CT COLT World Language News Exchange is published three times a year:
Each issue of the newsletter contains the following major sections:
Methods and Motivation
CT COLT News
News from Connecticut Schools
We welcome any and all articles that deal with any of these topics. Articles should be between 500 and 1,000 words, and in an editable form, Google Docs is preferred. Photos should be sent in the JPG format. Please send/share an electronic copy of your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org, and be sure to include your full contact information (name, school/district, position, social media handles) and a headshot.
Signe Damdar teaches French at Vernon Center Middle School to excited young learners. A former high school exchange student to France and Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to Benin she embraces language and cultures and amazing global citizens.
Signe loves cooking international cuisines, traveling with her family, kayaking, and reading picture books.
Melissa Tubbs is a Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Coach at E.O. Smith High School in Storrs, CT. A longtime French teacher and proud member of AATF and CT COLT, she was recently chosen for the ACTFL Leadership Initiative for Language Learning Cohort 4, and the AATF 2021 Leadership Academy. She loves gardening, reading and playing with her dogs!