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  • Scholarships for Rutherford County High School Students and Teachers (see "Scholarships" below for full detail)
  • The Summer 2016 CALA Language Institute is coming! "See Our Classes" below for details.
  • CALA is proud to be a Language Training Partner with the University Honors College
  • Fun, Fast, and Effective Language Learning
  • Classical Indian Yoga available. "See Our Classes" below for offerings.

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General Inquiries

If you have any questions related to your registration for a class or would like to contact us for any reason, please email us at or call us at 615-898-5757. We look forward to hearing from you!

Shelley Thomas, Ph.D.
CALA Director

Brian Roberts, M.A.T.
CALA Assistant Director

Mailing Address

Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition (CALA) 
c/o Shelley Thomas
Middle Tennessee State University
Honors Box 267
Murfreesboro, TN 37132 

Maps and Directions

CALA Physical Address
Paul W. Martin, Sr. Honors Building
Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
1737 Blue Raider Drive
Murfreesboro, TN  37132

CALA Location Coordinates (for GPS)

    • Decimal Degrees:  35.8469987, -86.3610466
    • DMS:  N 35° 50' 49.195" | W 86° 21' 39.767"

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