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Conference 2012 - October 18/19

Your MCTLC colleagues cordially invite you to attend our profession's premier conference
New this year...
  • Paid registration automatically begins or extends your one-year membership to your professional organization
  • By design, our conference will help you toward re-certification in specific license renewal areas
  • Meet your regional representative for a special treat
  • Presenter materials and resources will be made available to you online following the conference

Pre-Conference Workshops

Thursday, October 18, 2012
12:00 Registration opens
1:00-4:00 Workshops
Brooklyn Center High School - Map/Directions

***NEW IN 2012!!!!  Your paid conference registration begins or renews your one-year membership to MCTLC.
Select from the following intensive workshops (extended descriptions here):

W1 - Active Reading Strategy: A Bridge for Upper Division Courses, Daryl Boeckers (Literacy CEUs available)

W2 - Google and Moodle Together Forever, Jennifer Duronio (Technology CEUs available)

W3 - Making Language and Culture Come Alive, Keynote Speaker John Rassias Cancelled

W4 - Literacy in the Second Language Classroom, Melinda Stewart (Literacy CEUs available)

W5 - The Calendar Method, Alejandro Diaz Andrade


Friday, October 19, 2012
7:30 Registration opens
8:00 Exhibits open; Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 5:00 Sessions
Earle Brown Heritage Center - Map/Directions
Future Educators through Oct. 15 - FREE as presider as recipient of the Future Educators Award (apply here, then wait for instructions before registering)
***NEW IN 2012!!!!  Your paid conference registration begins or renews your one-year membership to MCTLC.

Call for Proposals
The call for proposals is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted proposals. Here's a glimpse into what you can expect at Fall Conference 2012:

Contact Membership Chair Kay Edberg at with your questions.

Daniel Ward will be 2012 Conference Keynote

Mark your calendar for this fall's
conference! You won't want to miss
Daniel Ward, publisher and editor of Language® Magazine, the publication that MCTLC members receive monthly as a benefit of membership.

Daniel Ward believes that everyone deserves the opportunities that languages offer – be they immigrants building a new life, business people closing a deal, ex-enemies en route to reconciliation, strangers breaking cultural boundaries, or teenagers making new friends. He was educated in the UK, Canada, Spain, and France, and received an Honors Degree in Modern Languages with International Studies specializing in European Integration. After teaching English in Spain, he joined the EL (English Language) Gazette in London, UK, where he became executive editor, and was behind the launch of Language Travel Magazine and the ELT Guide. In addition to his work in language publishing, Daniel has lectured and written training programs on financial regulation, and was press officer for the World Chess Championships 2000 between Gary Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik, where he supervised the live, online streaming of the event to more than a million simultaneous users – a record at the time.

John Rassias Unable to Keynote Conference

Our original keynote speaker, John Rassias of Dartmouth College, recently lost his wife and is unable to be with us at this year's conference. Please join us as we send him our kindest thoughts.

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