The Gender-Just Language Education Project

This set of open resources was created by Dr. Kris Aric Knisely (University of Arizona) to support language educators in engaging with trans knowledges and proactively planning for gender justice. It guides these educators in teaching gender-inclusive and non-binary...

2022 CERCLL Fellows, Faculty and Graduate

We are pleased to announce the recipients and funded research projects in the 2022 CERCLL Fellowship programs. Congratulations to CERCLL Faculty Fellows Dr. Jill Castek and Dr. Janice McGregor, and CERCLL Graduate Fellow Isabella Calafate de Barros! CERCLL Faculty...

Socioscientific Resources for LCTLs Classrooms

This set of resources includes an archive of contemporary Socioscientific Issues (SSI) as they manifest in Korean media and discourses, and a manual and webinar that train educators in their use. The materials were developed, piloted and refined by a group of...

UArizona Language Fair

The UArizona Language Fair is back! After a three-year break caused by covid, we are excited to bring the Fair back to the University of Arizona Mall on April 6, 11 am to 2 pm! The Fair connects students with University of Arizona departments and programs representing...

Apply for a CERCLL Faculty Fellowship

Announcing the 2022 CERCLL Faculty Fellows Competition! Apply for an award by the March 18th deadline. The CERCLL Faculty Fellows program promotes scholarly work connected to the mission of CERCLL as a Title VI National Language Resource Center: to research and...

2022 Intercultural Competence Conference

Registration is open for CERCLL’s eighth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence, a virtual event taking place January 27-30, 2022, on the theme of Decentering Mobility in Intercultural Education: Engagement,...

Language Program Direction Self-Study Modules

These modules are for educators who are interested in becoming postsecondary language program directors (LPD) or in learning more about what LPDs do and the multiple facets of this complex and rewarding job. Although the intended audience is novice and aspiring LPDs,...

CERCLL Webinars and Online Workshops in Fall 2021

This Fall CERCLL is offering several webinars and online workshops for language educators, most of which will be 90 minutes in length (the October 30 event is longer). Participants who attend live can request a certificate of attendance for 1.5 hours of continuing...

CERCLL Webinar Recordings from Spring/Summer 2021

In Spring/Summer 2021, CERCLL hosted two two-part professional development webinar series for language and culture educators that focused on Multi-Modal Literacies and Intercultural Communication in the L2 Classroom. In addition, directors and collaborators working on...

2021 CERCLL Fellows, Faculty and Graduate

We are pleased to announce the recipients and funded research projects in two CERCLL fellowship programs with awards for Faculty made in Summer 2021 and a Graduate Fellowship for Fall 2021. Congratulations to Dr. Liudmila Klimanova, Dr. Kris Knisely, and Jessica...

CERCLL Project Webinars in Spring/Summer 2021

The Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) is part of a network of sixteen Language Resource Centers across the United States. Each with a different focus, these centers are funded by grants from the US Department of Education that...

Culture and Language Exchange (CLÉ )

In the absence of cultural gatherings, celebrations and events during the pandemic, CERCLL has asked friends and colleagues to share traditions that are important in their culture in our Culture and Language Exchange (CLÉ).  These short videos are shared on...

Global Communities Publication in WOW Stories

Through a CERCLL project, Worlds of Words offers annual grants for Global Communities–groups of educators that meet regularly to consider global literature, world languages, and ways of using these books in preK-12 classrooms. We are excited to announce that the...

Spring 2021 Professional Development Webinar Series

This Spring CERCLL will be offering two series of webinars for language educators. Each series consists of two free webinars, but we invite you to attend any number of these events. The webinars will be 90 minutes in length and participants who attend live can request...

CFP for ICC 2022: Proposals due in June

The eighth biennial International conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence (ICC) will focus upon the theme of Decentering Mobility in Intercultural Education: Engagement, Equity, and Access. A hybrid event, January 27-30, 2022, in...

Foreigncy

Foreigncy is a free online language learning program offering language courses to help students and professionals reach advanced and working proficiency. Currently it offers courses in Arabic, Hebrew, and Russian.  Foreigncy has hundreds of foreign language lessons on...

ConnecTalks

Beginning in 2019, the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawaii has been organizing a TED Talk-style event at the annual American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) convention. The purpose of ConnecTalks is to...

CERCLL’s 2020 Year in Review

Despite the pandemic and the many obstacles that educators (and everyone else) have encountered throughout 2020, CERCLL was busy this year. This video showcases just some of the things that our core team, project directors, and others involved in our projects have...