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                                                    Thank you for attending SWCOLT 2021!!  See you next year in Reno!       



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Carnegie Learning

Carnegie Learning is shaping the future of learning by delivering groundbreaking solutions to education’s toughest challenges. With the highest quality offerings for K-12 math, ELA, world languages, professional learning and more, we are changing the way we think about learning, and creating powerful results for teachers and students alike. Our world language programs offer the perfect balance of print and digital resources for Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and Italian, helping you to create meaningful language learning experiences for your students.


Vista Higher Learning

As the only Pre-K–20 specialized language publisher in the United States, Vista Higher Learning’s mission is to raise the level of teaching and learning of languages to a new level. Our singular focus is on creating the highest quality, integrated print and digital solutions that meet the needs of all language learners—those learning a new language, improving a second language, or perfecting their native language. 

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Mango Languages

We’ve built an environment where smart technology and passionate people work as one to create a learning system built on proven methodologies, award-winning learning features, and developed by expert linguists and native speakers from all corners of the globe, so that you feel confident to start the conversation in any language.

If you would like to schedule a direct meeting with one of our Classroom Specialists, click on the link below (Contact Mango Languages).


The Southwest Language Resource Center (LRC)

Title VI Language Resource Centers support the nation’s capacity for language teaching and learning. LRCs offer free or low-cost teaching materials, professional development opportunities, assessment and evaluation services, and more.



ACTFL is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction.

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Avant Assessment

Avant creates paths to proficiency with innovative tools, real-world assessments, and scoring aligned with the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.


Edinumen USA

At Edinumen USA we are passionate about Spanish! With over 25 years of experience in teaching and coaching ELE (español como lengua extranjera) around the globe, our specialized team makes Spanish the epicenter of all we do. Edinumen USA is proud to offer the most comprehensive Spanish solution in the marketplace (innovative content, modern digital platforms and cutting-edge methodology).



Idioma Education & Consulting

Idioma Education & Consulting is an online provider of graduate and professional development World Language courses that are affordable, convenient and practical.  We offer constructive courses with instructors who are experts in the field and are dedicated to helping each student achieve their professional and personal goals.  

Passcode to enter Zoom Room: 530163


Level Learning

Our goal is to provide a fun and relatable setting so students want to take risks in speaking their target language while playing the game with a friend!

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Reading Development Literacy

RDL offers print and digital educational products for Dual Language / Bilingual programs that we publish, distribute or that are manufactured specifically for us. Our catalog includes Spanish and English products for English Learners / Dual Language Learners / Biliteracy students PreK - 12.


Savvas Learning


With rich and engaging content, embedded assessment with instant data, and flexible classroom management tools, Realize gives you the power to raise interest and achievement for every student.

Connect with Us!
Step into our Savvas Learning World Languages virtual booth and register to enter our raffle for swag bags of goodies.
Multiple prizes will be drawn!

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Stevens Learning Systems

Inspired by conversations with our customers, Stevens Learning Systems Inc. has developed instructional technology that meets the needs of World Language teachers in their day-to-day classrooms.  Based on both research and practical application, we continually adapt our technology for today’s classroom realities and challenges. Interpersonal communication can be practiced, monitored and assessed multiple times throughout a single class period. Committed to providing both district-wide and individual teacher support, Stevens Learning Systems Inc. offers onsite support through a program of ongoing training from technology experts. Additionally, in-service workshops are presented by a leading World Language educator on topics such as performance-based instruction and assessment, integration of culturally authentic resources and literacy development.   Stevens Learning Systems Inc. is a leader in learner-centered technology.

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This is Language

A fun language website with a serious mission. produces authentic language videos based on the themes you have to teach, so you don’t waste your time searching for them online.

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TPRS Books

TPRS® or Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling® was created by Blaine Ray. It is a language teaching method based on the idea that the brain needs enormous amounts of Comprehensible Input (CI) to acquire a new language and interaction to develop oral language ability (the two components of fluency). Today, TPRS Books provides TRAINING and RESOURCES for teachers to get the best results ever seen. Check out


Wayside Publishing

Wayside Publishing believes inspired, empathetic learners can change the world. We partner with educators to craft transformative texts and digital tools that foster communication and understanding across cultures.

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SWCOLT Wonder Room

2021 SWCOLT Regional Teachers of the Year

Ryan Bosson - California

Rebecca Loftus - Colorado

Diana Cristina Williams - Hawai'i

Michael Lee - Nevada

Heather Sweetser - New Mexico

Alice Nan - Oklahoma

John Trimble - Utah

Click below to read bios of the 2021 SWCOLT Teacher of the Year candidates.

2021 SWCOLT Award Recipients

Elizabeth Vela Robles - Elementary Excellence in Teaching

Anthony (TJ) Troche - Secondary Excellence in Teaching

Alohilani Okamura - Post-Secondary Excellence in Teaching

Greta Lundgaard - Honorary Lifetime Member

Amefil "Amy" Agbayani - Friend of the Profession

Click below to read bios of the 2021 SWCOLT Award recipients.

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