CT COLT Fall Conference
Time: 6:30:00 AM - 4:01:00 PM
The 2015 CT COLT Fall Conference will be held at the CoCo Key Water Resort, Hotel & Convention Center in Waterbury. The theme for this year's conference is "Lead With Languages: Global Skills for a Competitive Edge." The keynote speaker will be Helena Curtain.
Helena Curtain to deliver Keynote Address at CT COLT Fall Conference
Helena Curtain has worked as a language educator at all levels. She served as Foreign Language Curriculum Specialist for the Milwaukee Public Schools for many years and in that capacity coordinated and supervised K-12 foreign language, immersion and ESOL programs. She served as associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and directed the Foreign Language and ESOL teacher preparation programs. She is the co-author of Languages and Children: Making the Match which has been translated into Chinese. She has received several national and regional awards and has authored numerous articles dealing with second language instruction. She has broad experience working with schools and school districts, teaching and conducting workshops throughout the United States and internationally in thirty-one countries.
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