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).
MALT Scholarship! If you or anyone you know are interested in joining MALT and would like to have your first 2 years of membership paid for, then apply for our scholarship today. Follow the link to the application, or learn more on the membership page. Applications due March 5th, 2018.
ATTENTION LANGUAGE TEACHERS! The PNCFL newsletter, LINGO is highlighting Montana for the spring issue. If you are interested in contributing follow the link above or contact your MALT Board for more information. Please submit stories so we can share what Montana is doing for foreign language education. Deadline for submission is April 1st.
OurBOOK CLUBselection for the MALT Spring Conference is IRRESISTIBLE by Allen Alter.
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: Alice Nation, Billings Senior High School (Spanish) 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.