Professional Development for African Language Educators


The NALRC supported African language educators in the United States by sponsoring a wide variety of educational and professional activities designed to improve the accessibility and quality of African language instruction in the United States. The following activities were conducted during the past five years:

i.          Organizes National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) Conference.

ii.         Organizes African Language Teachers Association Annual (ALTA) Conference .

iii.        African Language Standards Development Workshop .

iv.        Oral proficiency Interview Workshop.

v.         Annual Summer Institute for African Language Instructors.

vi.        Pre-Summer Cooperative African Language Institute (SCALI) Instructors’ Workshop .