Teachers of Critical Languages Program

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The Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) brings teachers from China and Egypt to eligible U.S. elementary and secondary schools to teach Chinese and Arabic for an academic year. American students benefit from having native Chinese and Arabic speakers in the classroom and from a broadened foreign language curriculum.

  • Egyptian Exchange Teacher applications closed
  • Chinese Exchange Teacher applications closed
  • Moroccan Exchange Teacher applications closed

Program Length

1 academic year

Eligibility and Application Overview

Public applications are accepted.

Please visit the American Councils website, which administers the program, for a copy of the application and additional information.


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