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San Antonio, TX—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is pleased to announce that Peter Swanson, Associate Professor of Foreign Language Education at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, has been elected President-Elect of ACTFL for 2015.

San Antonio, TX—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is pleased to announce the 2015 National Language Teacher of the Year has been awarded to Nicole Naditz, a French language teacher from Bella Vista High School in Sacramento, California and a member of the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. The award presentation was held during the Opening General Session of the 2014 ACTFL Convention & World Languages Expo in San Antonio, TX.

Alexandria, VA—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) in conjunction with its partner organizations of the Standards Collaborative Board, will introduce the newly-revised World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages at its upcoming annual Convention and World Language Expo in San Antonio, TX.

Alexandria, VA—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is proud to announce the release of Words and Actions: Teaching Languages Through the Lens of Social Justice. Co-authored by Cassandra Glynn, Concordia College, Pamela Wesely, University of Iowa, and Beth Wassell, Rowan University, the book will debut at this year’s ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo in San Antonio, TX, November 21-23, 2014.

Alexandria, VA—The keynote address at the 2014 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo will be delivered by renowned international photographer, philanthropist, and author, Annie Griffiths.

Designing a life and career as a globally competent individual will be a central theme of the convention keynote address given at the Opening General Session on Friday, November 21, in San Antonio, TX.

Alexandria, VA—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is proud to announce the five finalists for its annual ACTFL National Teacher of the Year Award. The finalists representing the five geographic regions of the U.S. are:

Alexandria, VA — Given the centrality of languages and cultures in preparing our young people to engage with others around the world, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) has published a position statement on global competence.

White Plains, NY – The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and Language Testing International (LTI) are pleased to announce “ACTFL-Brazil 2014,” an international language initiative designed to promote awareness and education and teaching and testing for proficiency in Brazil.

Alexandria, VA—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), the National Federation of Modern Language Teachers’ Associations (NFMLTA), and the Modern Language Journal (MLJ) are pleased to announce a call for applications for the ACTFL / NFMLTA / MLJ Dissertation Support Grants. The purpose of this collaboration between ACTFL, NFMLTA, and the MLJ is to help support two graduate students during the research and writing phase of their dissertations that focus on the field of  language teaching and learning.

Alexandria, VA—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is proud to present the first summer East Coast MOPI hosted by Lexington School District One at Glen Meadow High School in Lexington, South Carolina on August 5-6, 2014. ACTFL’s goal to provide K-12 educators accessibility to this highly valued workshop prior to the start of the school year is now being realized. This two-day workshop is an introduction to the techniques of administering and rating the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) at the Novice and Intermediate levels.

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