Professional Development Activities

Professional development activities may include CLS events, such as Brown Bags, technology workshops, and invited speakers, as well as a departmental methods course.  It is recommended that you also participate in professional development beyond Yale by attending a pedagogy-oriented workshop or event, such as an ACTFL conference or a workshop organized by the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning ( For each activity or event, write a brief (one-paragraph) reflection on how your thinking about the practice of language teaching has changed.