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The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,500 language educators, students, and administrators.

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ACTFL 2019

ACTFL 2019

The ACTFL Convention brings together more than 7,000 language educators from all languages, levels and assignments.

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