Summer Institute

NALRC Annual Summer Institute

The Summer Institute is a two-week NALRC intensive program that allows you to participate in a professional development workshop which focuses on the following themes:

  1. Using Standards-Based and Thematically Organized Backward Curriculum Design with Performance Assessment in the three Modes of Communication;
  2. Integrating Language, Culture, and Content in LCTL classrooms;
  3. Creating a Learner-Centered Classroom

2019 Program Dates:

May 13-24, 2019


All participants are required to pay a non-refundable registration fee of $250, which covers tuition and course materials. Participants will also be responsible for their accommodation and other expenses such as transportation and meals. Participants are encouraged to ask for support from their respective language or area studies programs to cover their  expenses for this workshop.

How to apply

In addition to completing the form you will need:

  1. Resume
  2. Statement of Purpose
  3. *Two letters of recommendation indicating the importance of the training for the applicant. Send the following link to the supervisor to fill on your behalf for this purpose.

*Note: One of the letters must be from the applicant's supervisor or Chair or language program’s coordinator.

Please send 2 letters of recommendation and Statement of Purpose to when you have completed the form in the link below, a link to the email address will be in your confirmation email. Please send questions related to your submission or the submission process to