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Language Learning for Children

Mission

The Language Learning for Children (LLC) Special Interest Group of ACTFL will promote and support early language programs in the U.S.A. through advocacy, networking and articulation.  The SIG will assist in the following ways:

  1. Provide a networking system within the organization that would enhance ACTFL's advocacy for early language learning at the local, state and national levels.
  2. Coalesce support for early language learning within the existing membership through articulation Pre-K to 16.
  3. Provide services such as ACTFL Conference workshops, news items in the SIG Corner of Foreign Language Annals
  4. Heighten the importance of early language learning by setting up a structure within ACTFL to reach out to other early language learning organizations.

Current Officers:

Chair: Talia Block, Wescott School
Chair: Kelly Davidson Devall, Valdosta State University
Secretary: Kelly Moser, Mississippi State University

Read SIG business meeting minutes. Access the LLC SIG Online Community eGroup.

If you are already a member of ACTFL and wish to join the Language Learning for Children SIG, contact usACTFL membership includes one free SIG; individuals may join additional SIGs for $5 per year per SIG.

What Our Members Are Saying

ACTFL has been a foundational support to me throughout my career. As a district world languages coordinator, the support I need from ACTFL is different from what I needed as a classroom teacher, but the community of learners that ACTFL provides each one of us has remained constant and faithful over time.

Greta Lundgaard, Plano Independent School District