2015 Startalk           


Mon July 13, 2015  to Friday July 31, 2015

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 Bloomington, IN
1900 E. 10th Street
708 Eigenmann Hall
Bloomington, IN 47406

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NCOLCTL Secretariat
National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages


STARTALK is a summer professional development program for instructors of Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs). If you are interested in expanding your knowledge of teaching LCTLs such as Arabic, Dari, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Swahilli, Turkish, and Urdu. Then attending this professional development program would be in your best interest!

What: An intensive three-week program that will allow you to participate in professional development that will focus on quality instruction, curriculum and assessment for the LCTLs.

Who: This program is open to both current and new instructors of Arabic, Dari, Hindi Korean, Persian, Swahilli, Turkish, and Urdu.

Where: The program will take place in Bloomington, IN.

When: The program dates are: July 13 - 31, 2015

          July 13-17(One-Week Distance Learning Program –Non Residential)

          July 20-31(Two-Week Residential Program in Bloomington)

Cost: Each participants selected for this program will receive:

  • Reimbursement for NCOLCTL Online Course Fee ($150.00)
  • Accomodation for the two-weeks residential program for out of state participants
  • Up to $300 (maximum) travel reimbursement for all out of state participants**
  • A certificate of completion upon successfully completing the program

**Some restrictions apply. Call or email the secretariat for details.

Application Form

Part I: Participant Application Form

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Part II: Administrator or Supervisor Recommendation Form

Download the form HERE and ask a current administrator or Supervisor to fill it out and email it to secretariat@ncolctl.org

Questions? Call (812) 856-4185 or e-mail secretariat@ncolctl.org