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Fall Conference 2015 - CALL FOR PROPOSALS:  Please consider sharing your world language expertise with your colleagues by submitting a proposal to present a workshop at this conference. If you are planning to present a workshop at ACTFL in 2015, why not consider presenting the workshop at the CT COLT Fall Conference as a trial run. Please click here to access the online workshop proposal form.

Paul Sandrock's Keynote Address from 2014 Fall Conference:  Please click here to view the slides used during the keynote address at the 2014 Fall Conference.

Poster Contest deadline:  March 6th. Theme:  Lead With Languages: Global Skills for a Competitive Edge  Chairperson:  Lisa Urso (lurso@reg4.k12.ct.usMaterials to Download: Poster Contest Materials and Registration FormsCT COLT Membership Form (if you are purchasing membership)

The CT COLT Cadre of Professional Development Facilitators invites all World Language teachers to a multi-district, collaborative sharing and work session:  Rubrics: Measuring Progress in the Three Modes of Communication.  The program will be held on April 6, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at CREC, 34 Sequassen Street, Hartford, CT, Room 269. Please click here for more information and to register for this FREE program. 


25th Conference on Spanish in the United States
City College of New York (CUNY) - March 26-29, 2015 more

Please read this important message from Elizabeth Lapman about CT COLT's efforts to have the WL Consultant position reinstated at the CSDE more

From JNCL-NCLIS - Important Campaign
The new Elementary and Secondary Education Act does not contain any provisions for world languages more

Call for Applications
2015 NECTFL Summer Program in Salamanca more

Kenneth A. Lester Student Summer Immersion Scholarship
Now available to all students (Pre-K through University) more

University of CT Writing Project's Summer Institute for Teachers
June 29 through July 24, 2015 (Application deadline: March 21, 2015) more

Check out the "Lead With Language" Video
Shown at the 2014 ACTFL Convention in San Antonio, Texas more

The U.S. Department of State Announces Scholarships for American High School Students to Study Abroad

Connect with Languages
A World Language Resource Website more

NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements
Progress Indicators for Language Learners more

Seal of Biliteracy
Check out this website! more

CT COLT now accepting website advertising
For more information on placing a banner advertisement on this site... more

CT COLT 2015 Poetry Recitation Contest

2015 CT COLT Rhyme Celebration
A Feast of Rhymes - Rhymes, Songs and Tongue Twisters More.

The AATF-CT Invites you to meet Jacques Pépin in PERSON.
An intimate event for AATF-CT members and friends. More.

CT COLT COFLIC Meeting: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

CT COLT Cadre of Professional Development Facilitators
Invites all World Language teachers to a multi-district, collaborative sharing and work session More.

SAVE THE DATE - April 25, 2015
Olympics of World Languages at Southern CT State University More.

CT COLT 2015 Essay Contest

SAVE THE DATE - 2015 CT COLT Fall Conference
We are now accepting proposals for workshops for this conference. More.

Our Mission

The Connecticut Council of Language Teachers (CT COLT) promotes, advocates for and fosters the teaching and learning of World Languages and Cultures. We support, guide and connect educators, students, policy makers and the public through professional development, scholarship and collaborative initiatives.

Contact Information

Elizabeth K. Lapman
Lewis S. Mills High School, 26 Lyon Road, Burlington, CT 06013

Paul M. St. Louis
275 Cedar Swamp Road, Monson, MA 01057