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ACTFL Wins Bronze Award in Association TRENDS

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CONTACT: Marty Abbott
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Bethesda, MD—The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) has been honored with a Bronze award for the 2014 ACTFL Convention Preview brochure in Convention Promotion Package in Association TRENDS’ 2014 All-Media Contest. It was one of nearly 410 entries in the association publications contest.

ACTFL Executive Director, Marty Abbott says, “We are so pleased to be in the winners’ circle this year. We’re proud of the great work our staff has put into media and communicating with our members.”
 
The TRENDS All Media Contest is an annual competition held exclusively for associations, recognizing the most creative and effective communication vehicles developed in the industry over the prior year. The 2014 competition included 410 entries in 22 categories of association communications.

ACTFL will be honored at the 36th Annual Salute to Association Excellence, to be held February 6, 2015 at the Capital Hilton in Washington DC. The winning entry will be on display at the event, along with the other winners. As well as being honored at the Salute to Association Excellence, this year’s All-Media Contest winners will be featured in the January issue of TRENDS, and online.

Association TRENDS is the national newspaper for association executives and suppliers, spotlighting the latest news, information and trends in association management for the professional staff of international, national, state, regional and local voluntary organizations.

See Association TRENDS for more industry analysis and news.

About ACTFL
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the national association for language education professionals from all levels of instruction and representing all languages. With more than 12,300 active members, ACTFL provides innovative professional development opportunities, acclaimed training and certification programs, and widely cited books, publications, scholarly journals, research studies and language education resources, including Foreign Language Annals and The Language Educator magazine. As part of its mission and vision, the organization 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. 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.

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014