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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.

Poetry Contest Materials are now ONLINE.  Please click here to download the materials. 

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)

Fall Conference Survey Drawing Results:  Congratulations to Rosemarie Carvalho who has won a free registration to the 2015 Fall Conference.

Thank you:  CT COLT would like to express its gratitude to all the Fall Conference sponsors and exhibitors.  Please click here to view the list of sponsors and exhibitors for this year's conference. 

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

Tell Congress to Support Funding for Language Learning

2015 Poster Contest Materials Available
Lead with Languages: Global Skills for a Competitive Edge 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

Second Annual AATF-CT French Teacher Tip Swap
Friday, Jan. 30th - ROIA Restaurant - New Haven - 5:30-7:30 pm More.

Criticality in (Foreign Language) Education
University of CT (Storrs Campus) - February 5, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. More.

Alliance Française de Hartford
Hommage aux Charlie et aux autres More.

CT COLT 2015 Poster Contest

CT COLT 2015 Poetry Recitation Contest

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

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

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