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Levels & Fees

Beginning July 1, 2016, ACTFL transitioned to new membership levels, allowing language educators to choose the benefits that best help them achieve their professional goals. Unless otherwise noted, all prices listed are for a period of one year. Auto-renewal and installment payment options available.

All members receive full membership benefits unless otherwise noted.  All ACTFL memberships are for the individual listed and are non-transferable and non-refundable.



Online access to membership benefits
$45 – 1 year
$85 – 2 years
$125 – 3 years


All the benefits of Basic, along with print TLE and FLA and membership in one additional SIG
$85 – 1 year
$160 – 2 years
$235 – 3 years

Preferred (Publications)

All the benefits of Plus, along with access to six (6) ACTFL eBooks (ePub, mobi) and the option to choose two (2) of the following print publications per year:

Keys to the Classroom
Keys to Assessing Language Performance
Keys to Planning and Learning
Implementing Integrated Performance Assessment
Raising Global Children
Words and Actions: Teaching through the Lens of Social Justice

$165 – 1 year
$310 – 2 years
$465 – 3 years

Preferred (Professional Development)

All the benefits of Plus, along with access to three (3) Virtual Learning Module series per year

Currently included for anyone joining or due to renew between July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017:

Included for those joining or due to renew between July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018:

  • Cultivating Connections: Language Learning and 21st Century Literacies
  • Strategies to Guide Learners to their Next Proficiency Level
  • Facilitating Target Language Comprehensibility

$325 – 1 year
$600 – 2 years
$875 – 3 years


All the benefits of Plus and Preferred, combined into one package
$375 – 1 year
$700 – 2 years
$975 – 3 years


International fee
Required for all non-US, non-Basic member levels.  Fee is per year for each year of membership.
Price: $50/year
Special Interest Groups
Individuals must be a member of ACTFL to join a Special Interest Group The Basic membership level includes one free SIG. The Plus, Preferred, and Premium membership levels include two free SIGs. SIGs are priced for one year; individuals purchasing multi-year membership will need to multiple the price of the SIG by the number of years to join the SIG for the length of membership.  Members may join as many SIGs as they wish.
Basic membership: 1 free SIG, each thereafter is $5.
Plus, Preferred, and Premium membership: 2 free SIGs, each thereafter is $5


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Being a member of ACTFL is a wonderful opportunity to share and continue to renew my passion for language education with inspiring, like-minded individuals.

Lauren Scheller, Buck Institute for Education