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Championing language education to create deeper connections.

Learning Another Language Changes Everything

A gift to the Language Connects Foundation magnifies our collective ability to elevate the language education profession and promote the transformative power of language learning. Make a difference today.

U.S. Demand for Languages

20%

of Americans speak a language other than English at home.

90%

of U.S. employers demand multilingual talent in their workforce.

44

U.S. states report a shortage of language educators.

Programs & Initiatives

Public Education

Language education is critical to our collective future. Our efforts ensure that those outside the profession fully understand its value.

Scholarships & Awards

Language teachers are underpaid and under-funded. We support and recognize educators to help fill those gaps.

Research

LCF supports and shares broadly the results of cutting-edge language education research initiatives.

The Latest in Multilingualism

2022 Class of Teacher Scholars Announced

Hailing from nine home states and planning to teach six languages, please join us in congratulating the ten outstanding future educators who join the Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program this year.

    • Future Educator Stories

Daniel: Spiritual Advisor & Actor Leading with Mandarin

For Daniel—a pastor, actor, and martial artist based in California—language skills provide opportunities to connect to the community, advance his career, and interact meaningfully across cultures with others who share his passions.

Allison: Interpreter, Translator & Family Advocate Leading with Spanish

Working for Covington Independent Public Schools in Kentucky, Allison uses Spanish to serve as a liaison between schools and families—interpreting at meetings, translating documents, helping to identify resources, and more!

News from the Language Connects Foundation

How to Support LCF

Language learning opens doors, strengthens communities, and boosts the economy. As a champion of language education, your support empowers others.

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Partners in Language Education

These companies and organizations have made the world-changing commitment to support language learning.