CT COLT Student Awards for Excellence Recipients announced. Please click here to view the listing of students who received the CT COLT Student Awards for Excellence.
The CT COLT Cadre of Professional Development Facilitators is pleased to announce that they are sponsoring a workshop on August 19, 2015 at Central CT State University in Kaiser Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ($40.00 pre-registration fee; $50.00 at the door on 8/19/2015.) Please click here for more information and to register for this workshop.
CT COLT to sponsor a Summer Professional Development workshop at Glastonbury High School on July 9th and 10th. Laura Terrill will present the workshop "Engaging Today's Learner: What Matters?" For more information, please click here.
State Board of Education report regarding the increased ACTFL scores for the OPI and WPT in the romance languages only. Please click here for more information.
Congratuations to Adelia Couser, a student at Quinnipiac, who has been selected as the winner of the Kenneth A. Lester Summer Immersion Scholarship. Adelia will be taking part in a summer session sponsored by Delibes in Spain.
Congratulations to Natalia Gimenez, a student at Southington High School, whose essay was selected as the winning essay for this year's Essay Contest. Please visit the Essay Contest page for more information and to read this well done essay.
ACTFL Releases Seal of Biliteracy Guidelines. Please click here to view the press release.
To view photos of this year's Rhyme Celebration, please click here. You may also view additional photos of the Rhyme Celebration by clicking on the "PHOTOS" tab at the top of this page.
Congratulations to all the Poetry Recitation Contest Winners who received medals at the 2015 contest. Please click here to view the listing of winners.
Connecticut State Board of Education Meeting. Six CT COLT members attended the CT State Board of Education Meeting on February 4th to express the importance of the reinstitution of the World Language Consultant position. Elizabeth Lapman, James Wildman, Linda Dalpe, Rita Oleksak, Lea Graner-Kennedy and Jessica Haxhi addressed the State Board of Education during the Public Participation section of the meeting. Please click here to see the minutes from that meeting.
Check out this video of the NNELL Summer Institute held in Glastonbury. Click here to view the video.
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.