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

TCLP teacher Mohamed Fawzy Ali and his host school, Tomah High School in Wisconsin, are featured in this newscast from WKBT on News8000.com.… Read More

Tan Lihua (2013-2014) was awarded a Critical Language Project grant for a Chinese Language Club and online Chinese school newsletter at Central… Read More

Would you like to see more highlights from your cohort of international TCLP alumni, or see more alumni activities organized in China and Egypt?… Read More

On March 23, Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) alumni living in Beijing, China gathered for a reunion dinner to share their recent… Read More