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ACTFL 12h
Now available: The "Making Languages Our Business" report indicates an urgent and rising demand for language skills among U.S. employers and proposes recommendations they can follow to bolster a multilingual workforce. Download here:
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ACTFL 16h
Do you know a young, aspiring language educator? The Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program awards merit-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing the language teaching profession. Share with students and advising colleagues:
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ACTFL 18h
A proposed budget plan is up for a vote on May 21 for the Pelham school district in New York. The proposed package includes expansion of world language initiative.
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ACTFL May 20
Have you made your housing arrangements for the 2019 Annual Convention & World Languages Expo? Make your hotel reservations now with the ACTFL/Destination DC Housing Bureau to get the best rates/housing selection: Photo courtesy of
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ACTFL May 20
One week left to submit nominations for the ACTFL Professional Awards Program! Help us recognize contributions to the field of language education from the outstanding educators you know:
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ACTFL May 20
Atención/ 敬请关注 / 워크샵 공지 / お知らせ: Our 4-day OPI Assessment Workshop in San Francisco is available in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Mixed Languages. Don't miss an incredible opportunity! Early bird registration ends 5/30:
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ACTFL May 20
Give back – participate in the ACTFL mentoring program and share your knowledge with a new educator. Pairs are matched by language and level, and all work is online. Consider applying and helping the next generation of educators succeed, visit
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ACTFL May 20
28 students from West Orange High School in New Jersey were awarded the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, Italian, or French.
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ACTFL May 19
At the Languages Out Loud event, students from the University of Oregon will read poems, sing songs, give testimonials about their experiences speaking in different world languages, and offer speeches in Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, French, German, and more.
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ACTFL May 18
Learning effective assessment practices through ACTFL’s Oral Proficiency Interview Tester Certification can enhance your teaching & classroom assessment practices. Learn more about the benefits of becoming an Certified OPI Tester:
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ACTFL May 18
"[A]fter spending most of my adult life in higher education, researching languages, cultures and cognition, I have become more convinced than ever that nothing teaches us about the world and how to think more effectively better than learning new languages."
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ACTFL May 17
Building a team of inspiring language educators at your learning institution? If your school registers 10 or more for the 2019 Annual Convention & World Languages Expo and pays with one check, there is a discount: Photo courtesy of
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ACTFL May 17
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1! There are only a few spots remaining—apply for the STARTALK Multi-State Pathways to Teaching program today and join us on this certification journey. See our summer program details here:
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ACTFL May 17
Help the next generation of language educators succeed – apply to be a mentor! Share your experience and wisdom with a new educator and help them navigate the beginning of their careers. Applications due by July 14 learn more at
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ACTFL May 17
Did you know our 1-day Familiarization Workshops offer you the perfect introduction to working with proficiency and performance for the ACTFL OPI or AAPPL at a fraction of the time commitment and cost of other workshops? Find a workshop near you:
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ACTFL May 16
Atención/ 敬请关注 / 워크샵 공지 / お知らせ: Our 4-day OPI Assessment Workshop in San Francisco is available in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Mixed Languages. Don't miss an incredible opportunity! Early bird registration ends 5/30:
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ACTFL May 16
Self-assessment: How reliable is it in assessing oral proficiency over time? Watch the latest Foreign Language Annals video from authors Wenyue Ma and Paula Winke!
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ACTFL May 15
ACTFL sponsors a Student Stipend Award program to help postsecondary, full-time students in a college or university offset ACTFL Convention registration or any other expense related to attending the convention. Learn more and apply to ACTFL by September 27
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ACTFL May 15
OPEN NOW: Lead with Languages awards merit-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors committed to pursuing a career in language education through the Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program. Share with students and advising colleagues:
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ACTFL May 14
“As a language teacher, my goal is to build connections and make comparisons and build communities around language."
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