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ACTFL 2018 Summer Scholarships Applications for the 2018 summer scholarships are now open! Summer scholarships are available exclusively for ACTFL members and include language refresher courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish. Courses range from online to around the world. In-person locations include: Cairo, Egypt Bordeaux, France Sorrento, Italy Cuernavaca,...

CLEAR Summer Workshops The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at The Ohio State University is excited to announce its fully-funded, four-week summer program for K-12 educators to experience the Andes! CLAS received a grant from the Fulbright-Hays Groups Projects Abroad (GPA) Program in the U.S....

VIRTUAL LEARNING WITH ACTFL ACTFL’s Language Educators’ Learning Portal is your gateway to high quality professional development resources, keeping you connected with what’s most effective in language learning—at your pace and on your schedule. ACTFL’s library of Virtual Learning Modules (VLMs) is designed for busy teachers...

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It's Time!   Dear Colleagues, It has been nearly two months since I have taken office as president, and I would like to thank you for entrusting me with this leadership position. Without a doubt, this time period has been filled with work in your behalf with the...

Attention Spanish teachers!  The International Courses Office at the University of Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN is offering a Course on Spanish Language and Culture: El Camino de Santiago July 2-20, 2018. The program is primarily aimed at teachers of Spanish and related subjects with a B.1  Spanish language level interested in updating their...

Dear Foreign Language Teachers, My colleagues and I hope that you will join us for a full day of complimentary professional development programming in the International Commons of the Carole Weinstein International Center at the University of Richmond on Friday, April 6. Co-organized by foreign-language specialists...

[box]Editor’s note: I had the pleasure of observing Maria Cochrane’s high school French classes at Summit Christian Academy in Newport News, and later attending her TPRS seminar. My colleague and I sat at the back of the room marveling as Mrs. Cochrane’s French 1 and...

Meetings The Executive Board held its annual meeting on May 19, 2012, in Charlottesville. The annual meeting of the chapter, followed by a luncheon, took place at the FLAVA conference in Williamsburg on October 6, 2012. The minutes of the meetings are available on the AATF-VA...