November 2008 ::

November 26, 2008

Jacque Bott Van Houten Wins National Award

Jacqueline Van Houten, Ph.D., world language and international education consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education since 1999, has been named National Foreign Language State Supervisor of the Year by the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages. Dr. Van Houten received the award in November at the 2008 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Convention and World Languages Expo in Orlando, Florida. Learn more »

November 09, 2008

NCLRC: Call for Papers

Preparing Language Teachers for the 21st Century: Sixth International Language Teacher Educator Conference May 28 - 30, 2009; The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Deadline for Submissions: December 15, 2008 Designed for practitioners and researchers involved in the preparation and ongoing professional development of language teachers, LTE 2009 will address the education of teachers of all languages, at all instructional and institutional levels, and in many 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 education; immersion education; indigenous and minority language education; and the teaching of less commonly taught languages. For more information and to submit a proposal, visit