2019 Pre-Conference Workshop

 

NCOLCTL is proud to present, in conjunction with its 22nd annual conference, a workshop titled: 

 

Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence in the K-20 Classroom

 

The workshop will be held on Thursday, April 25th at the Holiday Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport-North. Limited spaces are available and will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis.

 

There is a workshop registration fee of $40. Register by clicking on the button below. 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Description

 

The NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Intercultural Communication provides a framework for integrating culture and building interculturality, while developing the language skills of our learners. Participants in this workshop will explore the Can-Do Tools and engage in activities that will help build a repertoire of strategies for intercultural learning opportunities, goal setting, lesson planning, reflection, and assessment.

 

Bio

 

Kathy Shelton serves on the executive board and as technology coordinator for the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL).  She also serves as a world language education program specialist at the Ohio Department of Education and teaches English language learners at Columbus State Community College.

 

Kathy leads professional development for world language educators at the state, regional, and national level, focusing on proficiency-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies.  She most recently served as the co-chair of the NCSSFL-ACTFL task force revising the Can-Do statements for language, and served on the NCSSFL-ACTFL committees creating Can-Do statements for intercultural communication and for American Sign Language. Prior to her current roles, Kathy taught French for 25 years in public, private and online schools, as well as at the university level while completing her master’s in French language and literature.