Our mission is to advance the teaching of languages and cultures in Minnesota.

Join us for our

2019 MCTLC Fall Conference!

Peak Practice: Peak Proficiency

October 25-26

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West

3131 Campus Drive

Plymouth, MN 55441

 What's new?

 - Pre-conference Workshops Friday

 - MCTLC Fall Conference Keynote and Sessions Saturday

 - Location: Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West

 - Fall Conference Registration Includes TWO DAYS!

Conference Highlights:

We are entering an exciting period of expansion for MCTLC as we stretch our fall conference to two days! 

Session Strands focusing on:

Integrated Performance Assessments

Teaching for Proficiency

Elementary Language Teaching

Heritage Learning Teaching and Learning 

Comprehensible Input (CI) & TPRS

Get to know our Keynote: Martina Bex

Martina Bex is the Founder of The Comprehensible Classroom  whose curricula and training materials have been helping language teachers implement proficiency oriented, comprehension based language programs with confidence since 2010. Martina is internationally recognized for her leadership and expertise in the world language teaching profession as a teacher trainer and curriculum developer  A Spanish teacher by trade with experience in public and private schools and at the university level, Martina balances her work for The Comprehensible Classroom with the needs of her five young children, for whom she is the full-time caregiver. Martina has been published in The Language Educator and presents regularly at state, regional and national conferences in addition to consulting with individual districts and organizations. Her newest project for supporting teachers is the Garbanzo App  an interactive library of stories in Spanish designed specifically with language classes in mind.

Sessions and Workshops from

National Presenters 

Kara Parker (Creative Language Class)

         Annabelle Allen (La Maestra Loca)  


And more!!!

Upcoming Events

25 Oct 2019 7:00 AM • Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, 3131 Campus Drive, Plymouth, MN 55441

Nominate a Champion of Languages

MCTLC accepts nominations through June 15 of every year for our annual recognition of stellar work and dedication to language learning in Minnesota. Visit the awards page now to learn more.

Career Opportunities in Language Education

The educational job hunt is always on! MCTLC maintains a page dedicated to career opportunities for language professionals. Whether your organization is hiring or you are looking for your next professional home, bookmark our Job Postings page.

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