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 […]

Featured Vendors from the CCFLT Fall Conference 2016

Pandora Languages – Maria Gamboa Ms. Gamboa has been teaching Spanish at Bixby Elementary School in Boulder, for nine years, where she noticed that most materials for Spanish-language learning and teaching were designed for older students. She began designing materials for the elementary level (12 and under). Her instructional materials feature pictures and games, because […]

Teacher PD event sponsored by AATSP Colorado

Nos complace invitarlos a nuestro taller “Teoría, Materiales y Consejos para la Enseñanza Exitosa del Español como Lengua de Herencia”, impartido por las Profas. Maite Correa (CSU), Mary Beth Johnson y Adrienne Brandenburg (ambas de Poudre HS, Fort Collins).   En el taller son se compartirán ideas, actividades y tips para cursos de español para estudiantes de herencia (heritage speakers).  Se […]

Advocacy update by Janine Erickson

On November 17, CCFLT President Bryce Hedstrom, President-Elect Connie Navarro, CDE Liaison Toni Theisen, Lulu Buck, CDE World Language Content Specialist, and Janine Erickson, Advocacy Liaison attended the ACTFL Assembly of Delegates in Boston, MA. The theme for this year’s assembly was “Making A Collective Impact” led by ACTFL President Pete Swanson. He welcomed the […]