Events and Deadlines

Webinars, workshops, and more ways to enhance your development


Here you'll find the latest professional development opportunities and deadlines. Bookmark this page and check back often for frequent updates and new events.

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Find a Scholarship

Applications are currently open for summer study abroad scholarships. Each scholarship has it's own application criteria and deadlines some close as early as March 30. Scholarships are available in Spanish, French, and Italian.

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Sign up for Not Your Typical Book Club

A hands-on discussion of recent Foreign Language Annals (FLA) article, “Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: A Snapshot of World Language Education in Massachusetts.” Authors Catherine Ritz and Nicole Sherf will provide a brief overview followed by guided reflection in small groups.

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Register for Guiding Learners to Higher Levels of Proficiency Workshop

Guide your learners to develop the language functions and confidence to move to higher levels of proficiency. Join a foundational one-day virtual workshop to inspire you for next school year and get your PD hours in before June! Registration is limited and will close on Monday, May 1.

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Register for Developing & Assessing the Three Modes of Communication Workshop

Develop a toolbox of strategies to design purposeful units and performance tasks in the three modes of communication (Interpretive, Interpersonal, and Presentational) and identify day-to-day learning activities that support language goals. Registration is limited will close on Monday, May 1.

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Submit a Nomination

Help celebrate excellence in language education. Nominate a colleague, or even yourself for one of the twelve different ACTFL Professional Awards. Nominations are due by May 31.

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Submit your Proposal

The ACTFL Research Briefs Task Force is seeking authors for the ACTFL Research Briefs. The deadline date to submit your proposal will be May 15, 2023.

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TLE Fall 2023 Article Submissions

Topic: Mentoring New and Future Teachers. Deadline for submissions is June 15.

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Apply for a Mentor

Are you early in your career? Our mentoring program will match you with a veteran educator to help you navigate the 2023-24 academic year. Get one on one coaching matched by language, level, and interests designed to help you succeed. The deadline to apply is July 7.

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Registration Options

Connect and Collaborate at ACTFL 2023 in Chicago. Register to attend by July 13 for the lowest rate offered.