2016-17 Events

Fall 2016 Symposium: Classroom Practices and Teaching Strategies

December 16, 2016
Keynote Workshop: Blaine Ray, developer of Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS)

Spring 2017 Symposium: The Role of Assessment in Foreign Language Teaching

April 22, 2017
Northwestern University
The Chicago Language Symposium 2017 was hosted partnership with Northwestern’s Council on Language Instruction. This annual event is a joint venture of language centers at the University of Chicago, UIC, DePaul and Northwestern. CATC@MENA had its own Arabic session geared toward Arabic teachers.

Spring 2017 Concluding Event: Language and Culture

May 20, 2017
Keynote speaker: Pablo Muirhead, prominent educator specializing in building bridges between cultures through language education
Performances: Ronnie Malley and Omar Offendum