Professional Development

A two-day conference for heritage language researchers, instructors, and specialists.

3rd International Heritage Language Conference: February 16-17, 2018

Previous Years

NHLRC holds annual week-long workshops that train a cohort of K-16 and community school instructors of several heritage languages in the development of innovative heritage curricula.

2017 Startalk/NHLRC Heritage Language Teacher Workshop

June 26 - 30, 2017 at UCLA

Previous Years

Research institutes held in summer address a pressing need for empirical data on the grammar of heritage language learners and, further, explore the connections between these findings and heritage language teaching.

Tenth Institute (2017): Heritage Language Education and Research: Crossing New Frontiers

May 22-25, 2017 at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Previous Years

This project has created an online, comprehensive mini-course that can be used by heritage language teachers for self-study.

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The conference brought together teachers and administrators of community language schools with local faculty and graduate student researchers.

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A three-day conference for language teacher educators, instructors, and administrators.

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