Upcoming Conferences

Below are CARLA-sponsored conferences coming up in the near future. To receive breaking news on conferences sponsored by CARLA make sure to sign up for theCARLA mailing listand/or "like"CARLA on Facebook.

MCTLC Conference - logo明尼苏达州语言和教学委员会Cultures (MCTLC) Conference 2023

October 27–28, 2023
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Check out this conference session: Equity and Access to the State Seal of Biliteracy

Equity and Access to the State Seal of Biliteracyis a federally funded project administered through theCenter for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA). During the first year of the project, the team conducted a needs assessment by surveying about 200 educators and hosting focus groups. In this presentation, the findings are shared through the lens of equity to examine the current status of how the Minnesota Bilingual Seals program is implemented across the state, and discuss the future plans for addressing the gaps.

TheMCTLC Conferenceis proudly cosponsored by CARLA.

MCTLC Conference - logo12th International Language Teacher Education Conference

TheorizingPractice, PracticingTheory

May 30–June 1, 2024
The Graduate Hotel
Minneapolis, MN

Invited Speakers

Megan Bang, Northwestern University
Erin Kearney, SUNY Buffalo
Tracy Quan,University of Colorado Boulder
Manka Varghese, University of Washington

The mission of this unique conference is to address the education of teachers of all languages, at all instructional and institutional levels, and in all the national and international contexts in which this takes place, including: English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) instruction; foreign/modern/world language teaching; bilingual/multilingual education; immersion education; indigenous language education; heritage language education; and the teaching of less commonly taught languages. The conference thus aims to bring together a range of teacher educators to discuss and share research, theory, and recommended practices and to initiate and sustain meaningful professional dialogue across languages, levels, and settings on the topic of language teacher education.

Thecall for proposalsis now open!Deadline for submissions is January 12, 2024.

For more information, visit theLTE 2024 conference homepage.

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