About the CT COLT Professional Learning Series

CT COLT is pleased to offer four workshops our CT COLT Professional Learning Series in 2021.  Each session in this professional learning series will begin with thirty minutes of a live presentation, which will be recorded and available afterwards, followed by an optional debrief.   There are four sessions in this series, each with a different presenter and topic, offered from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays:  2/9, 3/9, 4/6, and 5/11.

Registration Information

The cost is different for CT COLT members and for non-members.

Cost for CT COLT Members

Registration for this workshop is free for CT COLT members.

Cost for Non-CT COLT Members

Registration is $10 for non- members for each workshop.  As we are offering four workshops in this series, non-members who intend on participating in more than one session may save money by joining CT COLT, which costs $30 per year. If you are not already a member, you can join through the registration process or you can start that process now by clicking here.

Workshop #1

Our first workshop in our CT COLT Professional Learning Series:  Giving Students Voice and Choice Using Digital Choice Boards is presented by Jimmy Wildman, on Tuesday, 2/9 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Jimmy Wildman is the head teacher for the Glastonbury Public Schools' World Language Department and a Spanish teacher at Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT.  Mr. Wildman is the Past President of the Connecticut Council of Language Teachers; during his presidency the state passed legislation and implemented the Seal of Biliteracy.  Jimmy currently serves on the Northeast Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) board of directors, and as the CT COLT Fall Conference Committee Co-Chair.  Additionally he has served as Program Director and Program Coordinator for thirteen years for the Glastonbury Public Schools' STARTALK Summer Programs, in both Chinese and Russian.  Jimmy also has presented at the local, state, regional and national levels, helping to provide professional development for teachers, K-16.