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ACTFL Executive Director Departs Organization

CONTACT: Marty Abbott
703-894-2900, ext. 110

May 27, 2011 Alexandria, VA – ACTFL Executive Director Bret Lovejoy announced his departure from the organization during a recent Board meeting. "After 8 years guiding ACTFL through a period of membership growth and financial achievement, I am ready to move on to new challenges," said Lovejoy. ACTFL President Barbara Mondloch added, "We are grateful to Bret for his service and contributions to ACTFL during this period." The Board has initiated a search for Mr. Lovejoy's successor and hopes to have a new Executive Director in place before the end of the year.


The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the national association for world language education professionals representing all languages and across all levels of instruction. ACTFL provides guidance to the profession and to the general public regarding issues, policies, and best practices related to the teaching and learning of languages and cultures. With more than 12,000 members, ACTFL is a leading national voice among language educators and administrators and is guided by a responsibility to set standards and expectations that will result in high quality language programs. For more information, visit the website at www.actfl.org.


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Friday, May 27, 2011