Awardees are full-time college or university foreign language methodology student and pre-service teachers who attend the MCTLC Fall Conference in October at a reduced rate. In return, they agree to volunteer and participate in the conference. Complete the Future Language Educator form and register for the conference as a Future Language Educator.
In recognition of outstanding service and extraordinary potential in providing excellent instruction in the world language classroom by a student teacher of a world language in Minnesota. The student teacher may be nominated by a cooperative teacher or university methods professor.Criteria:
This award is given in recognition of outstanding instruction, leadership, and advocacy a world language educator has provided his/her district, community, and profession in Minnesota. It represents the first step for the Teacher of the Year Award at the national level as awarded by ACTFL (American Council of Teachers of Languages and Cultures).
In order to be considered for this award at the state level, the following documents are required:
In recognition of outstanding service and support for world languages and cultures by someone within the language-teaching profession in Minnesota.
The nominator need not be an MCTLC member.
Awardees are encouraged to present their unit(s) to the MCTLC membership, either via the Fall Conference, the MCTLC Newsletter or another publication.
1. Professional achievements/activities;2. Dedication to the language-education profession;3. Minimum of ten years of experience in education; and4. Minimum of five years of membership in MCTLC.
1. Professional achievements/activities;2. Dedication to students and/or the language-education profession;3. Minimum of five years of experience in education; and4. Minimum of five years of membership in MCTLC.
Departments of Excellence have 100% membership participation in MCTLC. While membership alone does not assure commitment, affiliation can be the first step to a rich, professional experience. This program is open to schools at all levels (Pre-K through post secondary).
The four STAR areas, Study, Travel, Achievement and Recognition, of professionalism represent continued professional development in learning outside the classroom, striving to excel, and showing leadership in professional organizations. Any educator may submit their accomplishments for recognition.
Xperitas is pleased to make available to MCTLC a special recognition award for its membership. The Xperitas Language Matters Award is to be granted to a high school teacher through a nomination and selection process determined by MCTLC. No prior association or experience with Xperitas is required of the nominee.
The Xperitas Language Matters Award shall consist of a framed award certificate and a $250 grant. Xperitas will make the award presentation in person at the MCTLC Fall Conference.
Submit with the permission of the nominee: