Welcome to STARTALK!

2021 Application Window Now Closed

The 2021 Application Window is now closed.

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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