One of the most impactful goals of TCLP is to enable international teachers to expand their knowledge of U.S. teaching methodologies and… Read More

Her goals for the workshop include sharing authentic American culture and offering sessions on student-centered activities, developing SMART goals… Read More


In honor of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State August social media theme, American… Read More

At both the pre-departure orientation in Beijing and in Cairo this year, program alumni were in attendance to pass on their words of advice and… Read More

In June, participants in the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program headed to China to spend the summer learning… Read More

Four years ago, Etowah High School in Woodstock, Georgia became the first school in its district to offer Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language.… Read More

This fall as schools across the country prepared to welcome students back to class after the summer break, 26 schools selected to receive the… Read More


Outreach, a Win-Win Situation by Ma Jianhong

When I learned from the award letter it was mandatory for a TCLP exchange teacher to… Read More


Congratulations to the 10th group of TCLP exchange teachers on an incredibly busy and fulfilling year working toward mutual understanding… Read More


In December, TCLP teacher Mohamed El-Dwiny’s Arabic II students at John W. Lavelle Preparatory Charter School in Staten Island, New York… Read More

The 2016-17 academic year marked a decade of the Teachers of Critical Languages Program. Since 2006, the program has sent 236 exchange teachers to… Read More


TCLP alumnus Li Long (2015-16) returned to China in Summer 2016, after a school year of teaching at Roton Middle School in Norwalk,… Read More


Students at Captain Nathan Hale Middle School in Coventry, Connecticut celebrated Spring Festival this year. For many attendees it was… Read More


The latest Alumni Virtual Training Conference provided a platform for TCLP alumni to share their success, advice, and learn from each… Read More

  • When I first heard about the Arabic class, I wasn't too interested to tell you the truth. But I heard that one of my friends was… Read More