Take action: Save the Fulbright-Hays program!

“Dear Language Advocate,  As we reported last week, the draft FY2018 appropriations bill of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-H) would eliminate the Fulbright-Hays program in the Department of Education. Currently funded at $7 million, the Fulbright-Hays program provides opportunities for advanced overseas language and cultural training and […]

The Application deadline for the Fall awards is August 31st, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m.

Application deadline for the Fall awards: August 31st, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m. Fall 2017 Grants & Scholarships Ronald W. Walker Memorial Innovation Grants  Each fall, the CCFLT presents three monetary grants to teachers. If you have an idea for a project for your classroom, please consider applying for these innovation grants!  Early Career Educator Scholarships (to attend Fall […]

Give feedback on the new ACTFL Can Do Statements!

From the ACTFL website: “Thank you for your willingness to provide feedback on this draft version of revisions to the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements document. The Can-Do Writing Team has been working since September 2016 on revisions to the original document, with the goal of providing a framework to more clearly identify the broad differences across the […]

From the Colorado Department of Education

Dearest Language Professionals, ACTFL this year was incredible and very innovative. What was most impressive was the outstanding representation from Colorado. This year Colorado had their 1st official meeting at NCSSFL (National Council of State Supervisors for Languages). Colorado is no longer in associate status, which gives us full membership and participation at this year’s […]

2018 Teacher of the Year Announced!

CCFLT is pleased to announce that  Mr. Paul Kirschling has been named CCFLT Teacher of the Year 2018! This prestigious award honors excellence in teaching, professional leadership and advocacy for our profession. Paul Kirschling teaches French at East High School in Denver Public Schools, and is the Chair of the World Languages Department.  In addition to his 22 years of […]