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CLTA thanks California Congressman Jimmy Panetta for introducing the World Language Education Assistance Program (World LEAP) Act. Over the past year, the JNCL-NCLIS team has been working closely with Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) to design this legislation with the support of our advocates and member organizations. We are thrilled to see it move forward and are eager to support next steps.

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Deadline for EXHIBITOR PROPOSALS is December 1, 2023

Calling for Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for
Outstanding Teacher Award

The Outstanding Teacher Award is bestowed on a world languages and culture educator who exemplifies exceptional qualities of an educator that demonstrate passion for teaching and learning.

Affiliates and CLTA members may nominate a CLTA member colleague for Outstanding Teacher.  In addition interested teachers who have been a CLTA member for at least 2 years are encouraged to approach a fellow CLTA member or affiliate rep. to ask to be nominated. Please contact Angela Martínez at for help finding a member near you. 

Nominate your extraordinary world language and culture educator today!

For more information see Awards.

CLTA Membership Auto Renewal
Attention CLTA Members who use Auto-Renew:

Check to make sure your CLTA membership automatically renewed this year!

Why: CLTA changed merchants for credit card processing and, because of this, we need to re-enroll the majority of members who use auto-renewal. 

Make sure you keep all the  amazing perks of being a CLTA member –renew today and sign up again for Auto-renew so you’ll be all set each coming year without having to do anything else.

Contact Evelyn Bejarano ( or Angela Martinez ( with questions.

Best of the Southwest 2023-24 Full Presenter Layout, dates and titles

Wednesday Webinars are HERE!
For information check our Webinar page!     Webinars are FREE to members of  CLTA or local State/Regional professional organization.



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