NCLRC (National Capital Language Resource Center)
The National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC) is a joint project of Georgetown University (GU),The George Washington University (GWU), and the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL).
We are located in Washington, DC, and are one of fifteen nonprofit Language Resource Centers nationwide, created to improve and strengthen the nation’s capacity to teach and learn foreign languages. Funding for the center comes from the U.S. Department of Education.
Since its inception in 1990, the NCLRC has conducted activities in the areas of testing, learning strategies,materials development & methodology, technology, professional development, and dissemination of information on commonly and less commonly taught languages. Management of the NCLRC is under the supervision of Co-directors Dr. James E. Alatis and Dr. Anna Uhl Chamot.
AAUP (Academic Association of University Professors)
The AAUP’s purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education’s contribution to the common good.