We at SWCOLT wish all of you a happy and healthy New Year. We hope to see you in Honolulu Feb. 29-Mar. 2. www.swcolt.org
Southwest Conference on Language Teaching (SWCOLT)
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The Southwest Conference on Language Teaching is a regional world language teachers' organization whose members include the state associations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.
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It's not too late to nominate a worthy candidate for a SWCOLT Friend of the Profession award. Candidates must reside within the SWCOLT area and have provided notable support for the development and promotion of the study of world languages in the region. The extended deadline is Jan. 10, 2024. https://www.swcolt.org/awards
Only a few more days left to nominate a deserving future educator for a SWCOLT-VHL scholarship. Application & info at https://www.swcolt.org/scholarships. Apply by Dec. 31!
It's a busy time of the year at SWCOLT! Don't forget that--
1 - Award nominations close Friday, Dec. 15
2 - Scholarship nominations close Dec. 31
3 - It's time to register for the SWCOLT-CLTA webinar (Thurs., Dec. 14)
4 - Register for the SWCOLT-HALT conference, too!
Info at www.swcolt.org.
Reminder - The deadline to submit nominations for SWCOLT 2024 awards is Dec. 15. Info at https://www.swcolt.org/awards.
Check out this PD opportunity from SWCOLT/CLTA and safe Thursday, Dec. 17 for this amazing event! Info .net.
Thurs., Dec. 14 is SWCOLT/CLTA's next up in our Webinar Series. Check it out & join us! This will be a fun, inspiring webinar well worth your time during this busy month. Info & registration at clta.net & https://www.swcolt.org/affiliated-events.
Where will you be from Feb. 29-Mar. 2? If SWCOLT-HALT '24 is on your calendar, be sure to register by Nov. 30 at Early Bird rates! This is a do-not-miss event for WL educators in beautiful Honolulu, HI. Register at www.swcolt.org.
Early Bird for SWCOLT-HALT 2024 ends Nov. 30--just one week left to register at discounted rates. Visit www.swcolt.org for information.
FULL-TIME K12 EDUCATORS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS! You may be eligible for a scholarship to attend the 𝟵𝘁𝗵 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗰𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲, either in person in Tucson, Arizona, or online. Depending on your status, the awards may apply to conference and/or workshop registration, and to lodging.
𝗗𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘀 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: https://icc.arizona.edu/scholarships/
𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗱𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲: 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟯𝟬, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯.
Proposals submitted for this event address how intercultural learning might foster peace; what intercultural education for peacebuilding that is cognizant of disparity and pain might look like; connections between intercultural peace and other dimensions that our language curricula and programs could help students to explore; and 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗲𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗹𝗹, 𝗯𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗱 𝗮 𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝗮 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗵𝘂𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗴𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘇𝗲𝗻𝘀.
Visit the conference website for details about all of the presentations at ICC 2024: http://icc.arizona.edu.
Please share widely with interested educators!
AZLA- Arizona Language Association, ACTFL, Arizona Department of Education, AATSEEL (Amer. Assoc. of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages), AATG Arizona Chapter, American Association of Teachers of Persian - AATP, American Association of Teachers of German, American Association of Teachers of French, AATSP American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, American Association of Teachers of Arabic, AATJ - American Association of Teachers of Japanese
𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗼𝗿𝘀!
Funding for scholarships comes partially from Arizona International, the Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS), the National Foreign Language Resource Center, and CALPER-Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research.
Other conference sponsorship from:
College of Humanities at The University of Arizona
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching at The University of Arizona
UArizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
UArizona Center for East Asian Studies
University of Arizona Center for Latin American Studies
Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research
The ACTFL 2024 Call for Proposals is OPEN! To learn more and submit your proposal visit: https://www.actfl.org/actfl-2024
FREE CERCLL PD Webinar- A great learning opportunity!
Shaping the Future of Education: Integrating World Languages for Specific Purposes (WLSP) in Language and Culture Programs, presented by
Diana Ruggiero, Ph.D, University of Memphis.
𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟵𝘁𝗵, 9 am PST, 10 am Arizona MST, 12pm EST, UTC-7. Go to the event page to see what time that is where you are, and to register.
Webinar - Shaping the Future of Education: Integrating World Languages for Specific Purposes (WLSP) in Language and Culture Programs - CERCLL A webinar presented by Diana Ruggiero, Ph.D, University of Memphis November 29th, 2023, at 10 am Arizona time (Click here to see what time that is where you are) Abstract: The need for specialized communication abilities across various vocations proliferates today. To address this need, it is ...
