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2023 Facilitator-in-Training Cohort Program

ACTFL is expanding its team of presenters by supporting and mentoring our second cohort of Facilitators-in-Training (FIT). From the many who responded to the open invitation to join ACTFL as a workshop presenter, ACTFL selected eight educators to enter this presenter pipeline.

Keynote Speakers for ACTFL 2023 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo Announced

ACTFL is pleased to announce Kal Penn and Sarah Eagle Heart as the Opening and Closing Keynote speakers, respectively for the 2023 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo.

ACTFL Statement on Michigan State University Shooting

ACTFL is both saddened and outraged after another senseless school shooting in this country, this time at Michigan State University. Our hearts go out to the victims, their colleagues, family, friends, and the entire MSU community.

ACTFL Celebrates Achievement in Language Education

ACTFL is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the ACTFL Professional Awards, an annual program in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of language education.

ACTFL Announces New Board Members for 2023

ACTFL is pleased to announce five newly elected and appointed members to its Board of Directors. L.J. Randolph, Jr. (President-Elect) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Michele Back (Higher Ed, at-large) of University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education, Brandon Locke (PNCFL Regional Representative) of Anchorage School District in Anchorage, AK, Catherine Ousselin (K-12, at-large) of Mount Vernon High in Washington State, and Amanda Ramirez (CSCTFL Regional Representative) of Avon High School in Indiana will each begin their terms on January 1, 2023.

ACTFL Names 2023 National Language Teacher of the Year

ACTFL is pleased to announce William Lee as the 2023 National Language Teacher of the Year. The award presentation was held during the Opening General Session of the 2022 ACTFL Convention & World Languages Expo on Friday, November 18, at the Boston Convention Center.

Finalists Announced for ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year

Five Regional Language Teachers of the Year are finalists for the 2023 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year. The award will be announced at the Opening General Session of the ACTFL 2022 Convention in Boston, MA on Friday, November 18, 2022.

ACTFL to Launch National Foundation Endeavor

During its annual Convention & World Languages Expo to be held in Boston, November 18-20, 2022, ACTFL will celebrate with members, language advocates, and the world the launch of the Language Connects Foundation (LCF), a national not-for-profit and philanthropic organization created to uplift language educators and champion language education.

ALIRA has Launched for 2022-23 Academic Year

ACTFL and Language Testing International (LTI), the exclusive licensee of ACTFL assessments, are proud to announce that the ACTFL Latin Interpretive Reading Assessment (ALIRA) is now available for 2022-23 with updated content.

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