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


As part of the #TCLP10 celebrations, TCLP exchange teachers from the 2016-17 cohort shared their best birthday-themed lessons plans!… Read More


To help TCLP celebrate 10 years of cultural and educational exchange, alumni teachers from China and Egypt shared their best birthday-… Read More

December 15 and 16, 2016 at 3:00pm in Egypt, 9:00pm in China, and 8:00am (EST) in the U.S.
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What’s your story?

This is the question that the TCLP teachers asked themselves at the start of the 2016 Welcome Orientation this… Read More

American Councils welcomed TCLP alumna teacher Li Qiong and Chinese administrator Chen Pang to its offices this summer for a dynamic… Read More


TCLP teachers completed their orientation on August 4th, 2016 and on that same day they traveled to their host communities with their… Read More