MALT Members at our Spring Conference 2019 in Dillon, MT with Tina Hargaden
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).
Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It by Kelly Gallagher is the fall 2019 book club pick. Thank you Dana Pierre for leading!
If you are interested in presenting a short 10 to 15 minute "TedTalk" during the MFPE conference then please contact your MALT board at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACTFL is now accepting nominations for ACTFL Professional Awards. Check out the website for a full list of the awards and the criteria for candidates. Deadline for submission is May 27th.
Thank to Janine and EF Tours for the Happy Hour in Dillon. We appreciate all you do at EF to support MALT.
Elisa de los Ríos lead an amazing book club covering BVP's book While We're on the Topic. Thank you for taking charge of that Elisa!
Congratulations to the MALT 2019 scholarship winner Sara Hamburg!
Interested in learning more about Classroom Assessment in Language Teaching? UM is hosting the CALT Regional Conference September 27th & 28th. Registration opens June 1st.
Congratulations to Kristen Wolf our MALT Teacher of the Year, and to Sara Buley, the recipient of the MALT Outstanding Contributions award.
Your MALT Board
President: Alice Nation, Billings Senior High School (Spanish)
President Elect: Blakely Edgington, Beaverhead County High School (Spanish)
Treasurer: Paul Asleson, Billings West (German)
Secretary: Beth Janney, Superior Schools (Spanish)
PNCFL Board Representative: Megan Wong, 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.