MALT Members at our MEA/MFT Fall Conference 2017 at CS Porter Middle School in Missoula, MT with Eliza Pfeifer
Founded in 1954, the association provides its members with pedagogical assistance and linguistic resources for language instruction at elementary, secondary, and university levels. The member organization has an annual conference in the spring, workshops in conjunction with the MEA/MFT Conference in October, and provides a website and dynamic community full of resources. MALT is a constituent of the Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages (PNCFL) and the American council on the Teaching of ForeignLanguages (ACTFL).
THANK YOU to Eliza Pfeifer and all our wonderful MALT members for a memorable and invigorating Fall Conference!
SAVE THE DATE! The 2018 MALT Spring Conference will be April 20-21 in Great Falls, MT with keynote speaker CRAIG SHEEHY! Registration information coming soon!
MALT Membership! We are still accepting 2017-2018 Memberships. Send in those dues today!
Our newestBOOK CLUBselection for the MALT Spring Conference is IRRESISTIBLE by Allen Alter . Book Club will be led by Spanish Teacher and MALT Member Mona Whiteman.
The beloved MALT Bulletin is officially retired! With the advent of our new website and the ease of information-sharing through social media, we are encouraging our members to contribute to our regional publication, the PNCFL newsletter, LINGO. Please follow the link or contact your MALT Board for more information! (Deadlines are January 15th for the Winter issue, April 1st for the Spring issue.)
MALT offers three annual awards in coordination with the Pacific Northwest Council for Languages:
-MALT Language Teacher of the Year (becomes state nominee for PNCFL's Northwest LanguageTeacher of the Year) -MALT Postsecondary Teacher of the Year (becomes state nominee for PNCFL's Ray Verzasconi Northwest Postsecondary Teacher of the Year) -MALT Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching of World Languages (becomes state nominee for PNCFL's Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching of World Languages in the Pacific Northwest)
Please see the PNCFL website under "Awards and Grants" for more information and eligibility criteria for each award.
History of MALT Awards: 2017 Teacher of the Year: Erika Shupe 2017 Outstanding Contributions: Debbie Kelley
Your MALT Board
President: Alice Nation, Billings Senior High School (Spanish) President Elect: Blakely Edgington, Beaverhead County High School (Spanish) Treasurer: Erika Shupe, Bozeman High School (Latin) Secretary: Beth Janney, Superior Schools (Spanish) PNCFL Board Representative: Megan Hambrick, Bozeman High School (French) Past President: Tana Luptak, Shepherd High School (Spanish)
Montana Jobs for Teachers
Montana Office of Public Instruction keeps the most current list of teaching positions available. Also, check our Facebook page for up-to-date job info from your colleagues, we often post there about openings in our districts.
The MALT constitution was most recently revised in April, 2017.