French in Higher Education 2023-24 call for projects now open! – French Culture The French in Higher Education is officially accepting proposals for its 2023-24 edition! Are you a French professor at a US-based university or college? Are you interested in implementing transformative projects and/or internship programs in your department and need help financing it? Look no furth...
It's almost time for our November SWCOLT-CLTA Webinar Wednesday! Mark your calendar for Nov. 8 & register now . . . What an opportunity to learn from Margarita De Leon Viera, Nevada's Teacher of the Year. Start November with renewed inspiration! Info at clta.net or swcolt.org.
SWCOLT 2024 award nominations are open--nominate a deserving colleague today! Application deadline is Dec. 15. Info at www.swcolt.org/awards.
Apply for or nominate a Future Language Educator for a SWCOLT-VHL scholarship. Our profession needs outstanding future educators! Application deadline: Dec. 31. Visit www.swcolt.org.
Have you registered for SWCOLT-HALT '23? Early Bird registration closes Nov. 30. More info at www.swcolt.org. You don't want to miss this conference!
SWCOLT Southwest Conference on Language Teaching
What new for YOU on Weds., Nov. 8? A SWCOLT-CLTA webinar by Nevada's amazing Teacher of the Year, Margarita DeLeon Viera. Don't miss it! Register at clta.net. More information at www.swcolt.org.
Will you be at SWCOLT-HALT 2024? Info & Registration at www.swcolt.org. Don't miss the opportunity to learn & grow professionally--under the Hawaiian sun! Join us on Feb. 29-Mar. 2!
Where will you be on October 11? Participating in the SWCOLT-CLTA Webinar Wednesday with Kristina Sedberry, of course! Registration & info at www.swcolt.org or clta.net. Too busy on Oct. 11? Plan to attend an upcoming Best of the SW--there's one scheduled each month!
Did you miss Best of the Southwest webinar #1? If so, don't miss out again. Save the date of OCTOBER 11 for Webinar #2 with Kristina Sedberry, Texas' Teacher of the Year. Register at clta.net or get info at www.swcolt.org. This is a "don't miss" opportunity for you and your students!
Just 5 days left to submit a proposal for SWCOLT-HALT 2024. Conference information & proposal submission form available at www.swcolt.org. It's going to be an amazing conference in Honolulu on Feb. 29-March 2! Don't miss this opportunity to share your expertise with WL colleagues.
Don't forget that tomorrow (Sept. 13) is our first "Best of the Southwest Webinar Wednesday" featuring our 2023 Teacher of the Year, Natalie Lalagos, Spanish teacher from Hawaii! Register at https://clta.net/webinars/. The cost is only $25 (or free for SWCOLT or CLTA members). This is a do not miss opportunity for WL teachers!
Planning to submit a proposal for SWCOLT-HALT 2024 in Honolulu? Don't forget that the deadline is Sept. 30. Don't miss out on the opportunity to share your expertise with WL colleagues! www.swcolt.org
For full details, go to: https://blogs.gwu.edu/islsp-ciberbl-2024/
SWCOLT & CLTA are excited to presentour first "Webinar Wednesday" of the school year. Natalie Lalagos, SWCOLT Teacher of the Year, will host a Q & A on Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. Pacific Time. Participants will receive access to a 45-min. recorded video & materials prior to the webinar. On Sept. 13, attend a 30-min. Q & A with Natalie. You will love this new format! Register at https://clta.net/webinars/. Cost is $25 per webinar if you are not a SWCOLT or CLTA member. More info at www.swcolt.org.
This is a reminder that the Call for Proposals for SWCOLT/HALT 2024 is open through September 30. Submit your proposal for a 60-minute session or a 15-minute "idea" session at www.swcolt.org today! We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii! (Additional conference details are being finalized and will be on our website very soon.)
Our SWCOLT member state of Hawaii and the residents of Maui are in our thoughts and prayers as the recovery continues from the recent fire in Lahaina.
JNCL-NCLIS Board Members Howie Berman ACTFL and Mike Shaughnessy American Association of Teachers of German attended the West Virginia University student protests in support of WVU World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics and equitable world language education for all!
📢Learn more and take action here: https://www.languagepolicy.org/post/jncl-nclis-statement-on-wvu-decision-to-cut-world-language-department-and-programs
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