MALT Members at our virtual Spring Conference 2020 with Jon Cowart
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).
New board members! Please welcome Adrienne Barnes as our new Treasurer and Kristen Wolf as our new PNCL representative. Thank you to Megan Wong and Paul Asleson for your service!
MALT now has PayPal. Pay your membership dues and register for conferences with the click of a button.
The 2020 ACTFL Convention (November 20th-22nd) is virtual this year! Register here now!
Call for Articles for the Latest Issue of LINGO!
Lingo, the Pacific Northwest Council for Languages (PNCFL) newsletter, has established itself as the leading regional information resource in the Pacific Northwest. Twice each year, Lingo details successful language programs and course materials, shares professional development opportunities and conferences reports on state and national language policy, and follows second language acquisition research. Please consider writing a short article, description of an innovative course, review of teaching materials, or any other items of interest to LINGO's 800+ subscribers in the language teaching profession across MT, ID, WY, OR, WA, and AK.Please send submissions to the LINGO editor, Paris Granville, at email@example.com by November 24.
AATSP ANNUAL CONFERENCE RETURNS NEXT SUMMER
The AATSP’s annual conference will return next summer in downtown Atlanta, Georgia! The 103rd annual conference will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from July 8-11, 2021. During this 3 1/2-day event, language educators will have the opportunity to attend discussions, workshops, sessions, exhibits, and much more! The official Call for Proposals will open in late September! The motto for next year’s conference is Submit now, Decide later! You pay nothing to submit a proposal and hope that teachers of all levels will opt to share your expertise and experiences. For the latest conference news visit the conference webpage or the AATSP’s Facebook page at @AATSPglobal!
Your MALT Board
President: Blakely Hay, Beaverhead County High School (Spanish)
President Elect: Beth Janney, Flathead High School (Spanish)
Treasurer: Adrienne Barnes, Polson High School (Spanish)
Secretary: Dana Pierre, Bozeman High School (Spanish)
PNCFL Board Representative: Kristen Wolf, Bozeman Field School (Spanish)
Past President: Alice Nation, Billings Senior 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.