Language Culture & Identity Conference

2016 Language, Culture & Identity Conference

This is a regional conference for educators, administrators, service providers and other personnel interested in language acquisition, academic achievement, and social-emotional well-being of New Americans. 

Our October 20, 2016 Conference was a success! Thank you so much to our sponsors- University of Southern Maine and UMaine Project Reach, attendees, presenters and keynote speaker Dr. Kate Kinsella. Our educators are so fortunate to have so many people dedicating a day to supporting, enriching and facilitating conversation surrounding ELLs. 

Recent News


Ibrahim Shkara and the First Lady

Make It Happen! Senior Receives White House Award

Deering High School senior and Make It Happen! student Ibrahim Shkara recently had the honor to accept a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from First Lady Michelle Obama on behalf of our co-curricular partner, The Telling Room. (Photo by The Associated Press).


MLMC LogoOur goal is "to stand out as a world language powerhouse"

Interim Superintendent Crocker credits the Spanish Immersion Program at Lyseth Elementary School, our Mandarin Program at Deering and Casco Bay High Schools, Portland High's course "Exploring Interpretation as a Career," along with our other World Language offerings as first-rate learning opportunities for all students. Read more...

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