Welcome to STARTALK!

STARTALK's Mission

STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign languages. STARTALK offers students (K–16) and teachers of these languages creative and engaging summer experiences that strive to exemplify best practices in language education and in language teacher development.

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The STARTALK grant application system for 2018 is now open for submissions from September 18 through October 30, 2017.

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