The 8th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

Starts:  May 30, 2013 00:00 (ET)
Ends:  Jun 1, 2013 00:00 (ET)

The National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC), in conjunction with The George Washington University's Graduate School of Education & Human Development and support from The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA), will be hosting:

The 8th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

Preparing Language Teacher Educators to Meet National and Global Needs


May 30 - June 1, 2013
The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center
The George Washington University

Washington, DC

Designed for practitioners and researchers involved in the preparation and ongoing professional development of language teachers, LTE 2013 will address the education of teachers of all languages, at all instructional and institutional levels, and in many national and international contexts in which this takes place including: English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) instruction; foreign/modern/world language teaching; bilingual education; immersion education; indigenous and minority language education; and the teaching of less commonly taught languages.

The conference will focus on four broad themes:

The Knowledge Base of Language Teacher Education

Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts of Language Teacher Education

Collaborations in Language Teacher Education

Practices in Language Teacher Education

You may read the Call for Papers and submit an abstract online at this URL:


The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to January 31, 2013.