TCLP is fortunate to have a group of strong educational leaders each and every year. TCLP teachers take their host school Arabic and… Read More


As TCLP celebrates 10 years, alumni exchange teachers across China, Egypt, and worldwide are having an impact in their local communities… Read More


This year's group of TCLP exchange and mentor teachers had the opportunity to hear the Assistant Secretary of State speak, alongside… Read More


Wrapping up the school year in June, TCLP exchange teacher Samar Abdelfatah and her students at Peterson Elementary… Read More


Read the full newsletter in the PDF below:


Since TCLP was first funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2006,… Read More


Virtual Conference on Sustainable Critical Language Programs

On December 10-11, 2015 TCLP alumni from across the United… Read More

Mohamed Mehanny, (TCLP 2013-14 at International School at Thorton Middle in Thornton, CO) attended the 20th Nile TESOL International conference… Read More


American Councils welcomed 22 exchange teachers from Egypt and China to Washington, DC during May 5-7, 2016 for the Teachers of Critical… Read More


TCLP Alumni, Tan Lihua (2013-2014) and Pan Jiling (2010-2011), continued to build on the work they accomplished at their host schools and… Read More


This year TCLP has launched an exciting new feature for alumni to share their accomplishments since their time in the United States. The… Read More


TCLP alumna Jia Lili (2015-2016) received a Critical Language Project (CLP) grant to conduct a professional development program for… Read More


Students in TCLP exchange teacher Nashaat Mehany’s Arabic class at Tomah High School in Tomah, Wisconsin organized a day-long cultural… Read More


Buxton Center Elementary School
Buxton, Maine
During the 2016-17 academic year, Buxton Center Elementary School… Read More


Prior to being selected for the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP), Andrew Lewis Middle School did not have a Mandarin Chinese… Read More