Best Practices at various locations around the state from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Saturday, April 13. World Language teachers throughout Minnesota met simultaneously to share ideas, celebrate upcoming cultural events, and kick off the new school year. Watch your inbox for future events and information specific to your region.
Nominate a Champion of Languages
MCTLC accepts nominations through June 15 of every year for our annual recognition of stellar work and dedication to language learning in Minnesota. Visit the awards and grants page now to learn more.
Career Opportunities in Language Education
The educational job hunt is always on! MCTLC maintains a page dedicated to career opportunities for language professionals. Whether your organization is hiring or you are looking for your next professional home, bookmark our Job Postings page.