October 6, 2020 | JNCL Newsroom

JNCL-NCLIS is proud to have diverse board leadership that recognizes the importance of full representation of the Language Enterprise on Capitol Hill. 

In this article, JNCL-NCLIS Board Member and Language Services Executive, Giovanni Donatelli, shares his thoughts on the interconnectedness of language education and the language industry 

"As a member of the language services community, I recognize the value that language educators have in creating a talent pipeline in our industry. And I am happy to be offering my time to support and grow these initiatives."

October 7, 2020 | Hirono PR

The bill would also help providers better serve a diverse patient population with culturally and linguistically appropriate health care services through investments like cultural competency education and expanded language access services to assist the over 12 percent of Hawaii residents and about 8 percent of people nationwide who have limited English proficiency. Additionally, HEAA would permanently reauthorize the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act to continue to provide comprehensive health care to Native Hawaiians.

October 1, 2020 | JNCL Announcement

JNCL-NCLIS invites all language advocates to attend our first Virtual Language Advocacy Days 2021 event!

Virtual LAD21 has transformed all of your favorite programming:

  • Virtual Congressional Meetings
  • Group Planning Session
  • Language Policy Session 
  • Networking Breakout Sessions
  • Inspiring Keynotes & Panelists
  • Virtual Awards Reception
  • Mentorship Program
  • Delegate Assembly 
  • Virtual Event Bag


The Joint National Committee for Languages and National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS), the premier advocacy organization for America’s Language Enterprise, launched the JNCL-NCLIS Legislative Action Center. This comprehensive resource is the next step in proactive government affairs management for JNCL-NCLIS, and will make taking action and engaging with key legislation easier than ever for language advocates across the country.

November 16-20, 2020

NAFSA invites you to register for the NAFSA International Education Week (IEW) Campus Connection. This special week of virtual programming, held November 16 – 20, 2020, engages registrants in programs led by diverse voices from our extended community.


Date: November 3, 10, & 17

This ELD workshop series is designed just for you, your school site, or your entire district! Gain quality professional development that aims to bring equity to English Learners during distance learning, hybrid educational settings, and face-to-face instruction. Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the series.

Date: November 4-7, 2020

La Cosecha is the largest national gathering of educators, students, parents, researchers, and supporters of dual language education for La Cosecha 2020! With over 200 presentations from classroom teachers and leading experts in the field of dual language, two-way immersion, one-way developmental bilingual, and one-way heritage immersion programs, this year's La Cosecha won't disappoint!  La Cosecha Dual Language Conference provides a unique opportunity to sharecurrent theory,best practices, and instructional and programmatic resources. You will have the opportunity to build your professional and personal networks and fuel our community's efforts to build a better future for our children. 

Notice ID:W911S0-21-R-DLIW
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Response Date: October 30th
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