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Preparing Language Teachers for the 21st Century: LTE logo
Sixth International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 28 - 30, 2009 at The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Designed for practitioners and researchers involved in the preparation and ongoing professional development of language teachers, LTE 2009 will address the education of teachers of all languages, at all instructional and institutional levels, and in many national and international contexts in which this takes place including: English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) instruction; foreign/modern/world language teaching; bilingual education; immersion education; indigenous and minority language education; and the teaching of less commonly taught languages.

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Background Information

LTE 2009 has been held previously at the University of Minesota. 2009 is the first time the conference will be held in Washington, DC. Numbers of participants have grown rapidly, increasing to over 400 in 2007. The organizers of this year's conference expect more than 400 participants, based on similar events we have hosted for the Washington metro area.

Online Registration is now active through Cvent. Fees are:

  • Full Conference Registration $285.00
  • Early Registration $260.00
  • Friday-only Registration $180.00
  • Saturday-only Registration $180.00
  • Student Regular Registration $200.00
  • Student Early Registration $175.00 (volunteers are welcome and may earn a scholarship)
  • Pre-Conference Workshops $100.00
  • Exhibitor registrations: $600 / $300 See Exhibitor Prospectus
  • Refunds for the conference, minus a $25 cancellation fee, will be issued if requested online via the registration website by May 20, 2009. After this date, refunds minus $65 (which includes the registration fees and cost of the meals) will be issued upon receipt of written request. Refunds will not be granted after the start of the conference. The George Washington University reserves the right to cancel the conference if necessary. A full refund of fees paid will be made if the conference is not held.



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