CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS for the 2018 CT COLT 50th Fall Conference. If you would like to share your World Language expertise with your colleagues, please click HERE to submit a proposal.
Rebecca Aubrey, the 2018 CT COLT Teacher of the Year, has posted a new blog entitled "Maestra Aubrey: Musings from an Elementary World Language Classroom." The title of her first post is "Hitting the Restart Button." To check out Rebecca's new blog, please click HERE. It's well worth the visit.
Information about the 2018 Essay Contest. Please click HERE to download information about the contest.
The Connecticut Council of Language Teachers will present its annual poetry recitation contest in American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin only), English To Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL/ELL), French, German, Ancient Greek, Modern Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Nepali, Portuguese, Polish, Russian and Spanish on Thursday – April 26, 2018.
We need judges in each language for this contest to be successful. If you are interested in serving as a judge on April 26th, please contact Elizabeth Lapman (email@example.com) and John Rook (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you. You may also sign up to judge online by filling out a special form. To fill out the judging sign-up form, please click HERE.
Information about the 2018 CT COLT Poster Contest is now online. Please click HERE for more information.
The Winter issue of the CT COLT World Language News Exchange is now available online. Please click HERE to download this issue.
The 2018 Poetry Recitation Contest Materials are now online. Please click HERE for links to the registration forms (including rules and guidelines), the slates of poems and the rubric to be used for this year's contest.
NEEDED: COORDINATORS FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. There are TWO Coordinator positions available on the CT COLT Board of Directors. The Coordinator positions have replaced the Regional Directors positions. The following Coordinator positions are available: Community & Business Outreach, and Hospitality. If you are interested in applying for one of the coordinator positions, please click here to download the description of positions and the nomination form.
CT COLT offers three monetary awards for teachers (Helen Amaral Award, Jane G. Graveen Award and Robert G. Mead, Jr. Award) and two scholarships for students (Irene Stanislawczyk Scholarship and Kenneth A. Lester Student Summer Immersion Scholarship). Please consider donating to one, two or all of the following funds for scholarships and awards. If you wish to donate please click here. We greatly appreciate your generosity.
|CALL FOR PROPOSALS|
CT COLT 50th Anniversary Fall Conference - October 21-22, 2018 more
|CT COLT Essay Contest - Deadline = April 6, 2018|
|CT COLT Poster Contest|
"Being Multilingual: Making My Dreams Come True" - Deadline March 9th more
|Oaxaca Adventure (July 2 - 11, 2018)|
|CT COLT Tour of Italy Wine Tasting Class - April 4, 2018|
To Benefit the Kenneth A. Lester Student Summer Immersion Scholarship more
|CT COLT Selects Teacher of the Year for 2018|
|Vermont Foreign Language Teachers Association Conference|
March 15, 2018 more
2018 Poetry Recitation Contest more
|CT COLT now accepting website advertising|
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|CCSU World Language Conference|
March 24, 2018 More.
|CT COLT Rhyme Celebration|
April 5, 2018 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Farmington High School More.
|CT COLT Poetry Recitation Contest|
April 26, 2018 - Southington High School More.
|SAVE THE DATE -- October 21 - 22, 2018|
CT COLT 50th Fall Conference at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell More.
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.