Professional Development

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

Second International Heritage Language Conference: March 7-8, 2014

Previous Years

The 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.

2013 Startalk/NHLRC Heritage Language Teacher Workshop

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.

Seventh Institute (2013): Heritage Speakers and the Advantages of Bilingualism

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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