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To view a presentation on the implementation of the Seal of Biliteracy, please click HERE.

The summer issue of the CT COLT newsletter is now online.  Please click HERE to download this issue.

To view a slideshow of photos of the 2017 CT COLT Rhyme Celebration, please click on the "PHOTOS" option at the top of this page and then click on "2017 CT COLT Rhyme Celebration."  To view an album of photos of the Rhyme Celebration, please click HERE.

CT COLT is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Poster Contest.  To view the list of winners and the posters, please click HERE.

CT COLT is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 CT COLT Essay Contest.  The winner is Jessica Buslewicz from Newington High School.  To read the press release and for the link to the winning essay, please click HERE.

CT COLT is proud to announce the recipients of the Student Awards for Excellence for 2017.  Please click HERE to view the list of recipients.

CT COLT is actively seeking a host school for the 2018 Poetry Recitation Contest.  Please click HERE to download the information sheet and proposal form.

Connecticut has wonderful news with regards to the Seal of Biliteracy! Last week, the Education Committee heard and read testimony asking for their support of H.B. 7159.  The Education Committee passed it unanimously.  Now the bill moves to the House and Senate for a vote.  Please click HERE for more information.

Please consider proposing a workshop for the 2017 CT COLT Fall Conference.  The theme for this year's conference is "World Languages: A CAN-DO Mindset."  Please click HERE to submit a proposal.  The deadline for the submission of proposals is June 30, 2017.

NEEDED:  COORDINATORS FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.  There are THREE Coordinator positions available on the CT COLT Board of Directors.  The Coordinator positions have replaced the Regional Directors positions.  The following Coordinator positions are available: Membership, Community & Business Outreach, and Hospitality. If you are interested in applying for one of the coordinator positions, please click here to download the description of positions and the nomination form.

 CT COLT offers three monetary awards for teachers (Helen Amaral Award, Jane G. Graveen Award and Robert G. Mead, Jr. Award) and two scholarships for students (Irene Stanislawczyk Scholarship and Kenneth A. Lester Student Summer Immersion Scholarship). Please consider donating to one, two or all of the following funds for scholarships and awards.  If you wish to donate please click here.   We greatly appreciate your generosity.

CT COLT’s NEW blog forum is up and running!  Please join other world language educators just like yourself as we help one another, seek support, share best practices and discuss the latest research. We look forward to reading your thread soon! To access the blog forum, click on "The Column" link in the upper right corner of this page.

Informative Video of Panel Discussion of the Seal of Biliteracy in CT

Connecticut Adopts the SEAL OF BILITERACY

ACTFL Convention Program Now Online

Alyssa Villarreal to keynote the 2017 Fall Conference

Donations to CT COLT Award and Scholarship Funds

CT COLT now accepting website advertising
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2017 CT COLT Fall Conference
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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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