Professional Development

Learn about the latest news in foreign language from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. This site includes a calendar of upcoming events in foreign language education and links to other affiliated organizations. Users can also use the download library to get free reports and publications.
ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)

The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) assists language teachers at all academic levels and enhances the status of languages and language teaching in the eyes of the American public.
Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL)

Visit this site to get more information about AATSP, a membership application, and upcoming professional development workshops.
AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese)

This site offers memberships to special interest groups that can be state-, city-, or country-wide. It also features association news and information on upcoming conventions.
TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc.)

This homepage provides tips to improve student learning, resources, discussion groups, a mailing list and news affecting educators.
NEA (National Education Association)

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