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


Since being featured in the Washington Post on April 5th, TCLP Arabic Teacher Tamer Elsharkawy has also been spotlighted by Voice America… Read More

February 24 and February 25, 2016 at 3:00pm in Egypt, 9:00pm in China, and 8:00am (EST) in the U.S.Read More


TCLP U.S. Alumni interested in enhancing further and making their Arabic or Mandarin Chinese programs more sustainable please join the… Read More


Every year TCLP participants present new cultural opportunities to their host communities through outreach activities and expose them to… Read More


Each year, TCLP is so grateful to have an amazing group of teachers working in US schools, but the program does not end there. TCLP… Read More

for 30 of Ms. Lu’s students in July 2015. The exchange took place during the school’s summer Chinese camp and included two hours of English… Read More

to organize TESL professional development for ESL teachers at her home school. The project included five different workshops to promote teachers’… Read More


From 2010 to 2011, Zhu Qingpeng participated in the State Department’s Teachers of Critical Languages Program, which brings teachers from… Read More