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ACTFL-Sponsored Workshops

ACTFL sponsored workshops feature proficiency based workshops held annually at various locations around the country typically in the Fall and Summer.

For 2014 ACTFL is proud to present our first summer East Coast MOPI hosted by Lexington School District One at Glen Meadow High School in Lexington, South Carolina on August 5-6.  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. Plans are underway to expand to other geographic locations and dates every summer.

The benefits of participation in the MOPI workshop are many. As a result of these professional development experiences, language educators are better able to:

  • apply key principles of teaching and testing for proficiency to curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices.
  • establish program goals in terms of performance outcomes.
  • determine student placement, progress, and performance.
  • articulate within and across language programs.
  • become eligible to apply for OPI certification.
  • become eligible to apply for advancement from Limited Certification (able to test up to Intermediate High).

SCHEDULE AND FEES (*see cancellation policy below)

MOPI Assessment Workshop
(2 days)

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Meadow Glen Middle School
440 Ginny Lane, Lexington, SC
August 5-6
Lexington, South Carolina
Fees: $375 (ACTFL member); $450 (non-member)


Housing Information

Less than 1 mile from the campus:

Less than 1.5 miles from campus:


Registrant must be affiliated with an academic institution as defined by ACTFL, have an undergraduate degree in a related field, and have minimal proficiency level of Advanced in the language of training. An academic institution is an accredited school, college, or university where foreign languages are taught. The term affiliation with an academic institution is defined as a current faculty and/or staff member who is involved in the instruction or evaluation of language students.

Private language companies that offer translation services or language testing do not qualify under ACTFL's definition of an academic institution. Also, private for profit companies do not qualify.

*WORKSHOP CANCELLATION POLICY (important information, please read carefully)

All cancellations are subject to a $100.00 processing fee unless made within forty-eight hours of initial registration. Any cancellation made within four weeks prior to the start of the workshop will be subject to complete forfeiture of registration fee. All efforts will be made to find a substitute participant and in which case a total refund will be issued.

PLEASE NOTE: **Participants are responsible for their own travel, hotel, and other expenses.**

(Please do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you receive written confirmation that your language section has been filled and will be taking place. You will be notified by email once your section has been confirmed.)