Colorado is a state of fitness. People here love sports so much and I am totally overwhelmed by people's attitude and actions about different… Read More

From 2012 to 2013, Xing Tan taught in the La Paloma Elementary school in Fallbrook, California and volunteered at the local middle school and high… Read More


Please see the PDF below to read the full updates from our 2010 Arabic Alumni!


Asalamu Alaykom is how we say hello in Arabic. It means peace be upon you.

My name is Eman Bekheet , an Arabic TCLP Alumni… Read More


It was my great honor to be able to participate in TCLP, which made the 2009-2010 Academic year, the most rewarding year for me thus far… Read More


My “new” teaching life began on September 1st. The night before I met my new students, I couldn't sleep at all; excited but worried. How… Read More


Chen Jinyun, a TCLP Chinese exchange teacher in Dracut, Massachusetts from 2013 to 2014, brought American Halloween traditions into her… Read More

From 2013 to 2014, Fangfang Chen participated in the State Department’s Teachers of Critical Languages Program. Mrs. Chen taught 485 elementary… Read More


NORWALK -- For the first time in its 48-year history, Roton Middle School will offer a class in Chinese this fall. The class will… Read More

This August, American Councils was pleased to give an in-person welcome to a visiting Chinese delegation of students led by TCLP alumna Li Qiong (… Read More

Qu will teach Chinese at Kolter for the 2014-2015 school year.

Kolter participated in a nation-wide competition in order to host a TCLP… Read More

"Roton's newest teacher, Wei Wei, comes to Connecticut from Lanzhou City, which is in the northwest part of China. In China, she teaches English… Read More

They are all part of a foreign exchange program.

"They are currently at Sonoran Trails Middle School taking classes that they've previously… Read More

TCLP teacher Wang Haiyan was warmly welcomed at her new host school, Etowah High School in Georgia, where she will teach Mandarin for one school… Read More

TCLP Teacher Li Xiulan was met at the airport in Huntsville, Alabama by a group of excited students and educators when she arrived in her new host… Read More